Duke University, Samuel DuBois Cook Center On Social Equity

Position ID:Duke University-Samuel DuBois Cook Center On Social Equity-PDRRH [#15319]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27705, United States
Subject Area: Race and Inequality Studies
Appl Deadline:2019/12/01help popup (posted 2019/10/30, listed until 2019/12/02)
Position Description:    

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Job Title: Postdoctoral Associate

 

Job Code: 3820 

 

Job Family: JF 27 

 

Occupational Summary

Conduct independent research activities under the guidance of Keisha Bentley-Edwards, Assistant Professor in General Internal Medicine and Associate Director of Research for the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity in preparation for a full time academic or research career.  

Work Performed

The Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity postdoctoral associate will work on the NIH-funded project, Religion, Spirituality and CVD Risks: A Focus on African Americans. The post-doctoral associate will focus on a supplemental project, The influence of religion/spirituality on Alzheimer's Disease and its related dementias (ADRD) for African Americans. This research is at the intersection of race, religion, culture, community and medicine. You will be working with Dr. Keisha Bentley-Edwards, Principal Investigator, and other members of the interdisciplinary research team to compile and analyze data collected from the Health and Retirement Survey, as well as surveys obtained from the consultants working on the project. Strong organizational, research, writing and interpersonal skills are necessary to be successful in this position. Experience analyzing secondary data and in conducting health equity research is preferred. This post-doctoral associate position is available for a start date as early as December 1, 2019. The appointment is active until May 31, 2020, with the possibility of an appointment renewal for the 2020-2021 budget year based upon funding and performance.

Required Qualifications at this Level

Ph.D. in social sciences related discipline, public health or closely related field.

Experience working with religious and community-based organizations and/or conducting research on racial and ethnic health disparities.

Preferred Qualifications

Flexible, collaborative and respectful style

Experience conducting qualitative interviews and focus groups

Excellent knowledge of issues related to health disparities

Experience working across a diverse range of social science projects focused on inequality

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.


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Further Info:
https://socialequity.duke.edu
email
919-681-9269
 
Campus Box 104407
Durham, NC 27708

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