PD - Post Doctoral
Post Doctoral Fellow
Humanities & Sciences
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Anticipated Hiring Range
Up to $50,000
Monroe Park Campus
Normal work days
Normal work hours
Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the
VCU Health System?
Does this position require a pre-placement medical
Is any portion of this position grant-funded?
Description of the Job
The College of Humanities and Sciences is pleased to announce an
opening for a one-year postdoctoral fellow beginning August 25,
2021 or January 10, 2022 with the possibility of renewal for a
second year. Candidates must have expertise in racial inequity in
health, with a preference for candidates with strong knowledge of
race theory. The fellow will work with Jennifer Malat (Dean and
Professor of Sociology) on shared projects. Strength in qualitative
interviewing methods and/or statistical methods required.
Preference will be given to candidates who have both. The fellow
can work remotely, if they have the ability to video conference, or
in-person in Richmond, VA.
Candidates must have completed a PhD in a social science or related
discipline before beginning position. Strong writing skills and the
ability to work independently are required. Demonstrated experience
successfully working in and fostering an inclusive faculty, staff,
and student environment or commitment to do so at VCU is also
Job Open Date
Remove from posting on or before
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications will begin on June 10, 2021, and the
position will remain open until filled. Only electronic
applications submitted via VCU eJobs will be accepted. Within the
application, please supply current contact information for three
professional references as an “Other” document. A current
curriculum vita and a cover letter is also required.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Optional & Required Documents
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Other Document
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)