Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Global Center for Applied Health Research, School of
Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions,
Arizona State University
The Global Center for Applied Health Research (GCAHR) in the
School of Social Work at Arizona State University invites
applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible, 12-month
Postdoctoral Research Scholar. Contract renewal is possible on an
annual basis for up to 3 years with no tenure implications.
Anticipated start date is August, 2021.
ASU is a research-intensive university and offers
interdisciplinary training and collaboration opportunities. For
additional information and policies regarding postdoctoral scholars
at ASU, please see https://provost.asu.edu/postdoc.
GCAHR follows a Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR)
orientation and applies a multi-method approach to the development,
adaptation and testing of health interventions with the goal of
influencing change in community, systems, programs and policies.
The Postdoctoral Research Scholar will collaborate on global
translational research studies related to prevention, parenting,
positive youth development, health disparities and health equity,
and local research capacity building. The Postdoc’s primary tasks
will include liaising with international community partners,
overseeing student researchers, developing data collection
protocols, training community partners in quantitative and
qualitative data collection, assisting in data analysis, writing
manuscripts and developing future grant applications.
- D. or expect to receive a Ph.D. in a relevant field of study
(e.g., social work, psychology, sociology, public health) by the
start of the appointment.
- Evidence of experience studying issues relating to health
equity/health disparities, global health, prevention, substance
abuse, or translational intervention research.
- Demonstrate strong scientific quantitative analytical and
writing skills and ability to publish research findings in
- Demonstrate commitment to equity, inclusion and cultural
competency as well as working within broadly diverse
- Demonstrate ability to read, write and speak in Spanish.
- Demonstrate experience with qualitative data analysis.
- Familiar or proficient in MPLUS and/or SPSS.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
- Strong presentation and public speaking skills.
- Ability to travel independently abroad.
Inquiries concerning the search should be addressed to Christine
McCaleb (email@example.com). For information on
current research projects, visit: https://globalappliedhealth.asu.edu/
Application Deadline and Procedures:
To apply, visit https://publicservice.asu.edu/content/jobs
Candidates will be asked to submit the following through their
- Curriculum vitae
- A statement no more than three (3) pages which includes the
- Your interest in this position and your fit relative to the
required and desired qualifications
- Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion demonstrated in
the CV/resume or in the cover letter
- Information for three professional references (name, title,
organization, e-mail address, phone number). At least one reference
needs to be a current and/or past supervisor.
Initial deadline for receipt of complete applications is
(August 15, 2021, 5:00p.m. Arizona time). Applications
will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool.
Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order
in which they were received until the position is filled.
Arizona State University is committed to building a model for an
American research university that measures impact by the success of
its students, and faculty committed to the public good with
solution- focused research that expands interdisciplinary thinking,
and a university that accepts major responsibility for health,
economic, and social development of its community.
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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified
applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex,
religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or
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