Post-Doctoral Fellow

University of Maryland, Baltimore
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 19, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Type
Full Time

We are seeking a Post-Doctoral Fellow with a healthy equity focus to join the Office of Research & Scholarship (ORS) department at the University of Maryland, School of Nursing . The Department of Research & Scholarship provides an effective infrastructure that partners with faculty members in developing, facilitating, and supporting their research and scholarship goals. The office assures that all research conducted complies with relevant federal, state, and University research regulations. It collaborates with UMSON Administrative Services’ sponsored program team and collaborates with UMSON’s organized research centers. The postdoctoral fellow selected would work with the Center for Health Equity and Outcomes Research (CHEOR) who aims to improve health outcomes of people and systems of care while providing numerous activities to support its researchers in training, service, and discovery.

Primary Responsibilities :

 Research interests aligned with a healthy equity focus from the perspective of community engagement and social determinants of health. Maternal child health focus preferred but not required.

 Develop and conduct research.

 Substantively contribute to the research and scholarship efforts of the CHEOR Center and ORS department through the dissemination of peer-reviewed, data-based publications.

 Actively participate in ORS department and CHEOR activities.

Qualifications :


Independent, self-motivated, and enthusiastic candidates with a Ph.D. with a focus in nursing, public health, health services research or a related field. Evidence of scholarly achievement in terms of data-based publications, intramural or extramural funding for pre-doctoral research training and participation in regional or national research presentations. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates must possess good oral and written communication skills. Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident to apply.

Interested candidates should submit a single PDF document containing a letter of interest, CV, brief personal statement describing research interests and career goals, and contact information for three references.

UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. We value diversity and how it enriches our academic and scientific community and strive toward cultivating an inclusive environment that supports all employees.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for a disability, for any part of the recruitment process, please contact and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email.

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