Job Summary

We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral research fellow to work on projects related to global transgender health and/or intersectional discrimination and health. Survey research experience is required and experience with mixed-methods research and/or psychometrics is desirable. The fellow will work with Dr. Ayden Scheim and have the opportunity for mentorship and collaboration with other faculty at Drexel and with collaborators across the United States and internationally.

The fellow will be primarily responsible for conducting analyses and authoring publications for two ongoing NIH-funded mixed-methods studies. They will have the opportunity to lead publications and develop their own research ideas. The candidate will participate in professional development activities including research group management and grant writing and will have access to training opportunities across the School of Public Health. Standard NIH postdoctoral salary guidelines apply. In addition, a generous research allowance will be provided. Remote work arrangements and assistance with moving expenses are available. Candidates with relevant lived experience are encouraged to apply, including individuals who are Black, Latinx, Indigenous, from the Global South, transgender, and/or non-binary.

Essential Functions

Research and dissemination
  • Design and conduct data analyses
  • Contribute to papers as lead or co-author
  • Develop community-facing research products to share key findings
Study management
  • Assist with supervision of graduate students
  • Work with project manager to ensure data quality for ongoing studies
  • Assist with survey programming and qualitative or quantitative database management, as needed
  • Assist with developing funding applications for future studies
Required Qualifications
  • PhD or Doctorate in Epidemiology, public health, psychology, social science, or a related field
  • 1-2 years of Experience
  • Proficiency in SAS and/or Stata
  • Experience analyzing survey data
  • Demonstrated expertise related to two or more of the following: sexual and gender minority health; intersectionality; racism, stigma and discrimination; mental health; HIV; measurement and psychometrics; community-based participatory research
  • Possess excellent oral, written, analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to work both independently and as part of a collaborative team
  • Experience applying anti-racist and equity, diversity, and inclusion frameworks to research processes
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in Spanish or Hindi
  • Experience conducting qualitative and/or mixed-methods data analysis
Physical Demands

Typically sitting at a desk/table


University City- Philadelphia, PA

Additional Information

This position is classified as Exempt with a salary grade of I. For more information regarding Drexel’s Professional Staff salary structure,

Please review the Benefits Brochure for some information on our benefits offerings.

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Review of applicants will begin March 15th and continue until a suitable candidate pool is identified.

Advertised:Sep 27 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:Jun 30 2023 Eastern Daylight Time

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