Postdoctoral Fellowships in Community-Engaged Research (CEnR) and Qualitative Evaluation

University of Maryland at Baltimore
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 21, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Type
Full Time

Location: University of Maryland Baltimore, Baltimore, MD

Description: An exciting p ostdoctoral fellowship opportunity is available with The PATIENTS Program at the University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) within the Pharmaceutical Health Services Research (PHSR) Department. Fellows in The PATIENTS Program engage in qualitative evaluation and mixed-methods community-research (CEnR) with activities funded by AHRQ, FDA, NIH, PCORI, the pharmaceutical industry, and foundations. Training includes mentored research and manuscript and grant-writing experiences; optional activities include coursework in CEnR or Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR). Fellows interact extensively with community partners as well as other researchers as part the portfolio of over 20 projects supported by The PATIENTS Program ( ).

Fellows receive a competitive salary and benefits.

UMB requires all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be processed through Human Resources.

Qualifications :

Qualifications: Strong focus group/key informant interviewing and qualitative analysis skills and an ability to work across diverse community settings are required. Candidates should have excellent communication, organizational, and time-management skills. Experience with CEnR or community-based participatory research (CBPR) among underserved populations is desired. A PhD in a health-related discipline is desired, but clinicians with qualitative research training and/or experience are also encouraged to apply.

How to Apply: Applicants should submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the selected candidate is identified. The start date is flexible across January – August 2022.

The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, please send applications (cover letter, cv, and 3 references) to:

PATIENTS Program PCOR Postdoctoral Fellowship

220 Arch Street, 12 th Floor

Baltimore, MD 21201

The University of Maryland, Baltimore 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. For Assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at .

If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request . You may also contact . Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

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