The primary purpose of this 2-year, post-doctoral, Research Fellow position is to allow the Research Fellow to participate in community-based participatory research ( CBPR ) activities currently being implemented in the Community Engagement Research Core ( CERC ) of the Vanderbilt/ Meharry Clinical and Translational Science Award ( CTSA ). This position will focus on 4 overarching areas: CBPR , intervention research, public participatory geographic information system ( PPGIS ), and quantitative and/or qualitative research.
The Research Fellow will be responsible for leading on community based participatory research activities, including PPGIS , writing behavioral, scientific manuscripts for peer review, as a lead author or as a coauthor on several manuscripts related to health disparities, CBPR , PPGIS , and relevant topics based on data from ongoing projects. As part of the preparation for these manuscripts the Research Fellow will be conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses independently and in conjunction with study team leadership. The Research Fellow also will work with project staff and community partners to design future projects. The Fellow will select one or more specific projects to bring to completion.
Completed Ph.D or MD in a health disparities, public health, community health or related scientific field is required.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Meharry offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision reimbursement, 403(B) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, credit union, and Employee Assistance Program.