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Job Title: Postdoctoral Researcher: Community Doula and Midwifery Care for Black Maternal H
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Organization: Florida International University
Posted: 3/19/2024
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Community Health
Industry: Academic Institutions
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Miami,  FL   
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Position Description: Postdoctoral Researcher: Community Doula and Midwifery Care for Black Maternal Health

The Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, in the College of Arts, Sciences & Education, at Florida International University (FIU) seeks applications for a full-time, twelve-month, postdoctoral researcher with the Black Mothers Care Plan. The postdoctoral researcher will assist with a major research project, “Community Doula and Midwifery Care as Models to Advance Equitable Healthcare Among Black Birthing Persons” funded by HRSA’s Maternal Health Research Collaborative for Minority-Serving Institutions. The project will conduct applied community-engaged research in partnership with community-based organizations to assess the impact mobile and household- centered care models for improving Black maternal health outcomes and experiences in Miami, FL. “Community Doula and Midwifery Care as Models to Advance Equitable Healthcare Among Black Birthing Persons” is led by Dr. Okezi T. Otovo, Principal Investigator, and Co-Principal Investigators Dr. Alexandra Cornelius, Dr. Rokeshia Renné Ashley, and Dr. Frank Anderson. The postdoctoral researcher will assist in research design, data collection, focus groups and surveys, quantitative data, reporting, and supplementary research. The postdoctoral researcher will collaborate with cross- disciplinary faculty, community partners, and other stakeholders. The candidate will also co-author publications and assist in the dissemination of research. This position is for two years with the possibility to continue for the full five-year term of the project.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Qualifications: Candidates must hold a PhD in social science, public health, or a medical field with expertise and experience in maternal health disparities and working with Black communities. Preferred candidates also will have experience in analyzing quantitative and qualitative data.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 531808 at careers.fiu.edu and attach a cover letter, writing sample, and curriculum vitae. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least 3 references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. Applicants are also requested to send an electronic copy of their application materials to Dr. Alexandra Cornelius, Director of the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies at acornel@fiu.edu. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by April 30, 2024. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Organization Description: Florida International University is a top public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. Very high research (R1) activity and high social mobility come together at FIU to uplift and accelerate learner success in a global city by focusing in the areas of environment, health, innovation, and justice. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers. FIU serves a diverse student body of more than 56,000 and 290,000 Panther alumni. U.S. News and World Report places dozens of FIU programs among the best in the nation, including international business at No. 2. Washington Monthly Magazine ranks FIU among the top 20 public universities contributing to the public good.

Closing Date: 6/19/2024
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Contact Name: Dr. Alexandra Cornelius,  Postdoctoral Researcher: Community Doula and Midwifery Care for Black Maternal H
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Miami   FL  33199
United States
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  Miami   FL  33199
  United States
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Contact Email: acornel@fiu.edu
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How to Apply: Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 531808 at careers.fiu.edu

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