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  • Blaustein Fellowship in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Research

    The application period for 2019 is now closed.  Check back for a future announcement when new applications will be accepted.

    The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing is seeking a highly qualified candidate for a two-year post-doctoral fellowship on advancing the science to improve the mental health of young children and their families.

    The Blaustein Fellowship was created through the generosity of the Morton K. and Jane Blaustein Foundation and is led by Dr. Deborah Gross, the Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Endowed Chair in Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing. It provides a richly mentored experience to scholars committed to multidisciplinary and collaborative research advancing the science surrounding the mental health of young children and their families.

    Eligibility: Applications are welcomed from nurses with research doctorates or those nearing completion of a doctoral degree with a demonstrated commitment to scholarship in child or family mental health. Preference given to applicants with histories of prior research funding and first-authored data-based publications in refereed journals. Fellowships are open to eligible U.S. citizens and international applicants. Applicants from groups underrepresented in the nursing profession are encouraged to apply.

    Annual stipend/benefits: Stipends range from $48,432 to $59,736, depending on experience. Other benefits include pilot funds, health/dental insurance, access to JHU graduate courses, and membership to the Johns Hopkins Post-Doctoral Association.

    The application period for 2019 is now closed.  Check back for a future announcement when new applications will be accepted.

    Eligibility:

    • Nurses with research doctorates or nearing completion of a doctoral degree
    • Demonstrated commitment to scholarship in child or family mental health
    • Data-based publications
    • Prior research funding and first-authored peer-reviewed publications preferred
    • Second year of funding contingent on progress in achieving first-year fellowship goals

    Fellowships open to eligible U.S. citizens and international applicants. Applicants from groups underrepresented in the nursing profession are encouraged to apply.

    Application Requirement: Please submit the following materials as PDF documents.

    Application Requirement:

    • Statement of career objectives/research goals. The statement should be 2-3 pages double spaced and include:
      • Future career goal(s)
      • Proposed goals for the post-doctoral fellowship
      • Prior scholarship, experiences, or achievements the applicant believes will significantly contribute to a post-doctoral fellowship at Johns Hopkins University
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Three (3) letters of recommendation. Ask letter writers to state in email subject line: “Letter for (applicant’s name): Blaustein Postdoctoral Fellowship.”
    • Official Transcripts (from PhD program only)
  • Fellowships in Violence Research

    The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing is seeking highly qualified candidates for a one year residential postdoctoral position in the causes, health and behavioral effects, and prevention of and interventions for lifetime trauma and violence. There is the potential for an additional year depending on achievement of goals developed with the mentors completed during the first year. This position is full-time and offers a salary based upon the NIH NRSA postdoctoral scale and based on your level of experience. Currently, the FY 2018 posted base salary is $48,432.00.

    This position provides the opportunity for a new post-doctoral researcher to work as a team member/ research assistant on one or more of the multidisciplinary violence and trauma related funded research projects throughout the university. Working as a research assistant, the post-doc will work closely with the Principal Investigator and other members of the research teams while participating in the practical components of the research and advancing the skills and knowledge obtained during their program.  The post-doctoral fellow will be mentored by one of the program core faculty in the SON (Campbell, Sharps, Glass) and co-mentored by one of the program core faculty in BSPH or the SOM, as well as attend the weekly interdisciplinary Trauma and Violence Research Seminar.  S/he will also be able to take a limited number of classes to advance research skills and knowledge in violence and trauma.  In order to apply, please send a CV in current NIH Biosketch format with a full list of publications (under review, accepted for publication and published only) and research presentations attached, a 1 page goal statement for the post-doctoral experience and 2 letters of reference to jcampbe1@jhu.edu.

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  • Postdoctoral Fellow in the Economics Of Nursing

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    The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing is seeking a highly qualified candidate for a yearlong postdoctoral fellowship position focusing on health economics issues in nursing. There is a potential renewable for an additional year depending on funding.  This position is full-time and offers a salary based upon the NIH NRSA scale and based on the candidate’s level of experience.  This position provides the opportunity for a recently graduated post-doctoral fellow to gain experience using survey datasets for health economics research in nursing.  Working under the supervision of the Eric Slade, PhD, Associate Professor and Principal Investigator, the post-doctoral student will develop a nationwide repeated cross-sectional dataset, complete statistical analyses, and work with the PI to develop one or more research manuscripts on the nursing workforce and submit them for peer-review.  This position requires a doctoral degree in nursing, health services research, epidemiology, or a related field.  The successful candidate will have doctoral training and practical experience using statistical software packages such as STATA, SPSS, or SAS and experience with applied statistical methods used in health care research.  The successful postdoctoral fellow must register for postdoctoral research in fall/spring, must meet regularly with mentor, must complete Annual Report.

    Due Date: This application is closed. Please check back for future opportunities

    Application Requirement:

    • Statement of career objectives/research goals. The statement should be 2-3 pages double spaced and include:
      • Future career goal(s)
      • Proposed goals for the post-doctoral fellowship
      • Prior scholarship, experiences, or achievements the applicant believes will significantly contribute to a post-doctoral fellowship at Johns Hopkins University
    • Curriculum Vitae
  • Post Doctoral Fellow Measurement of Structural Racial Discrimination Across the Life Course

    The grant entitled “Reducing racial disparities in AD/ADRD: Addressing structural discrimination and resilience” at the Johns Hopkins University announces an opening for a Postdoctoral Fellow.

    The fellowship will be focused on the measurement of structural racial discrimination across the life course. The postdoctoral fellow will also leverage existing data bases to work on projects to determine the impact of structural discrimination and structural resilience on health outcomes across the life course. Both of these aims entail compelling quantitative challenges, including theory-informed measurement modeling and dimension reduction, causal inference, complex longitudinal and systems modeling in a lifecourse context, and intervention study design. As a result, the fellowship will provide outstanding opportunities for scholarship to develop methodology in statistics and data science in the context of a critically important societal issue.

    The long-term vision our work is to erase racial disparities in Alzheimer’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease related dementias (AD/ADRD) burden. The objectives in this DP1 are to (1) develop a measure of structural discrimination and resilience (focusing specifically on African Americans), (2) disseminate the novel instrument to NIH-funded studies for data collection, and (3) develop tailored interventions with feedback from all stakeholders to reduce racial disparities in AD/ADRD prevalence and burden.

    Significance: 

    African Americans are more than twice as likely to have AD/ADRD as Whites. Not attributed to genes, this is a preventable gap in one of humans’ most feared diseases. Systemic inequality caused by deeply rooted factors like structural racial discrimination shape the distribution of resources and our individual habits like smoking, and diet. AD/ADRD prevention research often focuses on individual habits rather than underlying structural factors. We aim to change the focus of AD/ADRD prevention and experience to address structural factors but there is currently no way to measure structural racial discrimination or the structural resilience that could help individuals, families and communities compensate. 

    The Johns Hopkins University provides a rich interdisciplinary environment with a wide variety of community partnerships, and offer an abundance of seminars, invited lectures, and opportunities for collaboration with faculty across disciplines and departments.

    Under the direction of Karen Bandeen-Roche, PhD, Sarah L. Szanton, PhD, ANP and Roland J. Thorpe, Jr., PhD, the postdoctoral fellow will have ample opportunities to write publications and grants to advance the science of structural racial discrimination. They will help lead publications focusing on methodological approaches to developing the measurement of the structural discrimination, the development of the structural discrimination and structural resilience measures per se, and evaluate the implications of structural discrimination and resilience for health across the lifecourse. The primary responsibility of the postdoctoral fellow will be to collaborate with investigators and PhD students on this team to these ends. The Postdoctoral Fellow also will provide technical assistance and support as needed. They will also gain leadership through data management and analysis; preparation of manuscripts, grant proposals, and conference presentations; and collaborating and engaging with interdisciplinary research groups.

    The Postdoctoral fellow will have access to exceptional resources to facilitate the conduct of their own research including multiple opportunities to publish and assistance with grant-writing or project planning for the next stage of their research careers. The postdoctoral fellow will receive individualized mentoring and training to develop the skills and competencies needed to become successful independent investigators, advance the health of populations, conduct independent methodological research directed to research questions with high substantive impact, and design, implement, and evaluate innovative policy interventions. 

    The initial appointment will be for one year, with the potential for funding to be extended an additional year. Decisions regarding Fellowship extensions will be based on scholarly productivity, mid-year and year-end progress reports. The position provides salary and benefits consistent with NIH postdoctoral fellows.

    Qualifications

    A PhD in biostatistics/statistics, quantitative psychology, or an equivalent quantitative field is required. Fellowships are open to eligible US citizens and international applicants. Women, racial/ethnic minorities, sexual/gender minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    Application Instructions

    Due Date: Rolling. Start date is negotiable.

    • Statement of career objectives/research goals. The statement should be 2-3 pages double spaced and include:
    • Future career goals
    • Specific interest in health equity research and the well-being of all people
    • Academic and career development plans for the fellowship, including a) the skills, knowledge or certifications the applicant seeks to obtain; b) why this postdoctoral fellowship would be a particularly good fit for the applicant; and c) expected outcomes on career goals.
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Three letters of recommendation. Letters can also be sent to agingcenter@jhu.edu. Ask letter writers to state in email subject line: “Letter for (applicant’s name): Postdoctoral Fellowship.
    • Official Transcript (only transcript from PhD program is required)

    Questions regarding application procedures, due date flexibility, or specifics of the Fellowship should be directed to Alicia Cooke at agingcenter@jhu.edu, acooke8@jhu.edu

     

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  • Postdoctoral Position in Chronic Care and Health Disparities Research

    The Center for Cardiovascular and Chronic Care at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is pleased to announce an opening for a Postdoctoral Fellow with a focus on cardiovascular health disparities research.

    The Center aims to significantly reduce cardiovascular health disparities through community engagement, scientific investigation, education, and policy initiatives. The School of Nursing and the Johns Hopkins University provide a rich interdisciplinary environment with a wide variety of clinical and community partnerships, and offer an abundance of seminars, invited lectures, and opportunities for collaboration with faculty across disciplines and departments.

    Under the direction of Cheryl Dennison Himmelfarb, PhD, RN, and Center faculty the postdoctoral fellow will have ample opportunities to develop, implement, and evaluate theory-driven strategies to reduce cardiovascular health disparities. The primary responsibility of the postdoctoral fellow will be to collaborate with the research team to carry out an array of activities, including research, scholarship, and conference presentations.  The Postdoctoral Fellow will also learn leadership through data management and analysis; preparation of manuscripts, grant proposals, and conference presentations; and leadership of interdisciplinary research groups.

    Postdoctoral fellows will have access to exceptional resources to facilitate the conduct of their own research including multiple opportunities to publish and assistance with grant-writing or project planning for the next stage of their research careers. The Postdoctoral Fellow will be appointed to a faculty mentor and receive individualized mentoring and training to develop the skills and competencies needed to become successful independent investigators, advance the health of older populations, and to design, implement, and evaluate innovative behavioral interventions.

    The initial appointment will be for one year, with the potential for funding to be extended an additional year. Decisions regarding Fellowship extensions will be based on scholarly productivity, mid-year and year-end progress reports. The position provides salary and benefits consistent with NIH postdoctoral fellows (FY 2020 posted base salary is $50,076).

    APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
    Eligibility: A PhD in nursing, public health, implementation science, psychology, behavioral sciences or related field is required. Fellowship is open to eligible US citizens and international applicants.

    Due Date: October 15, 2020. Decisions and notification regarding selection will be made by December 1, 2020. Start date is negotiable.

    APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

    • Statement of career objectives/research goals. The statement should be 2-3 pages double spaced and include:
      • Future career goals,
      • Specific interest in cardiovascular and health disparities research, and
      • Academic and career development plans for the fellowship.
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Three 3) letters of recommendation. Letters should be sent to SON-Innovation@jhu.edu. Ask letter writers to state in email subject line: “Letter for (applicant’s name): Postdoctoral Fellowship.
    • Official Transcript (only transcript from PhD program is required)

    Please submit all materials as PDF documents to SON-Innovation@jhu.edu . Questions regarding application procedures, due date flexibility, or specifics of the Fellowship should be directed to Dr. Sandra Panchalingam at SON-Innovation@jhu.edu.

  • Postdoctoral Position in Hypertension, Blood Pressure Measurement, Clinical Trials and Community Based Research

    The Center for Cardiovascular and Chronic Care at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is pleased to announce an opening for a Postdoctoral Fellow with a focus on hypertension research.

    The Center aims to significantly reduce cardiovascular health disparities through community engagement, scientific investigation, education, and policy initiatives. The School of Nursing and the Johns Hopkins University provide a rich interdisciplinary environment with a wide variety of clinical and community partnerships, and offer an abundance of seminars, invited lectures, and opportunities for collaboration with faculty across disciplines and departments.

    Under the direction of Yvonne Commodore-Mensah, PhD, MHS, RN, and Center faculty the postdoctoral fellow will have ample opportunities to develop, implement, and evaluate theory-driven strategies to reduce cardiovascular health disparities. The postdoctoral fellow will participate in the conduct of the Home Blood Pressure Telemonitoring Linked with Community Health Workers to Improve Blood Pressure (LINKED-BP) Program, a cluster randomized controlled trial focused on improving blood pressure among adult who receive care at community health centers. The intervention consists of self-measured blood pressure monitoring, a mobile health application and support from a community health worker to improve lifestyle to reduce blood pressure. The LINKED-BP Program is part of the American Heart Association-funded RESTORE (AddREssing Social Determinants TO pRevent hypErtension) Network. The post-doctoral fellow will have the opportunity to advance health equity by testing whether this intervention prevents hypertension in Black and underserved populations.

    The primary responsibility of the postdoctoral fellow will be to collaborate with the research team to carry out an array of activities, including research, scholarship, and conference presentations. The Postdoctoral Fellow will also learn leadership through research protocols, data management and analysis; preparation of manuscripts, grant proposals, and conference presentations; and leadership of interdisciplinary research groups.

    Postdoctoral fellows will have access to exceptional resources to facilitate the conduct of their own research including multiple opportunities to publish and assistance with grant-writing or project planning for the next stage of their research careers. The Postdoctoral Fellow will be receive individualized mentoring and training to develop the skills and competencies needed to become successful independent investigators, advance the health of diverse populations, and to design, implement, and evaluate innovative community-based trials.

    The initial appointment will be for one year, with the potential for funding to be extended an additional year. Decisions regarding Fellowship extensions will be based on scholarly productivity, mid-year and year-end progress reports. The position provides salary and benefits consistent with NIH postdoctoral fellows (FY 2021 posted base salary is $53,760).

    APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

    Eligibility: A PhD in nursing, public health, psychology, behavioral sciences or health related field is required. All applicants must have experience or interest in hypertension research, clinical trials, and health equity research. A strong applicant will be tremendously driven, independent, and an effective communicator.  Fellowship is open to eligible US citizens and international applicants.

    Due Date: Oct 29, 2021. Decisions and notification regarding selection will be made by December 15, 2021. Start date is negotiable.

    APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

    • Statement of career objectives/research goals. The statement should be 2-3 pages double spaced and include:
      • Future career goals,
      • Specific interest in cardiovascular and health disparities research, and
      • Academic and career development plans for the fellowship
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Three (3) letters of recommendation.
    • Official Transcript (only transcript from PhD program is required)

    Please submit all materials as PDF documents via: https://apply.interfolio.com/94759

    Questions regarding application procedures, due date flexibility, or specifics of the Fellowship should be directed to Dr. Yvonne Commodore-Mensah at ycommod1@jhu.edu

     

     

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  • The University of California San Francisco-Johns Hopkins (UCSF-JHU) Opioid Industry Documents Archive Postdoctoral Fellows

    The University of California San Francisco-Johns Hopkins (UCSF-JHU) Opioid Industry Documents Archive Postdoctoral Fellows

    The Johns Hopkins University is looking for two Postdoctoral Fellows (2 years each) to assist with development of critical research and infrastructure of the recently launched University of California-Johns Hopkins University (UCSF-JHU) Opioid Industry Documents Archive. Fellows will take up their positions on January 1, 2022.

    The UCSF-JHU Opioid Industry Documents Archive, established in Spring 2021, is a digital collection of publicly disclosed opioid litigation materials. The Archive contains emails, memos, presentations, sales reports, training materials, budgets, audit reports, meeting agendas and minutes, expert witness reports, and depositions of pharmaceutical industry executives. The Archive provides a freely accessible digital resource for use by researchers, journalists, policymakers, and the public. The Archive provides an unparalleled opportunity to investigate scientific, legal, regulatory, and marketing questions, and apply computational as well as other diverse analytic methods, to generate fundamental new knowledge about the origins of the epidemic, and to inform changes to policies and practice to prevent future harms.

    The Postdoctoral Fellows will pursue original, publishable research using materials housed in the Archive and work closely with the Archive research team to enhance the accessibility and usability of archival materials. The fellows will take a leadership role in developing an effective organizational structure of the large volume of diverse materials housed in the Archive to facilitate a wide range of multi-disciplinary research endeavors. As part of their responsibilities, fellows will oversee research assistants charged with specific organizational and research tasks. Fellows will be mentored by and work closely with researchers and information specialists leading this work at JHU.  Fellows will be housed at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing or the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and will be affiliated with the Center for Medical Humanities and Social Medicine and the Institute of the History of Medicine.

    Position Start Date: January 1, 2022

    Position End Date: December 31, 2023

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