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Post Doctoral Fellow - Center for Healthcare History and Policy - School of Nursing

Emory University

Job Description

Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

The Center for Healthcare History and Policy (CHHAP) located within the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing (SON) at Emory University seeks applicants for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in the history of healthcare. The fellow will have research, teaching, and administrative responsibilities in the Center’s online program in the history of healthcare which offers courses on the history of race and racism in US healthcare. The CHHAP is an interdisciplinary teaching and research unit that bridges the humanities, social sciences, and health sciences across the various department and schools at Emory University to foster innovative, interdisciplinary scholarship and to train undergraduates, graduate students, and health professionals with skills to apply critical social analysis to the understanding of health and disease. The fellow will have protected time to pursue a sustained program of research and writing, mentored by CHHAP and the History Department faculty, and is expected to make progress towards publication goals.


Duties include:
• Pedagogical and administrative support for CHHAP courses, including lecturing, facilitating class discussions, and grading.
• Liaising with CHHAP, SON and Emory University faculty members, administrators and instructional designers.
• Mentoring CHHAP and SON students.
• Organizing CHHAP events.
• Working with the CHHAP Director and related faculty to develop new programs.
• Developing content for CHHAP online and social media presence.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.

To ensure the safety of our campus community, the COVID-19 vaccine is required. For more information on the University and Hospital policies and potential exemptions, please see our website.

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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