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Postdoctoral Fellow

University Systems of Georgia

Job Description

Postdoctoral Fellow

Full Job Description

About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.


Augusta University –

Our Health Sciences Campus:

1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

College/Department Information

We strive to research behavioral and lifestyle interventions for health promotion. Our faculty have many expertise which include injury prevention studies, obesity prevention, statistical modeling and many more. Our mission in whole is to improve health and prevent illnesses. As the Institute of Public and Preventative Health we achieve our mission through research, service, leadership, and training. Our vision includes health behavior screening and education, community health update for public and private stakeholders, public and preventative health seminar series and development of new public health research projects.

Job Summary

The Postdoctoral Fellow will join an ACL-NIDILRR funded project that will assess the relationship of social determinants of health and health utilization among Medicare and Medicaid enrolled people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The postdoctoral scholar will be responsible for data curation, analysis, and writing scientific manuscripts, as well as regulatory and ethical human subjects documentation and management of study binders and materials.


The duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Develop county level metrices using various large U.S. data sets.
  • Analyze MMLEADS data.
  • Summarize and evaluate findings in extant literature, including infographics.
  • Prepare manuscript for publication in scientific journals.
  • Develop policy briefs.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. or equivalent degree from an accredited college or university in Public Health, Population Health, Health Promotion, Health Services, Health Policy, Allied Health, Biostatistics, Health Economics, or a closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in handling large data sets; Proficiency in Stata; Ability to complete work and to meet deadlines; Ability to work independently with only general supervision; Demonstrated publication history

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Ability to maintain confidentiality
Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases


Shift: Days; Monday - Friday (Work outside of normal business hours may be required)

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

Recruitment Period: Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

Consider applying with us today!

Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university

Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee

If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365

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