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Postdoctoral Fellow
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Date Posted 12/29/2021
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Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Details
Recruitment/Posting Title Postdoctoral Fellow
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)
Department RWJ-Pediatrics-General Pediatrics
New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research. 
Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers. 
Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state—at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, including Piscataway; and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newark’s University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates. 
Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.
Posting Summary
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for the Department of Pediatrics within Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. 
Under the direction of the Director of PopQuIS, the Postdoctoral Fellow conducts specialized research, literature review and support for the Maternal and Child Health-Measurement Research Network (MCH-MRN) and its measurement interest groups. The MCH-MRN project focuses on measurement related to the maternal and child health population. The current interest groups, known as Measurement Improvement Groups (MIGs), focus on the following areas: Clinical Improvements, COVID-19, Equality and Disparities, Family Engagement, and Social Determinants of Health. 
Among the key duties of this position are the following: 
  • Participates in the research, administration, and dissemination activities of the Maternal and Child Health Measurement Research Network (MCH-MRN) and its measurement interest groups. 
  • Takes leadership of specific scholarly and other activities of the MCH-MRN as assigned or approved, including 
    authorship of specified network products. 
  • Assumes leadership of specified activities potentially including network website, administrative leadership of specified MIGs, and others assigned or agreed to. 
  • Participates and conducts research development of special projects as assigned, through activities including literature 
    reviews, data gathering and analysis related to key topics in areas of child/family health, population and community health, and policy. 
  • Assists in planning and development, focusing on research, quality improvement and best practices.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week 37.50
Daily Work Shift Day
FLSA Exempt
Grade 99S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary
Annual Mid Range Salary
Annual Maximum Salary
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description Non-Union
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility None

Minimum Education and Experience
  • Ph.D. Degree or equivalent in a relevant science with three (3) years or less of postdoctoral research experience. 
  • Experienced with operations, data management, and continuous quality improvement.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in academic environment and/or health care environment. 
  • Experience with Quality and Safety, Measurement and/or Population Health.
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
  • Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing. No special vision requirements. Must be able to lift or exert force up to 25 pounds. Ability to communicate with staff and collaborators via virtual meeting software (Zoom, Teams, WebEx, etc), phone, and email. 

  • Must pass employee health clearance, TB Test and required safety training. Clinical/office environment with moderate amount of noise.
Special Conditions

Posting Number 21ST1488
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
Location Details
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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