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Post Doctoral Fellow (multiple vacancies)
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Date Posted 05/11/2022
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Details
Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Post Doctoral Fellow (multiple vacancies)
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research Support (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 Post Doctoral Fellow in Pediatrics at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Under the direction of the Director of PopQuIS, Program faculty, and designated mentors, the Post Doc Fellow conducts specialized research, literature review and integrates a primary care framework to improve population and public health in the United States. Conduct a mentored research project, complete focused educational activities, and participate as a research team member to support current research, occurring in priority areas such as: (1) Maternal Morbidity and Child Health, (2) Quality of Health and Healthcare, (3) Mental Health Access and Care, (4) Health Equity and (5) COVID-19. Job Requirements: As this position may be funded through the T32, special requirements include that the candidate must be a US citizen or permanent resident under T32 Training Program guidelines.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
  • Work with PI and others as assigned to develop a career development plan with training/educational goals for fellowship period.
  • Develop, propose, and obtain approval for a mentored research project to be completed during fellowship.
  • Conduct, complete, and disseminate a mentored career development research project that contributes to the primary care research enterprise at Rutgers and in the United States.
  • Participate in focused educational and leadership development activities to prepare for a career as a leader in the Primary Care Research enterprise in the US.
  • As appropriate for career development and consistent with qualifications, participates in clinical activities, as assigned.
  • Participate in the research, administration, and dissemination activities of various relevant projects to develop a breadth of experience and skills in team research of primary care research or methods relevant for the program and fellow.
  • Under guidance of PI and/or mentor, assume leadership of specific scholarly and other activities, as assigned or approved, including authorship of specified projects as appropriate for career development.
  • Assume leadership of specified activities within larger projects to support career development.
  • Assists in planning and development, focusing on research, quality improvement and best practices.
  • Participates in and provides leadership for rapid cycle and other quality improvement activities designed to improve the program
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Exempt
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 0.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 0.000
Annual Maximum Salary 0.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description Fellowship/Stipends
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.
COVID-19 Immunization Requirement
Under Policy 60.1.35 , Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption.  Prospective employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster within two weeks (14 calendar days) of eligibility .  Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of any COVID-19 vaccine authorized or approved for use in the United States by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University’s web site located at https://coronavirus.rutgers.edu/covid-19-vaccine .  Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a prospective employee’s offer of employment and/or disciplinary action up to and including termination.
Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility None


Minimum Education and Experience
  • US Citizens and permanent residents with MDs, PhDs, DrPHs, or other eligible doctoral degrees who seek to become leaders in the field of Primary Care Research.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Clinicians and non-clinicians (e.g., social scientists, public health professionals, and others with doctoral degrees) may be hired.
Preferred Qualifications
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 Details

Posting Number 22ST1627
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, New Jersey

Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Infection Control and Safety

This position is subject to all Rutgers University policies, including TB surveillance and other infection control and safety policies. Please review the Tuberculosis Surveillance Policy for additional information.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

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