Harvard University School of Public Health: The Department of Global Health and Population: FXB Center Research Program on Children and Global Adversity
Harvard University School of Public Health seeks post-doctoral Diversity Fellow applicant whose interests and career goals for training align with the activities of our recently-funded National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) Reducing and Eliminating Health Disparities: Planning Phase (R24) Community Based Participatory Research with Somali Bantu and Bhutanese refugees in Chelsea, Mass. The position will be based in Boston and involve intensive work with community partners. Interested potential applicants with a background in quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods research skills (field based survey data collection, parent and child survey administration, psychometric and multivariate analyses of child and family mental health outcomes are encouraged to be in touch with Theresa Betancourt, PhD.
The Research Program on Children and Global Adversity (RPCGA) and the potential fellow will then work together to co-construct a proposal for funding to NIMHD comprising a two-year training and mentored research plan aligned with their career goals and project activities. Applicants must come from an under-represented minority group (African American, Latino or Native American) and be U.S. citizens or green card holders. Willingness to spend significant time in participatory work with refugee populations as well as prior field based research in low resource and community settings is desired.