Post fellow sociology Job at University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

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  • University of Arkansas
  • Fayetteville, AR

Job Description

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Closing Date:

07/19/2024


Type of Position:

Research


Workstudy Position:

No


Job Type:

Regular


Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)


Sponsorship Available:

No


Institution Name:

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations.


The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation’s strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life.


As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.


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Department:

Department of Sociology and Criminology Research


Department's Website:


Summary of Job Duties:

The Postdoctoral Fellow will play a pivotal role in advancing the research agenda in the Arkansas Health Equity and Access Lab (HEAL), including the Arkansas Health Survey. The specific expectations for the fellow are as follows:


1. Independent Research: Conduct rigorous independent research focusing on social determinants of health, aiming to generate insights that can influence policy and practice.
2. Research Support: Assist in crafting research proposals and contribute to all phases of research execution, from data collection through to analysis, ensuring high standards of accuracy and relevance.
3. Scholarly Communication: Prepare and submit manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals, ensuring that findings are communicated effectively to the academic community and beyond.
4. Community Engagement: Actively engage with diverse community stakeholders to both gather insights and disseminate research findings, thereby aligning research objectives with community needs.
5. Mentorship: Provide mentorship to graduate students, guiding them in their academic and professional development, and fostering a supportive learning environment within the lab.


These responsibilities are designed to leverage the fellow's expertise while contributing to their professional growth and the lab's mission to address health disparities. The postdoctoral scholar will be advised by Michael Nino, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology & Criminology and Director of the Arkansas HEAL.


Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others


Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in Sociology or related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Survey Expertise: Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing surveys, coupled with robust skills in data collection methodologies, ensuring the acquisition of high-quality data critical for impactful research

  • Focused Research in Social Determinants of Health: A well-articulated research agenda concentrating on the social determinants of health, showcasing a deep understanding of how societal structures and conditions impact health outcomes

  • Social Demography Proficiency: A strong background in social demography, with a comprehensive grasp of demographic methods and analyses, enabling the fellow to contribute nuanced insights into population studies and health disparities


Additional Information:


Salary Information:

$55,000


Required Documents to Apply:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Curriculum Vitae, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title)

Optional Documents:

Proof of Veteran Status


Recruitment Contact Information:

Michael Nino, PhD, Associate Professor, mnino@uark.edu


All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site

UASYS

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.


Special Instructions to Applicants:


Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

Criminal Background Check, Sex Offender Registry

The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas seeks to attract, develop and retain high quality faculty, staff and administrators that consistently display practices and behaviors to advance a culture that embeds inclusion, opportunity, educational excellence and unparalleled access for all.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University does not discriminate in its education programs or activities (including in admission and employment) on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, or sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity). Federal law prohibits the University from discriminating on these bases. Questions or concerns about the application of Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, may be sent to the University's Title IX Coordinator and to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment.

All application information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.


Constant Physical Activity:

N/A


Frequent Physical Activity:

N/A


Occasional Physical Activity:

N/A


Benefits Eligible:

Yes

Job Tags

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