The Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health in collaboration with the Center for Adolescent Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is pleased to announce a postdoctoral fellowship in adolescent health. This one-year postdoctoral training program provides mentorship and support for fellows to develop their adolescent health research agendas and link those efforts to policy and practice. This position also has the possibility of being extended to two years with mutual agreement and availability of funding. The goal of this fellowship is to enhance a fellow’s skills in research, practice, and education for excellence in adolescent health and leadership positions in public health. One position is available starting October 1st, 2022.
For this position, we are especially interested in candidates who have strong quantitative analytical skills in epidemiology and health economic research. Candidates who have completed doctoral training in varied disciplines are encouraged to apply; preference will be given to candidates with research oriented doctorates (e.g., PhD, DrPH, ScD) and who wish to focus on domestic adolescent health work. Graduates who have demonstrated scientific rigor in their graduate research training and come from historically underrepresented groups by virtue of race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status or other related factors are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or hold a permanent resident visa.
Fellows will have the opportunity to engage in research activities, acquire grant preparation skills, publish scholarly articles, enhance presentation skills, advance teaching skills, and network with the broader adolescent health community. The fellowship supports salary, health insurance, coursework (if desired), research expenses, and travel to attend adolescent scientific conferences. Successful completion of the fellowship entails meeting learning objectives set by the fellow and his/her/their mentor.
If you are interested, please send cover letter, CV, graduate transcript (s), writing sample, personal statement, and names and contact information for three references to Kristin Mmari at email@example.com
The Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is pleased to announce a postdoctoral fellowship in Maternal and Child Health (MCH). Johns Hopkins University is an affirmative acting/equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. We are committed to advancing inclusion, diversity, anti-racism, and equity (IDARE) in scholarship, education, and practice.
This two-year postdoctoral program provides mentorship and support for fellows to develop their MCH research agendas and link efforts to MCH public health practice. The fellowship supports salary, health insurance, coursework (if desired), research expenses, and travel to attend MCH professional meetings. Support for this program is provided by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration.
Fellows will engage in research activities, acquire grant preparation skills, publish scholarly articles, advance teaching skills and presentation skills, as well as network with the broader MCH community. Understanding MCH issues across the life course is a hallmark of our program. Thus, areas of training for fellows include, but are not limited to:
- Early life origins of disease and strategies for lifelong maternal and child health promotion
- Childhood obesity prevention, healthy eating, physical activity, and related school policies
- Early childhood systems of care with a focus on health equity, home visiting, and coordination
- Health and well-being of youth impacted by violence, adversity, and the criminal justice system
- Community-engaged research to prevent substance use and sexual risk-taking among youth
- Women's health and gender equity, including gender-based violence
Candidates in various fields (e.g., public health, psychology, social work, and family studies) who have completed or are near completion of their doctoral training are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with research-oriented doctorates (e.g., PhD, DrPH, ScD) as well as those with clinical degrees (e.g., MD, DO, DDS) and with an MPH/MHS focused on research and knowledge of MCH. Applicants must be US citizens or hold a permanent resident visa. Preference will be given to applicants who wish to focus on domestic MCH work. Graduates who have demonstrated scientific rigor in their graduate training and come from historically disadvantaged groups by virtue of race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, or other related factors are particularly encouraged to apply.
How to Apply
Application reviews will begin on January 16, 2023. Please send the following documents to Kristen McCormick, Academic Program Administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org:
- Cover letter
- CV and Graduate transcript(s)
- Writing sample
- Personal statement detailing research and practice interests within MCH, prior research and teaching experience, and short-and long-term career goals, including goals for the postdoctoral program
- Names and contact information for three professional references
If you have questions, please contact the Director of the Johns Hopkins Center of Excellence MCH Postdoctoral Program, Dr. Terrinieka Powell (email@example.com).