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Human and Community Development Researcher

Posted: 6/18/2018 (Employment)

The Office of Population Science and Policy (OPSP) at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (SIUSOM) invites applications for a Human and Community Development Researcher. We have a growing team of researchers with an outstanding record of research in children’s health disparities, social innovation, and community health. The diverse faculty in OPSP collaborate with departments across the medical and university campuses through teaching, mentoring and research projects.


Successful candidates will have: a M.D. or Ph.D. and/or post-doctoral training in human development, family studies, community development, social entrepreneurship, educational psychology and/or policy, social psychology, child development; a demonstrated emphasis and expertise in research with children, families or communities; excellent verbal and written communication skills; evidence of research capabilities demonstrated by publications in peer-reviewed specialty journals. Sensitive to the needs of underrepresented minority populations. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in community based participatory research and its effect on improving the health of children, families and/or communities.

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Location: Office of Population Science and Policy, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine