Post-Doctoral Associate in Duluth, MN

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

University of Minnesota   •  

Duluth, MN 55802

Industry: Education, Government & Non-Profit


Not Specified years

Posted 60 days ago

This job is no longer available.


Minimum educational requirements: PhD or other terminal degree in epidemiology, medical anthropology, sociology, psychology, public health, or related discipline

Other requirements: excellent communication skills, valid MN driver's license, self-direction

About the Job

Length of position: 2 years

Reports to: Associate Dean for Research

Duties to be performed:

1. Stakeholder engagement to develop rural practice-based research network (PBRN), including focus group interviews and individual interviews. This will require travel to local rural sites.

2. Qualitative and quantitative data analysis

3. Assist in grant preparation to undertake projects across rural PBRN.

4. Research dissemination in the form of presentations and peer-reviewed publications

5. Assist in the identification and development of materials to meet continuing education needs for rural PBRN members in relation to research.

The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
  • Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
  • Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
  • Excellent retirement plans with employer match
  • Disability and employer paid life insurance
  • Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
  • Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
  • Student loan forgiveness opportunity
  • Opportunities for growth and promotion

About the Department

The mission of the University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth campus is to be a national leader in improving healthcare access and outcomes in rural Minnesota and American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.

We do this by:

  • Educating medical students dedicated to serving rural Minnesota and American Indian/Alaska Native communities
  • Fostering excellence in research
  • Emphasizing the training of physicians in Family Medicine
  • Creating strong partnerships locally, regionally, nationally and internationally
  • Working in innovative, interdisciplinary and inter-professional teams

Valid Through: 2019-9-16