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Post Doctoral Fellow

The Ohio State University

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Functioning somewhat independently, the Postdoctoral Fellow will work on several funded projects. The primary area of research involves women’s health and health disparities. The Fellow will be trained by and work with the director of the Martha S. Pitzer Center for Women, Children and Youth.


Minimum Education Required, degree level and focus area:

PhD in health-related field (nursing applied behavioral sciences, health behavior, health policy, social behavioral health, epidemiology, or public health), strong academic writing skills and ability to work independently and with a team.


Minimum Years of Experience Required:

0-2 years


Desired Qualifications:

Have peer-reviewed publications and critical thinking skills.

Ohio State's College of Nursing ranks in the top 16 nationally in National Institutes of Health funding and invests in building innovative, multi-disciplinary research teams that can effectively and creatively address the nation's most pressing health and healthcare challenges. Our faculty conduct research across a variety of healthcare, community- based, and educational settings, and manage active, funded research programs through our two research centers: the Martha S. Pitzer Center for Women, Children and Youth, and the Center for Healthy Aging, Self-Management and Complex Care. We are seeking faculty to provide contributions across a wide array of areas, including social determinants of health, health services research, the use of emerging technologies, and across the lifespan.


The Martha S. Pitzer Center for Women, Children and Youth of The Ohio State University College of Nursing Ranked in the top 15 in National Institutes of Health funding among U.S. colleges of nursing. The Pitzer Center faculty have active federally-funded programs of research in the areas of maternal/infant health, women’s health, cancer prevention, control and survivorship, care of children and infants with complex health needs, pediatric obesity and pediatric health services research.


Ohio State is a top-20 public university, and its Ohio State Wexner Medical Center is one of America’s leading academic health centers and recently ranked No. 4 on Forbes’ list of best U.S. employers for diversity. Eligible Ohio State employees receive comprehensive benefits packages, including medical, dental and vision insurance, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, and state or alternative retirement options with competitive employer contributions.


The Ohio State University’s Shared Values include Excellence and Impact, Diversity and Innovation, Inclusion and Equity, Care and Compassion, and Integrity and Respect. Our university community welcomes differences, encourages open-minded exploration and courageous thinking, and upholds freedom of expression.


Ohio State is a dynamic community where opportunity thrives, and individuals transform themselves and their world. Positions are available in countless fields and specialties. Become a Buckeye and contribute to an incredible legacy that serves to guide our future and shape a better tomorrow.


The Ohio State University is committed to enhancing academic excellence. Recruiting, supporting, and retaining faculty of the highest caliber is a core component of this commitment. The Office of Academic Affairs (OAA) has established Dual Careers and Faculty Relocation (DCFR) to focus on supporting new and prospective faculty and their loved ones. Service offerings include dual careers partner consultations, identifying potential employers and/or employment opportunities, consultation and resources related to relocation, as well as identifying opportunities to engage on campus and in the surrounding community. While employment opportunities are not guaranteed, resources and consultation are provided to support the partners of new and prospective faculty as they are considering or transitioning to The Ohio State University.


In addition to being responsive to dual-career opportunities, we strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. Ohio State is an NSF ADVANCE institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).


Located in Ohio’s capital city, Ohio State’s Columbus campus is near the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation, and technology industries. Additional information about the Columbus area is available here. In addition to its Columbus campus, Ohio State has four regional campuses including Ohio State Lima, Ohio State Mansfield, Ohio State Marion, and Ohio State Newark, in addition to Ohio State ATI in Wooster.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Term (Fixed Term) 40 First Shift

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