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POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER (PUBLIC HEALTH) - ID# 222120
University of Hawai‘i at Manoa


Date Posted Mar. 8, 2022
Title POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER (PUBLIC HEALTH) - ID# 222120
University University of Hawai‘i at Manoa
Honolulu, HI, United States
Department Thompson School of Social Work & Public Health
Application Deadline Apr. 23, 2022
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Post-Doc
  • Public Health/Management/Administration
    Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology
 
 

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER (PUBLIC HEALTH) – ID# 222120.

Office of Public Health Studies.  (2) Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Office of Public Health Studies (OPHS), Thompson School of Social Work & Public Health, University of Hawai‘i (UH) at Manoa, located in Honolulu, Hawai‘i. Telework (from employee’s residence city and state) may be permissible subject to review and approval by Principal Investigator and RCUH. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws. 

MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary commensurate with qualifications. 

DUTIES:  Conducts and supports evaluation, tracking, and reporting of program outcomes for state and federal funded projects in public health. Designs and conducts research and evaluation at the intersection of public health practice and academic scholarship and training using a social ecological perspective with a health equity lens in the Hawai‘i Pacific context. Designs and implements evaluation research protocols, procedures and/or analytical methods. Adapts new procedures, methods or instrumentation relative to research protocols/procedures/methods. Collects, prepares, and analyzes research and evaluation data. Maintains computer database of research and evaluation data. Tabulates, displays, and explains research and evaluation data to various stakeholders and for report and manuscript preparation. Conduct training workshops and courses on public health practice, research, and/or evaluation. Write abstracts, scientific manuscripts, reports, research and grant proposals. Assists with ordering and procurement of supplies and services for the project. 

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION/TRAINING:  PhD from an accredited college or university in Public Health or related field.  EXPERIENCE:  One to three (1-3) years of experience in health promotion, health education, or evaluation of community health programs. Experience must include working on public health projects, and writing peer-reviewed abstracts and publications or leading public health evaluation reports. Experience must include working with quantitative and qualitative data collection, including focus groups, interviews, observational field work, needs assessments and survey administration or program evaluation.  ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS:  Knowledge of public health theories and social-ecological approaches to community health promotion or survey design and in the use of online survey tools (e.g. Qualtrics or SurveyMonkey). Knowledge of evaluation methods for coalitions and partnership-building initiatives. Ability to be flexible, work on multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to implement a program evaluation, to maintain a tracking data base, and to achieve reporting. Ability to conduct multivariate data analysis. Ability to teach evaluation concepts to students and non-experts. Strong analytical and writing skills. Ability to effectively conduct work remotely (e.g., telework) as applicable.  POLICY AND/OR REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS:  As a condition of employment, employee will be subject to all applicable RCUH policies and procedures and, as applicable, subject to University of Hawai‘i's and/or business entity's policies and procedures.  Violation of RCUH's, UH's, or business entity's policies and/or procedures or applicable State or Federal laws and/or regulations may lead to disciplinary action (including, but not limited to possible termination of employment, personal fines, civil and/or criminal penalties, etc.).  

SECONDARY QUALIFICATIONS:  Experience with academic-community partnerships for participatory evaluation and research activities. Familiarity with evaluation methods for coalitions and partnership-building initiatives. Experience working with ethnically and socioeconomically diverse communities, especially in Hawai‘i and the Pacific. Experience utilizing statistical software packages (SPSS, SAS, or STATA), infographics, and public health communications using health literacy best practices. Experience in mentoring graduate students, or in teaching at the university level. 

INQUIRIES:  Ngoc Vu – ngocv@hawaii.edu (Oahu).

Please apply directly on the RCUH website to be considered for the position.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to www.rcuh.com and click on “Job Postings.” You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Supervisory References, 4) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawai‘i Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. Effective January 31, 2022, the RCUH will be implementing a COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy (this policy supersedes the previous RCUH COVID-19 Policy).  All RCUH employees and positions are subject to the RCUH COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy.  All post-job offer/new hires will be required to show proof that they are fully vaccinated (e.g., their CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card) during the onboarding process.  New Hires will not be allowed to start work until their COVID-19 Vaccination have been reviewed and approved to be in compliance with the RCUH Mandatory Vaccination Policy.  New Hires deciding to get vaccinated after a job offer has been accepted, must present a copy of their vaccination card as proof they are in the process of being fully vaccinated. These New Hires will be subject to weekly testing until they are fully vaccinated.  Requests for a religious or medical accommodation from the COVID-19 vaccination may be submitted to the RCUH Director of Human Resources after they have completed the new hire documents and these documents have been approved by the RCUH Human Resources Department.  Individuals granted an accommodation will be subject to the weekly testing requirement.  NOTE:  Effective January 31, 2022, all RCUH recruitments must be in compliance with the RCUH COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy.  Applicants may request information on this policy from the contact person listed on this recruitment. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to rcuh_employment@rcuh.com. If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-7262 or (808)956-0872. 

CLOSING DATE:  April 23, 2022. 

RCUH’s mission is to support and enhance research, development and training in Hawai‘i, with a focus on the University of Hawai‘i.

Equal Opportunities Employer – Minorities/Women/Disability/Veteran.


 
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  • Research Corporation of the University of Hawai'i (RCUH) Human Resources Department
    Thompson School of Social Work & Public Health
    University of Hawai‘i at Manoa
    Honolulu, HI
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  • rcuh_employment@rcuh.com

 

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