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Post Doctoral Researcher, Epidemiology

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College / VP Area: College of Health Sciences
Work type: Staff
Location: Newark
Categories: Research & Laboratory, Full Time, Epidemiology

Job context: The Program in Epidemiology at the University of Delaware is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to work on research and community engagement projects related to applied public health, community health assessments, state health improvement planning, and health equity.


  • Supports ongoing funded research and community engagement studies and program development. Performs data management, data analysis, and interpretation.
  • Develops grant applications and reports for funding agencies.
  • Writes papers for the peer-reviewed literature.
  • Contributes to the development of courses to be included as part of the M.P.H. and Ph.D. in epidemiology in the College of Health Sciences.


  • Ph.D. or DrPH in Epidemiology or closely related field.
  • Strong background in data analysis and management
  • Experience in applied epidemiology (e.g., social epidemiology, chronic disease, infectious diseases, field epidemiology, disaster epidemiology).
  • Expertise in quantitative and qualitative methods and mixed methods research data collection and analysis are preferred.
  • Demonstrated understanding and consideration of the differing needs and concerns of individuals with varying identities, cultures, and backgrounds.
  • Committed to fostering a workplace culture of belonging, where diversity is celebrated, and equity is a core value.

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