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Postdoctoral Fellowships in Community-Engaged Research (CEnR) and Qualitative Evaluation
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Date Posted Oct. 6, 2021
Title Postdoctoral Fellowships in Community-Engaged Research (CEnR) and Qualitative Evaluation
University University of Maryland, Baltimore More About This Institution...
Baltimore, MD, United States
Department Pharmaceutical Health Services Research More About This Department...
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Start date is flexible across January – August 2022
  • Post-Doc
  • Economics & Policy Studies
    Pharmacy - General

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Community-Engaged Research (CEnR) and Qualitative Evaluation

Location: University of Maryland Baltimore, Baltimore, MD

Description: An exciting postdoctoral fellowship opportunity is available with The PATIENTS Program at the University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) within the Pharmaceutical Health Services Research (PHSR) Department. Fellows in The PATIENTS Program engage in qualitative evaluation and mixed-methods community-research (CEnR) with activities funded by AHRQ, FDA, NIH, PCORI, the pharmaceutical industry, and foundations. Training includes mentored research and manuscript and grant-writing experiences; optional activities include coursework in CEnR or Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR). Fellows interact extensively with community partners as well as other researchers as part the portfolio of over 20 projects supported by The PATIENTS Program (

Fellows receive a competitive salary and benefits.

Qualifications: Strong focus group/key informant interviewing and qualitative analysis skills and an ability to work across diverse community settings are required. Candidates should have excellent communication, organizational, and time-management skills. Experience with CEnR or community-based participatory research (CBPR) among underserved populations is desired. A PhD in a health-related discipline is desired, but clinicians with qualitative research training and/or experience are also encouraged to apply.

How to Apply: Applicants should submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the selected candidate is identified. The start date is flexible across January – August 2022.

The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, please send applications (cover letter, cv, and 3 references) to:
PATIENTS Program PCOR Postdoctoral Fellowship
220 Arch Street, 12th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201

  • The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, marital status, or protected veteran’s status to recruit, hire, compensate, train, and promote employees and applicants for employment in all job levels with regard to their qualifications and without consideration to the aforementioned categories. Exceptions to this policy will be made only as allowed by law; for example, due to bona fide occupational qualifications or lack of reasonable accommodations for disabilities.

    The University is committed to equal opportunity in the workplace and affirmative action to identify qualified applicants from many backgrounds and to retaining a diverse workforce. All of us benefit from the opportunity to work in an environment that brings together people from diverse backgrounds, and equal employment opportunity is essential to achieving diversity. The University prepares an annual Affirmative Action Plan aimed at developing and maintaining a broadly representative workforce. Through internal monitoring and reporting systems, the University assesses the effectiveness of its Affirmative Action Plan.

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Contact Information

  • PATIENTS Program PCOR Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Pharmaceutical Health Services Research
    University of Maryland, Baltimore
    220 Arch Street, 12th Floor
    Baltimore, MD 21201


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