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Postdoctoral Fellow
Auburn University

Date Posted Jan. 8, 2024
Title Postdoctoral Fellow
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Human Development and Family Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Sociology - General
    Social Work
    Psychology - General
    Human Development
    Family Studies/Child Development
The Department of Human Development and Family Science (HDFS) at Auburn University, through a partnership with the Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHHS) Office of Family Assistance (OFA), is seeking candidates for the position of a Postdoctoral Fellow to support the work of the Alabama Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education Initiative (AHMREI). AHMREI provides high-quality relationship education programming through two funded projects to couples in the community and youth in high schools while simultaneously rigorously evaluating program effectiveness and testing implementation science research questions. In collaboration with the Principal Investigator and Co-Investigators, this individual will be engaged in a variety of research-related activities (e.g., data management, multiple imputation, analyses and interpretation) with an emphasis on the production of final academic research reports required by the funder, manuscripts using current and previously collected data, conference presentations, as well as translational research reports for community stakeholders (e.g., past participants, community partners). Additionally, this individual may help design and lead focus groups with community participants and partners, synthesizing results for internal quality monitoring, as well as for enhancing quantitative research results interpretation, and ensuring a participatory action approach.

**This is a one-year limited term appointment; continuation of employment is contingent upon availability of funding and job performance. **

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
The Postdoctoral Fellow will work collaboratively with the AHMREI research team to implement the approved research plans and write reports and manuscripts utilizing an advanced level of social science research knowledge, including quantitative and qualitative analyses, and excellent writing skills, including conveying ideas, writing structure, and grammar. The Postdoctoral Fellow will apply critical thinking skills, particularly synthesizing a body of research to identify broader themes and convey these themes through written research reports. The Postdoctoral Fellow will also be involved in research presentations and provide additional mentorship for student research assistants.

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