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Brown University: School of Public Health: Health Services, Policy & Practice
Mar 20, 2019
Unique interdisciplinary fellowship training opportunities in Health Services Research and Geriatrics/Gerontology are available at Brown University for MDs, PhDs and those seeking doctoral training in health services research. The position requirements for a post-doctoral fellowship are: MD and continuation of basic clinical training, or PhD in health services research, sociology, epidemiology, economics or related field. Qualified candidates for doctoral training in health services research are also eligible. Physicians seeking a post-doctoral appointment may opt to pursue a Master’s degree in Epidemiology, Translational Research or an MPH. Pre- and post-doctoral fellows are integrated into on-going externally funded research in one or more substantive areas, including chronic disease management, long-term care, community-based systems of care, health care organizations and methodological approaches to comparative effectiveness research.
Term of appointment is for two years, renewable contingent upon funding.
Screening for post-doctoral positions will continue until all successful candidates have been identified or the search is closed while pre-doctoral applications are subject to standard application deadlines for Brown’s Graduate School. Brown University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident to apply.
The position requirements for a post-doctoral fellowship are: MD and continuation of basic clinical training, or PhD in health services research, sociology, epidemiology, economics or other related field. Qualified candidates for doctoral training in health services research/clinical
epidemiology are also eligible. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Interested physicians who have completed some clinical training (preferably a residency and clinical fellowship, if appropriate) and nonphysicians who have completed a PhD are invited to apply. Once applications have been reviewed by the faculty, a select group of candidates is invited for an interview. An invitation is based on a candidate's demonstrated academic ability, depth of commitment to health services research, and compatibility of research interests with ongoing projects at the Center.
Invited candidates spend an entire day at the Center, give a research presentation, interview with the faculty who comprise the Evaluation and Review Committee, and meet the current postdoctoral fellows. The program director and the faculty review written evaluations by faculty and fellows, as well as information provided through informal discussions.
Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or permanent residents.
Applicants are required to upload the following into Interfolio:
- an essay (500 to 1000 words) describing your career plans in the area of health services research. Include any particular research interests and experience
- a curriculum vitae
- three current letters of reference, at least one of these from a faculty member in your doctoral program, letter writers should upload their letters directly to Interfolio using the link
- a copy of your best written work
Interested applicants can apply through Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/61529