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Post Doctoral Associate 6301BR National Technical Institute for the Deaf NTID Center for Culture & Language Detailed Job Description Please note: there are two-12 month postdoctoral positions available. These are 12-month, one-year Post-Doctoral Associate positions at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID), at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), with the possibility of extension to end September 2023. The Post-Doctoral Associate will be working at NTID Center on Cognition and Language (NCCL). This fellowship will include deaf health research and program administration training as well as training in mentoring young deaf scholars. In the final report of the 2012 Task Force on Health Care Careers for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Community, it recommended building pathways and pipelines for this community. This taskforce was a partnership between RIT/NTID and external organizations such as university and medical centers. They recommended more training and mentoring opportunities that have been tailored for deaf and hard of hearing aspiring healthcare workers. This partnership, known as the Deaf Hub, began with an emphasis on biomedical science careers that is funded by NIH's National Institute for General Medical Studies. The Deaf Hub is now expanding to provide training and mentorship opportunities in clinical and practicing careers in healthcare. The post-doctoral associate will spend time in the Deaf Health Laboratory in NCCL and supporting Deaf HUB activities. In the Deaf Health Laboratory, the associate will assist with research and initiatives in health priority areas including but not limited to healthcare systemic barriers, health literacy, family planning, and preventive health with a focus on investigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on these areas. The Post-Doctoral Associate will be responsible for subject recruitment, data collection, and data analysis. The successful applicant will also collaborate on the dissemination of findings in peer-reviewed journal articles and at scholarly meetings. In the Deaf HUB, the associate will assist with efforts in increasing the number of deaf and hard of hearing individuals in health care and biomedical science careers; this involves assisting with the planning of the Mentor-Supported Shadowing Program. Major Responsibilities Supervise and train undergraduate and graduate research assistants Recruitment and data collection for deaf health related research projects Data analysis and reporting, including preparation of manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed journals as well as presentations at national scholarly meetings Pursue professional research interests by assisting with the development of proposals for external funding related to deaf health research and initiatives Outreach and mentoring of aspiring health care workers and biomedical scientists Department/College Description RIT-NTID Research Center on Culture and Language Required Minimum Qualifications Advanced degree (PhD, DrPH, MD, PharmD, PsyD, or EdD) in Public Health, Psychology, Health Sciences, or related fields. 2 years' research experience collecting health and/or behavioral data from deaf and hard of hearing human research subjects Proficiency in a sign language is required, coupled with an ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of DHH individuals Preferred Qualifications Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function: Wage Band: Required Application Documents How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff . Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number. The direct link to this posting can be found here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/ Additional Details Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the

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