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Outreach Education Coordinator

This position is based in Austin and is funded for 2-years with potential for extension.  The Outreach Education Coordinator reports to the Program Manager for the Texas Collaborative for Healthy Mothers and Babies (TCHMB).  They plan and organize all educational conferences and large events for Population Health, to include the Annual TCHMB Summit, the Texas Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (TX-AIM), the Pediatric Brain Health Summit and the Collaborative for Human Immunodeficiency Viruses (HIV) Education & Prevention (TCHEP).  Additionally, the Outreach Education Coordinator would apply to and complete all paperwork for CMEs/CNEs and other continued education credits for conferences and webinars that the Population Health hosts. They provide and coordinate all logistics associated with these events.

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Postdoctoral Research Associate Sr.

Population Health at the UT System Office of Health Affairs is seeking candidates for a full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate position. The successful candidate will assist in several mixed-methods, applied population health research and improvement projects. Projects include an assessment of primary care and social service integration in Texas, and an HIV prevention quality improvement initiative. This position is based in Austin, Texas. The position requires up to 25% travel within Texas. 

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Postdoctoral Research Associate Sr.

Population Health at the UT System Office of Health Affairs is seeking candidates for a full-time Postdoctoral Research position. The successful candidate will assist with analyzing data for a state-wide initiative for the Department of Family and Protective Services, as well as developing and evaluating population-level initiatives supporting early parenting skills. This position is based in Austin, Texas. The position requires up to 10% travel, both for project meetings with collaborators and travel to conferences. Postdoctoral position is a temporary 1-year position with an opportunity to be extended another year after favorable performance review and given available funds. 

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Research Associate 


The Texas Collaborative for Healthy Mothers and Babies (TCHMB), an initiative of UT System Population Health, is seeking candidates for a research associate in Austin, TX. The successful candidate will play a central role on an applied research project aimed at improving access to prenatal and postpartum care for underserved women in Central Texas. The project will examine the scope of practice and capacity of community-based doula services and document the experiences of underserved women when navigating the healthcare system during the year following childbirth.

Major responsibilities:
• Conduct interviews with community-based doulas and healthcare providers
• Manage logistics for a team of interviewers conducting interviews with postpartum women
• Maintain IRB approval, with modifications as needed
• Analyze and summarize qualitative data
• Present findings to a variety of audiences, including providers, community stakeholders, and researchers
• Assist with reporting requirements and preparing reports on research findings and recommendations
• Serve as lead author on at least one peer-reviewed manuscript and co-author on additional manuscripts
• Other tasks as assigned

Employment period: January 2, 2020-December 31, 2020. Potential for extension based on available funding and project needs.

Required education: Applicants must have received a graduate degree in public health, sociology, economics, public policy, or a related field.

Required skills/experience/knowledge: Interest in women’s health issues and familiarity with related policies in Texas. Qualitative research skills, including data collection via interviews and data analysis using NVivo or other qualitative software. Experience working with Latina and/or Black women. Excellent writing and organizational skills. Ability to work independently and with a high degree of professionalism and respect.

Desired skills/experience/knowledge: Bilingual English/Spanish.

Location: UT System Administration Building, 210 West 7th Street, Austin TX. Onsite parking and gym access provided.

To apply: To express interest, please send a cover letter, resume/CV, and writing sample to pophealth@utsystem.edu with “TCHMB PATH” in subject line. Select candidates will complete an additional institutional application prior to interview.

 


DESIGN INTERN

The UT System Population Health Scholars Program is seeking graduate or undergraduate students to work with our senior designer on a variety of design projects, including designing print materials, producing web-based visualizations, editing photography, and potentially producing animated graphics as well.

Students may help with projects including the Texas Collaborative for Healthy Mothers & Babies, Texas Safe Babies, the Texas Health Improvement Network (THIN), Healthier Texas, and the Texas Child MentalHealth Care Consortium

  • Applicants should have strong design skills, with illustration skills a very significant plus. 
  • Undergraduates are welcome to apply, but should have exceptionally strong ability.

Location: UT System Administration Building, 210 West 7th Street, Austin TX. Onsite parking and gym access provided.

To apply submit a cover letter, resume, and portfolio link to Mohamad "Em" Karimifar at mkarimifar@utsystem.edu


FRONT-END DEVELOPER INTERN

The UT System Population Health Scholars Program is seeking graduate or undergraduate students to work with our senior UX designer on our websites.

Students may help with projects including the Texas Health MapsFathers Playbook, Texas Safe Babies, Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium etc. 

Responsibilities

  • Creating HTML pages from provided UI designs.
  • Applying accessibility standards to existing websites.
  • Prototyping interactions & custom visualizations.

Qualifications

  • Basic understanding of UI/UX design principles and ability to work with design software such as Adobe Suite, Figma or Sketch.
  • Experience working with each of HTML5, CSS3 and modern JavaScript.
  • Strong understanding of UI, cross-platform / cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards.
  • Ability and interest to learn new technologies and Javascript libraries related to data visualization.
  • Must have prior front-end work samples. 

Location: UT System Administration Building, 210 West 7th Street, Austin TX. Onsite parking and gym access provided.

To apply submit a cover letter, resume, and portfolio link to Mohamad "Em" Karimifar at mkarimifar@utsystem.edu