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Grant Proposal Writer

The Grant Proposal Writer is responsible for providing support to faculty members, principal investigators and other staff in Population Health with technical writing support, the preparation and submission of research proposals and other grants/contracts working with the sponsoring agencies and organizations.  Represents the University of Texas System Population Health in the negotiation the resulting contracts or agreements with the sponsoring agency or organization. This position is based in Austin but will be required to travel to Tyler to meet wit the UTHSCT staff based at the Tyler office on a monthly basis.

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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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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.