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Postdoctoral Scholar - Help@Hand

Application Window

Open November 15, 2021 through Tuesday, Nov 15, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

Applications are being taken for a postdoctoral position housed at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), Department of Medicine, School of Medicine with cross-site training activities
This postdoctoral fellowship is associated with the Help@Hand Evaluation Team. Help@Hand is a multi-county collaborative innovation project developed to improve mental health care access and delivery throughout California using mental health technologies. The fellow will work as part of an interdisciplinary team consisting of health service researchers, implementation scientists, clinical psychologists, bioinformaticians, and human-computer interaction specialists.
The Help@Hand Evaluation Team is led by Drs. Dara Sorkin and Dana Mukamel who direct the Translational Technologies Enhancing High Quality Care (iTEQC) Research Program within the Department of Medicine at UCI. Additionally, the postdoctoral fellow will work with other members of the Help@Hand Evaluation Team including faculty, program staff and students. The fellow will assist in analyzing and disseminating project findings.

Primary activities for the fellow will include:
• Conducting mixed-methods data collection in various clinical and community-based settings
• Assisting in mixed-methods data analysis
• Preparing findings for reporting in evaluation reports
• Writing academic papers based on quantitative and qualitative data analysis including conducting literature reviews, creating outlines, and conducting analysis
• Preparing scientific outputs including presentations and publications
• Participating in project team meetings
• Supporting project logistics

• PhD or equivalent in public health, psychology, social work or related field

Preferred Qualifications:
• Strong interest in implementation science and the implementation of evidence-based interventions in community settings, system and organizational implementation issues
• Strong interest and experience in digital mental health
• Knowledge of statistical software in associated methodologies (e.g., R, SAS, Stata for quantitative analysis or NVivo, Atlas.ti for qualitative analysis)
• Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal and organizational skills
• Previous experience partnering with community stakeholders and community-based organizations

To complete your application please submit the following required materials:
-Cover Letter
-Statement of Research
-Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

-PhD or equivalent in public health, psychology, social work or related field

Application Requirements

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Campus Information

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Job location

Irvine, CA