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OPPORTUNITY: Postdoc on mental health and developmental science at Harvard Medical School (PI: Liu)

The Developmental Risk and Cultural Resilience Lab is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to take part in a Harvard Medical School research fellowship program (T32), with mentorship provided by the Director, Dr. Cindy Liu. The position would start between June – September 2021 and continue for 2 years (contingent on good standing in the first year). This isContinue reading “OPPORTUNITY: Postdoc on mental health and developmental science at Harvard Medical School (PI: Liu)”

UPDATE: Navigating the US Job Market for Africanists

Moderated a great discussion with fellow panelists Ashley Ngozi Agbasoga, Delali Kumavie, and Mlondi Zondi on tackling the job market. Major plug for pre-doctoral fellowships, which for many in the qualitative social sciences and humanities, are a direct conduit for competitive postdocs and tenure track positions. Thanks to the Program for African Studies and theContinue reading “UPDATE: Navigating the US Job Market for Africanists”

TIPS: Quick primer on qualitative research and scale development for mental health (and whatever you want!)

– First you’ll want a general background in qual research and methods, this is a great intro qual research textbook. This will teach you logic and methods in qual work, as well as analysis etc.  Mack, N. (2005). Qualitative research methods: A data collector’s field guide.  http://repository.umpwr.ac.id:8080/bitstream/handle/123456789/3721/Qualitative%20Research%20Methods_Mack%20et%20al_05.pdf?sequence=1 – This is becoming a foundational text onContinue reading “TIPS: Quick primer on qualitative research and scale development for mental health (and whatever you want!)”

OPPORTUNITY: Communications Coordinator at the Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office (Johannesburg)

We seek a dynamic, enthusiastic, and self-motivated Communications Coordinator with excellent communication and social media skills to support the internal communications team. Responsibilities and Duties Strategy support Work closely with the communications team to support and assist with implementing a social media and communications strategy that incorporates best practices that will enable HE2RO to growContinue reading “OPPORTUNITY: Communications Coordinator at the Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office (Johannesburg)”

OPPORTUNITY: Data Science For All (Deadline: 14 March 2021)

Data Science For All / Empowerment offers the best data analytics training in the world. AI is changing jobs in every industry and accessing the jobs of tomorrow requires data fluency. Our program, taught by instructors from top universities like Harvard and MIT, is an immersive 13-week (Saturdays only, 10AM-8PM ET) training program in practicalContinue reading “OPPORTUNITY: Data Science For All (Deadline: 14 March 2021)”

OPPORTUNITY: Departmental Writing Fellow, Anthropology, University of the Witwatersrand

15 FEBRUARY 2021 to 15 FEBRUARY 2022 The Department of Anthropology is in search of a Departmental Writing Fellow for the said period and on a claims-based contract. Tasks of the prospective candidate: The successful candidate will be required to facilitate about 12 writing workshops, each 4hrs in length, with the full cohort of Anthropology’sContinue reading “OPPORTUNITY: Departmental Writing Fellow, Anthropology, University of the Witwatersrand”

Science Communications 101 for Researchers – Experiences from COVID-19 in South Africa

Are you a scientist keen to take your work from the pages of peer-reviewed journals to the public but don’t know how? Get some basic tips from a scientist who has done it and his editor, Laura López González, Former Deputy Editor at Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism. Check out the recording here and pleaseContinue reading “Science Communications 101 for Researchers – Experiences from COVID-19 in South Africa”

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