Career Opportunities with FFCWS

Postdoctoral Scholar -- Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study

The Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study (FFCWS) at Columbia University School of Social Work is seeking a postdoctoral scholar with a PhD in economics, public policy, demography, social work, sociology, or a related discipline to work with the FFCWS team (including Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Irv Garfinkel, Ronald Mincy, Julien Teitler, and Jane Waldfogel at Columbia and Kathy Edin at Princeton) on analyses of youth and family wellbeing, drawing on the age 22 wave (currently in progress) as well as earlier waves. Topics of interest include education, employment, housing, income and assistance, relationships, family formation and childbearing, identity, health, and substance use, with a special focus on system-involved youth and a cross-cutting focus on racial inequalities and structural racism. The postdoctoral fellowship is for two years, with the option to renew for a third year contingent on performance and funding.

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Clinical Research Project Coordinator

Princeton University seeks a highly motivated individual to join the Department of Molecular Biology as a Clinical Research Project Coordinator (RPC). This individual will coordinate an NIH-funded, multi-institution, clinical study - The Fragile Families Cardiovascular Health Follow Up Study - between Princeton University, Northwestern University and other partners.

The purpose of the study is to examine genetic and social determinants of heart health in vulnerable American young adults.

Under the direction of the Principal Investigators, the RPC will develop, implement and coordinate research and administrative procedures for the study, including study manuals, and will assure compliance with human subject’s protections and other regulatory requirements. This individual will also lead coordination with Westat, ExamOne, and the Imaging Core to assure that clinical examination sites are in place and functioning and that participant panels are aligned with the sites. There is brief travel to test sites across the United States, when permitted in accordance with University guideline

Reporting to the primary Principal Investigator of the grant at Princeton, this is a full-time, 4-year term position with the possibility of renewal. 

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