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Center for Native American Research & Collaboration


Washington State University, Pullman

Skills And Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications
? Experience in one of the following research areas: STEM, resilience, education, adolescent development, health disparities or health education.
? Demonstrates knowledge of Indigenous Research.
? Proficiency in quantitative methods and analysis.
? Proficiency in the use of computers and software applications.
? Demonstrates strong relationship building skills in engaging and working with tribal communities, academic communities and collaborators.
? Demonstrates strong communication, writing, and organizational skills.

Required Education:

Doctoral degree in a Social Science, Health, or STEM related field (PhD, MD, EdD, etc.). Fellow must have experience in Native American research. Willingness and ability to travel to northwest tribal communities

Duties And Responsibilities:

The Center for Native American Research and Collaboration (CNRC) and the Institute for Research and Education to Advance Community Health (IREACH) invite applicants to apply for a full-time Postdoctoral Research Fellow position in Native American research in Pullman, WA, beginning as soon as possible.
This is a one-year postdoctoral fellowship with subsequent renewals subject to satisfactory performance, mutual consent, and available funding. The CNRC and IREACH are committed to ethical, community-based research that honor and respect the sovereign rights and tribal protocols of Native American tribes/villages/corporations and urban American Indian and Alaska Native peoples. The CNRC and IREACH facilitate a vibrant cross-disciplinary research agenda that collaborate with stakeholders comprised of tribal members, faculty, and staff that are dedicated to education, health, and STEM research that is driven by urban and rural tribal communities. This position will help launch research and program initiatives that bridge social science and health science disciplines to better serve Native Americans in the Pacific Northwest, with a focus on adolescents and young adult learning, resilience and wellbeing.
Duties: The successful candidate will be supervised, mentored and work with the Director of the CNRC Dr. Zoe Higheagle Strong and the Director of IREACH Dr. Dedra Buchwald to develop and implement research initiatives across these two centers at WSU. The research fellow will assist in collaborating with tribal communities and urban Indian organizations to conduct data collection and data analysis, write manuscripts and grants, conduct outreach initiatives, facilitate communications between the two centers, and perform other research duties as needed.

Salary And Benefits:

View the for information regarding competitive benefits available.

Additional Info:

Applicants need to apply online through WSU Human Resources at and be prepared to upload:
? A cover letter addressing how you meet the qualifications for this position
? Current Curriculum Vitae
? Minimum of three references: names and contact information
? One academic writing sample
? Two (2) or three (3) recommendation letters will be requested of the finalist.
Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Direct inquiries via email to Dr. Zoe Higheagle Strong, Search Committee Chair, (
Interested candidates can learn more about the Center for Native American Research and Collaboration and the Institute for Research and Education to Advance Community Health at: or

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Dr. Zoe Higheagle Strong

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