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Position descriptions are listed below each core name. 

  • Oral Health in Childhood and Adolescence

    Purpose of core: This core seeks to identify and remove the educational, political, psychological, social and nutritional barriers to the prevention and treatment of dental carries (tooth decay) in the children and adolescents of Richmond.

    Post-doctoral fellow

    The work will involve collaborative work with a multidisciplinary team, to include engaging faculty and community partners in projects focused on disease prevention and health promotion. The postdoctoral fellow plays a major role in contributing to and originating research and grant applications and in measuring the impact and outcomes. The fellow may coordinate data from various data repositories to better understand oral health disparities in childhood. The fellow will also be supported in pursuing additional research of fellow interest. Training will be available to develop skills in community based participatory research, team science research approaches, and transitioning to careers inside and outside academia. Click here to learn more about this position, qualifications and how to apply.

  • Social Justice

    Purpose of core: This core employs a collaborative framework to enhance the university’s capacity to engage in a mutual exchange of knowledge with Richmond communities to fully incorporate racial and economic justice perspectives in education, service-learning and professional development; community-driven research and scholarship that advances knowledge about how to resolve emergent and extant issues related to racial and economic justice; and service that facilitates intergroup dialogue and action leading to transformative change in individuals, communities, organizations and institutions.

    No openings at this time.
  • Health and Wellness in Aging Populations

    Purpose of core: This core addresses problems of older and disabled adults “aging in place” within low-income senior housing apartment buildings and surrounding neighborhoods in urban Richmond, Virginia.

    Assistant or associate professor in nursing (tenure)

    The successful candidate will conduct scholarship activities focused on systematic reviews, observational studies and health service outcomes evaluation while service will be a composite of departmental, school, university, national and international activities. The successful candidate will teach at the School of Nursing and precept students on Advanced Practice Experiences. In addition, the candidate will be expected to broaden participation among members of underrepresented groups; demonstrate through their research, teaching or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; demonstrate leadership in developing pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests. Click here to learn more about this position, qualifications and how to apply.

  • Culture, Race and Health

    Purpose of core: This core addresses how culture and race/ethnicity impact health and overall well-being, in particular among the citizens of the Crater Health District in Petersburg, Virginia, experiencing health disparities.

    No openings at this time.


  • Racial Equity, Arts and Culture

    Purpose of core: This core fosters critical dialogue about and develops mechanisms for advancing the fair treatment of people of all races in and through arts and culture. 

    No openings at this time.