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Join the iCubed team

We are hiring several faculty positions to assist each of the cores as they work with the community to address emerging needs. General inquiries about iCubed opportunities should be directed to iCubed’s talent acquisition partner at iCubed@vcu.edu

We are accepting applications for iCubed's Commonwealth Scholars Program (CSP) until Friday, December 1st, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. This is an eligibility-restricted program. General inquiries about iCubed's Commonwealth Scholars Program (CSP) should be directed to the CSP coordinator, Dr. Faika Zanjani, at fzanjani@vcu.edu

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.

    Additional position(s) coming soon.

    iCubed Commonwealth Scholars (undergraduate students)

    These positions will support the Core's progress toward meeting its goal of understanding the educational, transgenerational, social, cultural, political, and institutional contexts that shape family-wide oral health and dental utilization, and identifying opportunities to intervene to improve oral health outcomes among children, adolescents, and families in Richmond, VA. Click here to view full description of Oral Health in Childhood and Adolescence Core projects.

  • 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.

    Search committee co-chairs
    Pamela Parsons
    Patricia Slattum
    Aashir Nasim, ex-officio member

    Search committee members
    Kelechi C. Ogbonna
    Tracey Gendron
    Meghan Gough
    Greg Ford
    Grace Lewis
    Alan Dow

    Note: An ad hoc member will be identified from each school that has a home appointment for the corresponding position.

    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.

    Additional position coming soon.

    iCubed Commonwealth Scholars (undergraduate students)

    These positions will support the Core's progress toward meetings its goal of providing enhanced care coordination, education, medication, and chronic disease counseling for seniors living in the Richmond area. The Core specifically addresses problems of older and disabled adults "aging in place" within low-income senior housing and surrounding neighborhoods in urban Richmond, VA. Click here to view full description of Health and Wellness in Aging Populations Core projects.

  • 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.

    iCubed Commonwealth Scholars (undergraduate students)

    These positions will support the Core's progress toward meeting its goal of improving health outcomes and reducing health disparities among citizens in the Crater Health District. The CSP students will be engaged in several research activities designed to support training in conducting health disparity and community-engaged research. Click here to view full description of Culture, Race and Health Core projects.

  • 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.