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We are actively seeking candidates interested in joining the Center for Health Equity Transformation. Please visit the links below to browse our job openings or visit Northwestern University Careers and search for “Center for Health Equity Transformation”. 

Community Doula:

  • The Community Doula will support the activities of the Well-Mama Program, a multi-site research project, to address the key factors of maternal mortality and severe material morbidity for pregnant and postpartum Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) women. The Community Doula provides support to increase access to and use of healthcare services, increase patient engagement and trust, mitigate experiences of racism and discrimination in healthcare, and strengthen care coordination. The Community Doula will provide check-ins on five priority areas: mental health, cardiovascular symptoms, safety, opioid/substance abuse, and social support which includes virtual support groups and labor support. Please submit applications to Kelly Metoyer at

Research Project Coordinator:

  • The Center for Health Equity Transformation at Northwestern University seeks a full-time Research Project Coordinator. The role will support a cancer patient navigation. This includes answering questions for potential participants, participating in ongoing training and problem solving with CT research team members on approaches to recruiting participants into CTs, addressing social determinants of health barriers, providing community oncology clinicians with CT referral prompts and up-to-date CT listings to help improve knowledge of specific trials for which their patients may be eligible, and connecting sites and participants to resources to support trial participation. To apply, please submit an application via the Northwestern Careers website (Job ID 49559). For questions, please contact

Scientific Editor:

  • The Center for Health Equity Transformation at Northwestern University seeks a full-time Scientific Editor. This role includes compiling, copyediting, writing, proofreading, and formatting scientific content for program development, grant applications, scientific manuscripts, and presentations intended to support the research goals of the Center. Proficiency in scientific writing, including experience in writing original research manuscripts, grant applications, and/or review articles/book chapters, is required. This position is located in Chicago. Scientific Editor inquiries can be directed to in the meantime.

Postdoctoral Fellows:

  • Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, McCormick School of Engineering, and Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences invite applications from qualified candidates to fill postdoctoral positions offered through the NURTURE Post-doctoral Scholars Program. We are seeking exceptional candidates from all disciplines with research interest in, and expertise relevant to, any of the following research areas: Cancer, Cardiovascular, and Brain, Mind, and Behavior with a cross cutting theme in each area of Cells to Community. This postdoctoral training program is intended to develop scientists committed to inclusive excellence who will be competitive in applying to faculty positions at Northwestern, including potentially for Northwestern’s NIH FIRST Program appointments. The fellowship is a postdoctoral training program of up to two-years. To apply, please visit the NURTURE website


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