Connecting SOCS Members with Opportunities

SOCS members, please email info@skinofcolorsociety.org if you have a Faculty Job or Clinical Study you would like posted. Posting will be published (contingent upon review/approval) for approximately 30 days on the SOCS website.

Please provide the following information with your inquiry (allow at least 7 business days for review/publishing process):

  • Your preferred listing date to begin and end
  • Faculty job title or clinical study being advertised
  • Organization/institution name
  • Website link for the posting
  • Contact information (name and email)

Job Openings

Job titles: Pediatric/ General Dermatologist
Organization: University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Website link: Click here to view job posting.
Contact information: lalopez@salud.unm.edu

Job titles: Assistant Professor General Dermatologist/Mohs Surgeon
Organization: University of New Mexico Dermatology Department
Website link: Click here to view job posting.
Contact information: lalopez@salud.unm.edu

Clinical Studies

Topic: Assessment of cosmetic education in skin of color for dermatology residents
Study Objective: The goal of this study is to better understand resident training of cosmetics in skin of color. This will be done by assessing the confidence of third year dermatology residents in their preparedness to practice cosmetic dermatology for patients of color. 
Contact:  Dr. Hye Jin Chung at hchung6@bidmc.harvard.edu if you have any additional questions
Survey Link: Click here! 

Topic: Measuring the Burden of Post-Inflammatory Pigmentary Alteration – A Survey Study of Dermatologists
Study Objective: Identify how best to measure the burden or severity of post-inflammatory pigmentary alteration from the dermatologist perspective
Contact: Penn Medicine Dermatology
Survey Link: Click here! 

Topic: Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) Research
Study Objective: We are conducting a clinical study to evaluate a potential new treatment for HS

Topic: Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra Provider Survey
Study Objective: Determine the most commonly used treatments for Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra, their effectiveness, and potential side effects from professionals who treat DPN
Contact: James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy, University of Cincinnati, Marty O. Visscher, PhD, visschmo@ucmail.uc.edu
Survey Link: Click here!

Topic: Artificial Intelligence and Patient Education
Study Objective: To identify the most common dermatologic questions posed by patients with skin of color by utilizing an anonymous online survey posted to the Skin of Color Societies (SOCS) website
Contact: University of Missouri, Department of Dermatology, Isaac Weber, iwebermed2023@gmail.com
Survey Link:  Click Here!

Funding Opportunity

Explore NIH’s Grants & Funding search page (from the Office of Extramural Research) to find up-to-date information about NIH funding, including all NIAMS-related programs and opportunities.
Please visit: https://www.niams.nih.gov/grants-funding/funding-opportunities

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Skin of color patients comprise the majority in California, New Mexico and Texas…and soon will be the majority in Arizona, Nevada, Georgia, New York and Florida.

By 2042, more than 50% of the US population will have skin of color.