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  • 02 Oct 2017 11:42 AM | Jingzhen Yang

    Join  as a Post-doc Scientist at the Center for Injury Research and Policy ( at the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital For more information, please see the link below.

    Job ID 16198

  • 05 Sep 2017 2:14 PM | Lara McKenzie

    Join a dynamic research team as a Senior Research Associate in the Center for Injury Research and Policy ( at the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital We will be at the SAVIR meeting...let's meet up!

    Job ID 16110

  • 13 Mar 2017 12:53 PM | SAVIR Executive Office

    Post-Doc Position Available

    Center for Injury Research and Policy

    Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

    The Center for Injury Research and Policy, located in The Research Institute of Nationwide Children's Hospital, is seeking applicants for a post-doctoral fellow in injury epidemiology. The center ( is one of 10 CDC-funded Injury Control Research Centers.


    • Contact:
    • Start date: summer or fall 2017


    • PhD in epidemiology, transportation, or a related field.
    • Experience in research with peer-reviewed articles.
    • Experience in injury and violence prevention research is desirable.

    Responsibilities of the position:

    • Develop first-authored and co-authored articles in transportation safety in areas such as cell phone use while driving, traffic laws, health disparities, and drug and alcohol involvement.

    • Provide direct support to NIH- and CDC-funded studies

    o NIH R21: A phone app to reduce cell phone usage among young drivers: a pilot study

    o CDC R21: Disparities in cell phone law effectiveness across population subgroups and geographic regions

    o NIH R01: Licensing laws, mobility, and traffic safety among older adults

    • Assist in data analysis.
    • Assist in grant writing and preparation.
    • Conduct and coordinate research with the collaborators at Ohio State University College of Public Health, College of Medicine, College of Engineering, and Crash Imminent Safety University Transportation Center.

    Location and funds for tuition, conference, and pilot project

    • Columbus is the fifteenth largest city in the U.S. with metropolitan attractions and nearby suburban/rural comfort.
    • Tuition assistance for courses at Ohio State University and national workshops.
    • Funds for national conferences.
    • Funds for pilot projects.
  • 28 Feb 2017 2:01 PM | Stephen Marshall

    The Datalys Center for Sports Injury Research and Prevention, an independent 501c3 non-profit epidemiological research services provider, is seeking an outstanding epidemiologist with two or more years’ postdoctoral research experience, leadership experience, an established publication record, and clear documentation of scholarly innovation and impact to serve as President and leader of the Datalys Center’s multiple injury surveillance and research programs.  The President will drive growth and build on the operational and reputational excellence of the Center to be the preeminent sports epidemiology provider in the country.


    The President is responsible for leading the development and execution of the Company’s long term strategy.  The President’s leadership role also entails being ultimately responsible for all day-to-day management decisions, for implementing the Company’s long and short term plans, and for providing guidance and direction for the implementation of scientific methods and programs.  The President acts as a direct liaison between the Board and management of the Company and communicates to the Board on behalf of management.  The President also communicates on behalf of the Company to employees, program sponsors, other stakeholders, and the public.


    The Datalys Center was founded 11-years ago, through a collaborative effort between BioCrossroads (a life-sciences catalyst company), the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to collect and translate, often in collaboration with others, sports participation, injury and treatment data into more effective programs, policies, rules, and education aimed at preventing, mitigating, and treating sports injuries more effectively. The vision of the Datalys Center for Sports Injury Research and Prevention is to be the trusted leader in making sports and physical activity safer through data-driven research.


    Qualified applicants should email PDF copies of their cover letter describing their career goals and qualifications for the position, a CV, contact information for 3-5 references, and copies of one, but no more than three, published papers or other examples of their scholarly work to:


    Questions about the position can be directed to Tom Dompier directly at  or 317-275-3667.   


    The Datalys Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

  • 20 Feb 2017 12:32 PM | SAVIR Executive Office

    Research Data Analyst III

    University of California Davis Health System





    Salary Ranges:

    1796.800000 - 3237.600000 Bi-weekly



    Western Fairs Building


    Position Information


    Two full time career positions located in UC Davis Health System, School of Medicine, Emergency Medicine, in Sacramento. Working hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This classification is not represented by a union.


    This position is open until filled. Interviews may be held at any time.




    The Research Data Analyst III is responsible for data collection, management, quality control, record linkage, and analysis of data for a series of studies related to epidemiology of prescription opioid use, abuse, and overdose, including related topics such as mental health, other types of substance use, and pain management. Provides research study support to faculty and non-faculty investigators in designing, conducting, and summarizing the findings of literature reviews for grant proposals and manuscripts, in grant proposal and manuscript writing, in preparing materials for conferences and lectures, and in submitting IRB protocols. Participates in overall study design, analysis plan design, execution of analyses, and interpretation of the results of data analyses. Performs other duties related to project coordination and administration as assigned, including preparing and coordinating data requests with state and national agencies.





    --Experience managing and analyzing databases using statistical software such as SAS, R, or Stata for analysis and graphics

    --Experience with Microsoft Access or equivalent relational database management programs / programming languages

    --Understanding of principles of epidemiological and/or clinical study design

    --Experience with scientific manuscript writing and data analysis in an academic, research, or similar setting

    --Experience with performing and summarizing scientific literature reviews

    --Understanding principles of program design and evaluation

    --Organizational skills and ability to function independently, keep track of multiple projects, work to meet specific deadlines, and document procedures



    --Masters in biostatistics, statistics, epidemiology, or a related field

    --Experience analyzing large administrative datasets, including coding and evaluating deterministic and probabilistic record linkage

    --Evidence of significant contributions to published research, such as authorship

    --Experience with analysis of clinical and health outcomes data

    --Skills to assist with the development and implementation of innovative statistical approaches to solve complex analytical requirements

    --Knowledge of mathematical statistics


    Special Requirements


    --Pass a Department of Justice background check that includes fingerprinting from a CDOJ-approved LiveScan provider within the first 30 days of employment.

    --Willing to travel between UCDHS and California Dept of Justice (4949 Broadway, Sacramento) and work at both locations

    --Willing to work extra hours, including evenings and weekends, to meet project or proposal deadlines

    --Willing to work on projects in fields that are perceived as controversial



    To apply, visit: & Reference: 047875

  • 10 Feb 2017 7:27 AM | SAVIR Executive Office

    Postdoctoral Fellow - Epidemiology (ICRC 17-0016)

    The West Virginia University Research Corporation (WVURC) invites applications for postdoctoral researcher in the Injury Control Research Center at West Virginia University (WVU). This position will provide statistical and epidemiological support to a team of public health officials and scientists working on evaluation of a series of public health initiatives related to opioid use and overdose prevention.

    A PhD in statistics, epidemiology, biostatistics, or a related science field and experience or applied coursework in collecting, computing, and analyzing statistical data and applied statistical techniques are required. Experience or applied coursework in program assessment and evaluation of surveillance systems, and a background in behavioral science, particularly in the field of addiction, are preferred.


    Competitive salary and benefits package offered. For a complete job description and to apply for this position, please visit and click on the “View Jobs” link.


    WVU is a comprehensive land grant university with 29,000 students. WVU is classified by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education as a Research-High Activity Institution. The University community of Morgantown offers plentiful educational opportunities as well as recreational outlets, is within easy driving distance of Pittsburgh, PA, and is about 200 miles northwest of Washington, D.C.


    WVURC is an AA/EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/E-verify compliant employer.

  • 17 Jan 2017 11:50 AM | SAVIR Executive Office


    Req #: 140265

    Department: ANESTHESIOLOGY

    Job Location: Harborview Medical Center

    Job Location Detail: Patricia Bracelin Steel Building

    Posting Date: 12/29/2016

    Closing Info: Open Until Filled

    Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

    Shift: 1st

    Notes: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our Benefits page:

    The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

    The University of Washington’s Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC) is a nationally recognized leader in the field of injury and injury prevention research, education, training and community outreach. HIPRC is jointly supported by the School of Medicine and the Harborview Medical Center. HIPRC’s multi-disciplinary membership includes faculty members from the UW Schools of Medicine, Public Health, Social Work, Nursing, Engineering, Pharmacy, Dentistry, and Law.

    HIPRC currently has an outstanding opportunity for a RESEARCH SCIENTIST/ENGINEER 3.

    HIPRC seeks a full-time Research Scientist to assist with research projects in the areas of trauma and acute care, traumatic brain injury, safe transportation, violence prevention and global injury prevention. This person is primarily responsible for: (1) providing methodologic expertise on study design and data collection approaches; and (2) conducting data management and analysis for projects led by faculty and postdoctoral fellows at HIPRC. The Research Scientist will also contribute to the preparation of research proposals, internal reports, presentations, and publications to enhance HIPRC’s Methods Core mission in supporting research conducted at the Center. This position reports to the HIPRC Director with a strong matrixed relationship to the Methods Core Director.


    90% Research:

    • *Provide methodologic expertise on study design and data collection for projects led by faculty and fellows at HIPRC.
    • *Conduct data management and analysis for projects led by faculty and fellows at HIPRC.
    • *Contribute substantially to the preparation of research proposals, internal reports, presentations, and publications, independently.
    • *Lead and manage research projects of moderate size and scope and make substantial contributions to determining feasibility of goals and deliverables.
    • *Contribute to the design, implementation, and maintenance of the information infrastructure within HIPRC in support of research projects.
    • *Contribute to the creation of sophisticated and inter-related instruments and surveys for research purposes.

    10% Support other HIPRC activities :

    *Participate in other HIPRC education, training, and community outreach activities that might benefit from or draw upon the expertise of the Methods Core.


    *Master's degree in quantitative health or social sciences, preferably in epidemiology

    *Minimum of 3 years of increasingly responsible and relevant experience in study design, and research data management and analysis, preferably in injury research

    *Expertise in instrument and survey design and development

    *Solid understanding of empirical research including quantitative and qualitative analytical research skills

    *Ability to think flexibly about the use of analytic methods and demonstrated openness to working on research projects that integrate qualitative and quantitative research methods

    *Demonstrated ability to provide inferential statistics by applying advanced analytic skills to a variety of research projects

    *Proficiency with relational database, data linkage, and statistical software including one (and preferably several) of following packages: REDCap, SQL, LinkPlus, LinkKing, LinkSolv, Stata, R, SPSS, SAS, ArcGIS, Microsoft Access, NVivo, and AtlasTi

    *Collaborative orientation, flexibility, and the ability to be proactive in decision making and carrying out work

    *Strong organizational abilities, problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

    *Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; comfortable communicating one-on-one or in groups of both internal and external constituents

    *Positive, upbeat, and flexible in approach to work in a fast-paced environment; willing to cope with and embrace change

    *Comfortable with juggling demands of a busy, frequently changing plan of work in a professional manner, while exhibiting sound judgment about priorities and work scope.

    *Commitment to the mission of HIPRC


    *Expertise in deterministic and probabilistic linkages of large databases

    *Doctoral degree in quantitative health or social sciences, preferably in epidemiology

    Application Process:

    The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.


    Appointment of the successful candidate to this position may be made contingent upon a satisfactory outcome of a criminal conviction history check .

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral. The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or

    To apply for this job:

  • 11 Jan 2017 12:03 PM | SAVIR Executive Office

    The National Center for Health Statistics has just opened a fellowship position in injury epidemiology.


    Here’s a link to the position description:

    Basic information is also provided below.  Applications are due by February 8, 2017.

    Fellowship overview


    As a member of ACDSB, the Service Fellow will contribute to all aspects of the branch mission, including planning and conducting research studies in injury epidemiology in such areas as emerging trends in injury morbidity and mortality, health disparities related to injury, the effects of injury on health outcomes and utilization of health care services, and social and physical functioning post-injury. In collaboration with other members of ACDSB and other NCHS staff, the Fellow is expected to plan and carry out high-quality research by selecting appropriate statistical and epidemiologic methods, independently conducting statistical analysis using standard programming software, utilizing large-scale NCHS data sources, and disseminating results via NCHS reports and articles in scientific journals. 





    This fellowship is open to all citizens of the United States and legal permanent residents with a work authorization. Applicants must have successfully completed a doctoral degree or higher in statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology, or a related field (e.g., medicine, economics, or health sciences) and have at least 1 year of postdoctoral experience. Experience or applied coursework in collecting, computing, and analyzing statistical data and applying statistical techniques is required. Strong skills in using SAS, STATA, SPSS, SUDAAN, or other statistical software for complex data are also expected. Strong speaking, writing, and interpersonal skills are also highly desirable.



    Terms of appointment


    The Service Fellow will be offered an initial 24-month appointment, with potential for extension up to 5 years. A starting date will be determined by mutual agreement. An initial salary of $77,490–$119,794 will be offered based on education and experience. Salary increases will be commensurate with performance. Service Fellows are eligible for annual and sick leave, Thrift-Savings 401(k)-equivalent, health and life insurance, and a flexible work schedule. The Service Fellow will have the option of free onsite parking or a public transportation subsidy. The local subway station is within walking distance.



    Application process


    Applications will be accepted through February 8, 2017. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, their curriculum vitae, official transcripts of all graduate and undergraduate credits, and two reference letters to Julie Weeks, Ph.D. at the mailing address below. Inquiries or questions regarding this fellowship can be directed to Dr. Weeks via email only at


  • 14 Dec 2016 12:00 PM | SAVIR Executive Office

    Professional Research Assistant - 07457 

    Research Faculty 



    University of Colorado – Colorado School of Public Health

    Professional Research Assistant


    The Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health (CAIANH), Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado | Anschutz Medical Campus, seeks a part time (.50 FTE) Professional Research Assistant to serve as a Researcher/Technical Advisor for the monitoring contract issued by the Indian Health Service Tribal Injury Prevention Cooperative Agreements Program (TIPCAP). The TIPCAP monitoring contractor provides professional oversight and technical expertise in the best practices in community-based injury prevention program planning, development, implementation, evaluation, training, and resource development to two types of grantees – Part I, Injury Prevention Programs and Part II, Injury Prevention Program Effective Strategy Projects.  This half-time position will work closely with the Project Director to support the overall efforts of the project. More specifically, the Researcher/Technical Advisor will be responsible for assessing the needs of the grantees under TIPCAP and working closely with identified injury prevention consultants to determine appropriate resources and training opportunities that provide technical assistance to fulfill those needs. This position will assist in ensuring that the deliverables of the contract are completed. 


    Professional Field:

    Field based public health practice, community based injury prevention and control, or a related field.


    Supervision Received:

    This position will be supervised by the TIPCAP Project Director.  

    Working in close collaboration with the TIPCAP Project Director, the Researcher/Technical Advisor will be responsible for the following duties:

    ·         Regular communication (oral, written, electronic) with 23 American Indian/Alaska Native IHS Injury Prevention Program grantees

    ·         Assess the training and technical assistance needs of the 23 TIPCAP grantees

    ·         Work closely with project consultants and other identified professionals to identify resources and training opportunities to provide technical assistance to TIPCAP grantees

    ·         Generate content material for TIPCAP quarterly electronic newsletter

    ·         Serve as the primary liaison for logistical support and scheduling for the following deliverables:

    o   conference calls with grantees 

    o   site visits to the seven Part I grantees

    o   technical assistance webinars for grantees

    o   consultation conference calls with the IHS TIPCAP Program Manager

    ·         Assist with the event planning, execution, and facilitation of the annual grantee workshop for Part I grantees

    ·         Ensure timely composition and submission of program activity reports

    ·         Compile content and materials for TIPCAP project website

    ·         Identify and create tools and materials that will assist grantees in documenting their efforts

    ·         Assist grantees with preparing presentations and reports 

    ·         Assist with additional duties as necessary


    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    ·         Experience in community based injury prevention and/or field based public health practice

    ·         Experience in applying public health principles applicable to the science and evidence-based practice of community-based injury control and prevention theories, program evaluation and interventions

    ·         Experience working with American Indian or Alaska Native communities and the Indian Health Service 



    Minimum Requirements:

     ·         Bachelor’s degree


    Preferred Qualifications:

    ·         Master’s degree in public health or a related field preferred

    ·         Three to five years of experience in community based injury prevention and/or field based public health practice preferred

    Salary and Benefits:

    Salary is $24,000 - $27,500, commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.


    The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees. 


    The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


    The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

    Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References 

    Application Materials Instructions: 
    Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 7457 

    When applying, applicants must include: 

    1.      A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 

    2.      A current Resume/CV

    3.      The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document

    Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process. 

    Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.  

    Job Category

    : Faculty 

    Primary Location

    : Aurora 

    Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20283 - CSPH-AIANP AP/G 


    : Part-time 

    Posting Date

    : Nov 7, 2016 

    Closing Date

    : Ongoing 

    Posting Contact Name: Jennifer Sievers 

    Posting Contact Email: 

    Position Number: 00664814

  • 13 Dec 2016 11:35 AM | SAVIR Executive Office

    Associate Research Scientist - 2016-43

    To post an application:

    Job Title: Associate Research Scientist

    Education: Doctorate

    Location: Calverton Center - Beltsville, MD 20705 US (Primary)

    Career Level: Experienced

    Category: Research

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE) is an independent, nonprofit organization merging scientific knowledge and proven practice to create solutions that improve the health, safety and well-being of individuals, communities, and nations around the world. To learn more about our organization, visit our website at

    Position Summary

    We are looking for a PhD-level early-career Injury Epidemiologist-Associate Research Scientist to add to our Calverton Center team located in Beltsville, Maryland. Initial Work assignments will range across injury areas, including providing technical assistance through the Children's Safety Network Economics and Data Analysis Resource Center; participating in research on costs or correlates of occupational injury, crash injury, and combat injury; supporting a variety of evaluation and economic analysis efforts in injury and substance abuse; and grant-writing.

    Job Requirements

    • ·         Training or experience in injury prevention required
    • ·         Ph.D., or equivalent advanced degree preferred. A combination of education, training and experience may qualify the candidate.
    • ·         Facile with statistical software (at least one of SAS, STATA, or SPSS and preferably more than one)
    • ·         Careful with numbers/data
    • ·         Good written and oral communication skills in English
    • ·         The warm and friendly manner of a technical assistance provider

    Some Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    • ·         Providing technical assistance on childhood injury epidemiology and economics
    • ·         Cleaning, linkage, and analysis of large administrative and health care claims data sets
    • ·         Contributing to development, maintenance, and application of injury and substance abuse incidence/cost/return-on-investment models
    • ·         Planning, performing and interpreting statistical analyses
    • ·         Developing and overseeing execution of research protocols
    • ·         Designing and supervising data collection and management
    • ·         Authoring and contributing to applications for funding
    • ·         Authoring and contributing to research articles and manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals as well as reports and other contract documents and deliverables
    • ·         Presenting research findings at professional/scientific meetings and conferences


    Exemption Type: Exempt

    PIRE is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer 
    PIRE is a diverse community devoted to the promotion and acceptance of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, gender or physical ability or veteran status. PIRE is committed to employ, and advance in employment, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, and to treat qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability or veteran status.

    PIRE's EEO/Affirmative Action Policy

    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
    PIRE will provide reasonable accommodations with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please contact Human Resources by email at

    Pay Transparency Policy

    EEO is the Law 

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