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  • 06 Dec 2017 2:41 PM | Elise Omaki (Administrator)

    The NeuroTrauma Research Laboratory at the University of Michigan is currently recruiting a PhD level graduate student to start Fall of 2018.  The applicant should have a research interest in sport concussion and strong writing and communication skills.  In addition to his/her course responsibilities, the student will be expected to facilitate on-going research projects, develop and implement new investigations, and teach within the School of Kinesiology.  Interested applicants should feel free to reach out to me directly and may submit an application through the Rackham Graduate School.  

     

    Required Materials

    • Transcripts
    • GRE scores
    • Curriculum vita
    • Academic statement of purpose
    • Personal statement
    • Letters of recommendation

     

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Prior research experience
    • Experience with any or all: the Head Impact Telemetry (HIT) System, Electroencephalography (EEG) / Event Related Potentials (ERP), Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), epidemiological research techniques.

     

    How to apply: All applications must be submitted through: http://www.kines.umich.edu/graduate-admissions/application-checklists

     

    Additional information:

    Additional information on the University of Michigan, School of Kinesiology graduate program can be found at: www.kines.umich.edu/prospective-students

     

    Or contact:

    Steven P. Broglio, PhD, ATC

    Director, NeuroSport Research Laboratory

    University of Michigan

    401 Washtenaw Avenue

    Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

    734.764.9669 (o)

    broglio@umich.edu

     

    Deadline for application: January 15, 2018

     

    U-M EEO/AA Statement: The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer


  • 06 Dec 2017 2:17 PM | Elise Omaki (Administrator)

    There are several exciting PhD and postdoctoral training opportunities in injury prevention at the Ohio State University. Please see the linked flyers for more information.

  • 05 Dec 2017 1:28 AM | Elise Omaki (Administrator)

    The CDC Foundation seeks candidates for up to two full time Transportation Safety Evaluation Field Employees to support evaluation of a Safe Driving for Teens program in the United States and various global road safety programs. The field employee(s) will be hired by the CDC Foundation and assigned to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Chamblee campus in Atlanta, Georgia. The position will be located in the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.


    Applications accepted through December 13.


    More detailed information about the position(s) can be found at the following link:

    https://www.cdcfoundation.org/jobs/transportation-safety-evaluation-field-employees-730


  • 02 Oct 2017 11:42 AM | Jingzhen Yang

    Join  as a Post-doc Scientist at the Center for Injury Research and Policy (www.injurycenter.org) at the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital http://www.nationwidechildrens.org/research. For more information, please see the link below.



    Job ID 16198

    http://tinyurl.com/yaot8s84

  • 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 (www.injurycenter.org) at the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital http://www.nationwidechildrens.org/research. We will be at the SAVIR meeting...let's meet up!


    Job ID 16110

    http://tinyurl.com/y8tdndts

  • 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 (www.injurycenter.org) is one of 10 CDC-funded Injury Control Research Centers.


    Apply:  http://tinyurl.com/gvptjg7

    • Contact: Motao.Zhu@NationwideChildrens.org
    • Start date: summer or fall 2017

    Eligibility:

    • 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: jobs@datalyscenter.org.

     

    Questions about the position can be directed to Tom Dompier directly at tdompier@datalyscenter.org  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

     

    Reference:

    047875

     

    Salary Ranges:

    1796.800000 - 3237.600000 Bi-weekly

     

    Location:

    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.

     

    Responsibilities

     

    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.

     

    Requirements

     

    REQUIRED:

    --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

     

    PREFERRED:

    --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

    --THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT.

     

    To apply, visit: http://apptrkr.com/953242 & 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 http://hr.research.wvu.edu 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

    RESEARCH SCIENTIST/ENGINEER 3

    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:  http://hr.uw.edu/benefits/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2016/07/prostaff.pdf.


    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.


    Responsibilities:

    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.


    REQUIREMENTS:

    *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


    DESIRED:

    *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.


    CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:

    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 dso@uw.edu.


    To apply for this job:

    https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/eng/candidates/default.cfm?szCategory=candidatepaste&szOrderID=140265


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