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  • 24 Jun 2015 1:31 PM | Anonymous

    We seek a Physician and/or PhD researcher with extensive knowledge and a track record of scholarly excellence in injury prevention and control to lead an established multi-disciplinary, highly collaborative team of injury researchers.  The ECIC was formed in 1993, and operates under the mission to build the field of injury prevention and reduce fatalities in Georgia by facilitating collaborations, supporting innovative research, training practitioners and researchers, and strengthening the bridge between science and practice.  The candidate must have strong leadership skills and the ability to develop an independent and sustainable scholarly research program, lead multi-institutional and multi-disciplinary injury prevention efforts and engage in educational activities. Successful candidates must demonstrate proficiency in preparing research grants with experience as a principal investigator for funded research studies, publishing in peer-reviewed journals, and presenting at professional meetings.  


    For further information, visit our web site at www.emory.edu/em, then contact:

    Katherine Heilpern, MD, Professor and Chair

    Department of Emergency Medicine

    531 Asbury Circle , N-340, Atlanta, GA 30322

    Phone: (404)778-5975 / Fax: (404)778-2630 / Email: ida.jones-render@emory.edu


    Emory is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

  • 01 Jun 2015 11:39 AM | Anonymous

    Injury Research Faculty 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 tenure track faculty position in injury research. Faculty members have an appointment in the Department of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Joint appointments in other departments and colleges within the university are easily arranged.  


    Applicants should have a doctoral degree in the public health, medical, or related field, and a track record in research productivity. Applicants will be considered at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels. Applications from mid-career researchers are strongly encouraged. Salary and benefits are very competitive and are based on experience and academic rank, and an attractive startup package will be tailored to the faculty member's needs.


    The Center for Injury Research and Policy (www.injurycenter.org) is one of 10 CDC-funded Injury Control Research Centers, and focuses on the prevention of injury among children and adolescents. Its faculty members are active in injury research and prevention at local to global levels. Center faculty teaches and mentors students at The Ohio State University and from across the nation. Its global injury research program includes ongoing projects with its affiliate faculty in low- and middle-income countries and a visiting scholars program. Through multiple partnerships, the Center has established collaborative networks of injury professionals regionally, nationally and globally. A translational research team helps disseminate faculty research findings through traditional and social media channels.


    Individuals interested in applying for a position should forward a letter of application and CV to:  Gary A. Smith, MD, DrPH, Director, Center for Injury Research and Policy, The Research Institute, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 700 Children's Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205; telephone (614) 355-5884; FAX (614) 355-5897; e-mail: Gary.Smith@nationwidechildrens.org.


    Nationwide Children's Hospital and The Ohio State University are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employers.  Qualified women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


  • 09 Mar 2015 3:40 PM | Sharon Gilmartin

    APPLICATION DEADLINE

    Wednesday, April 15, 2015


    INTERSHIP SUMMARY

    The intern will work the Safe States Alliance’s Program Coordinator on two (2) injury and violence prevention workforce development projects. They are:


    • 1.    To support the development of a web-based clearinghouse for existing training opportunities related to Core Competencies for Injury and Violence Prevention Professionals, the intern will work with the Program Coordinator to:
    • ·         Map an existing inventory of injury and violence prevention trainings (identified from multiple prevention partners) to the Core Competencies for Injury and Violence Prevention Professionals by June 1, 2015. 
    • ·         Conduct a search for additional existing public health trainings that would meet specified criteria, address one or more Core Competencies for Injury and Violence Prevention Professionals, and be recommended by Safe States Alliance by July 31, 2015.

    • 2.    To increase the availability of continuing education credits for existing Safe States trainings for professionals with designations as Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and Certified in Public Health (CPH), the intern will work with the Program Coordinator to:
    • ·         Map existing Safe States trainings to the domain areas of competency for CPH certified professionals and the 7 areas of responsibility for CHES certified professionals by June 1, 2015.
    • ·         Submit applications for at least 10 additional trainings to NCHEC and CPH, and add these trainings to the Safe States clearinghouse by September 29, 2015.
    • ·         Upload trainings to the Public Health Foundation’s TRAIN website (www.train.org) to encourage cross-training and non-injury and violence prevention public health professionals to access Safe States trainings as they meet broader public health competency frameworks by September 29, 2015.

    INTERNSHIP LOCATION

    Intern may work: (1) At the Safe States Alliance national office, located at 2200 Century Parkway, Suite 700, Atlanta, GA 30345 or (2) Remotely, as long as the intern has his/her personal computer.


    INTERNSHIP DATES

    Approximate start date: Monday, May 18

    End date: Complete 200 hours and all deliverables (described below) by Tuesday, September 15, 2015.


    HOURS

    About 12 hours per week. A portion of these hours must be during the hours of 9 am to 3 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursday of each week.
     

    RATE

    $16 per hour


    REQUIRED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

    This internship requires the intern to be able to:

    • ·         Assess the scientific integrity of workforce development tools and resources
    • ·         Assess the relevancy and quality of workforce development opportunities
    • ·         Conduct broad and in-depth online searches for workforce development opportunities relevant to injury & violence prevention, other areas of public health, hospitals, and other professional areas
    • ·         Collect, compile and organize large amounts of information
    • ·         Present large amounts of information in user-friendly formats

    PUBLIC HEALTH COMPETENCY FOCUS OF THE POSITION:

    • ·         Analytical/assessment skills
    • ·         Communication skills
    • ·         Community dimensions of practice skills

    TO APPLY

    Please submit the following items by email to Kristen Lindemer, kristen.lindemer@safestates.org, 770-690-9000, at Safe States Alliance by COB Wednesday, April 15, 2015:

    • -Resume
    • - One page summary explaining your interests, strengths and qualifications for this internship position and how it will benefit your long-term career plans in the field of public health.
    • -Two references (name, email, phone number)
    • - Brief writing sample

    SUPERVISOR INFORMATION

    Kristen Lindemer, MPH
    Program Coordinator

    Membership Engagement & Programs Division, Safe States Alliance

  • 02 Dec 2014 8:16 AM | SAVIR Executive Office

    The Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center and the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA are offering post-doctoral training in Pediatric Injury Research, with positions available for summer/fall, 2015. This training program is funded through a US National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NIH) T-32 grant.

     

    The goal of this training program is to prepare US investigators to specialize in pediatric injury research and develop productive academic scientists and scholars in this field. We define injury research broadly to include intentional violence and unintentional injury. Relevant research areas include elucidating the risk factors and causes of injuries, injury prevention strategies, acute and chronic care of injured patients, outcomes from trauma, and interventions to return the injured individual to their full potential.

     

    The Program includes coursework, seminars and an intensively mentored research experience. We will provide trainees with methodological knowledge and practical skills for conducting high quality interdisciplinary research in an environment that infuses them with the excitement of research, and nurtures early career development. We believe that our graduates will become research leaders prepared to conduct interdisciplinary research using the highest ethical standards and capitalizing on state of the art research methods.

     

    The Training Program is two years in length, with the option of a third year for exceptionally productive trainees. A Master of Public Health or Master of Science degree is available as part of the Training Program.

     

    Post-doctoral level scholars are welcome from all health professions, and specialties within those professions including pediatrics, surgery, dentistry, urology, rehabilitation medicine, emergency medicine, anesthesia/critical care, psychiatry, psychology, epidemiology, health services, public health, social work, nursing and health economics. Applicants must be US citizens or non-citizen nationals, or an individual lawfully admitted for permanent residence who possesses an Alien Registration Receipt Card (I-151 or I-551), or some other verification of legal admission as a permanent resident prior to appointment. Individuals with temporary or student visas are not eligible.

     

    Interested individuals should contact Dr. Fred Rivara (fpr@uw.edu) 206-744-9449.

  • 19 Sep 2014 11:47 AM | Dawn Castillo

     

    FELLOWSHIP POSITION- OCCUPATIONAL FATALITY INVESTIGATOR

    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Division of Safety Research

    Morgantown, WV

    NIOSH Division of Safety Research– The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is the federal agency responsible for occupational safety and health research, http://www.cdc.gov/niosh.  Our mission is to generate new knowledge in the field of occupational safety and health and to transfer that knowledge into practice for the betterment of workers.  NIOSH is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) within the Department of Health and Human Services. 

    The Division of Safety Research, located in Morgantown, WV, serves as the focal point for NIOSH’s traumatic occupational injury research program, http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/injury/. The Division follows the public health model, melding in safety and engineering sciences. We use epidemiologic methods to define injury problems and to focus intervention efforts, and safety and engineering sciences to address human factors issues and to develop and test control technologies.  

    Purpose of Position– The purpose of this fellowship position is to conduct investigations of fatal occupational motor vehicle-related incidents to Law Enforcement Officers (LEO) in the United States using the NIOSH Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) model.  The fellow will be located in the Surveillance and Field Investigations Branch (SFIB), Fatality Investigations Team (FIT), and will work within the existing FACE programteam.  Information about the NIOSH FACE program is available at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/face/.

    The fellow will support and conduct public health fatality investigations, and develop technical reports outlining intervention approaches to prevent LEO fatal occupational motor vehicle-related incidents.   The nature of work includes: interpreting investigation findings, conducting literature reviews of existing occupational safety and health standards, adapting standard motor vehicle-related injury prevention techniques to LEO fatalities, developing recommendations, and preparing documents and publications to present findings from these investigations.  Because of the nature of work, the position will require the fellow to travel on a regular basis.

    Required Skills and Abilities – The individual must have a masters or doctoral degree in public health, safety engineering, industrial hygiene, safety and health management, or similar program.  Knowledge and experience with injury investigation techniques is preferred.  The individual must have excellent written and oral communication skills.  The individual must also have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment. NIOSH is an equal opportunity employer. Non-U.S. Citizens are eligible to apply.  Salary will be based on education and experience, and will likely range from $57,982 to $69,497.

    Contact Information – For more information or to provide a CV or resume, please contact Paul Moore, phm0@cdc.gov, 304-285-6016.

  • 12 Sep 2014 10:47 AM | SAVIR Executive Office

    Overview

    The Department of Pediatrics Division of Community Health and Research (CHR) at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) is seeking a full-time, 12 month faculty member at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, depending on qualifications, with a community health perspective and applied expertise in prevention science or health behavior research. This candidate will join a team of researchers focused on community health addressing a broad range of issues impacting children’s health and safety. For 20 years the CHR has created and sustained partnerships at the local, regional, and national levels to conduct applied and participatory research addressing health inequities and to advance the prevention and treatment of disability and disease. The successful candidate is expected to lead a thematic program of independent research that is competitive for extramural funding. We are particularly interested in those engaged in behavior-based applied research to develop, implement, and evaluate safety and health promotion programs.


    Responsibilities

    In addition to the continued growth of his/her own program of research and scholarship, the successful candidate will collaborate with other faculty in the department and across the medical school, and contribute to the EVMS presence in the Hampton Roads region. Primary responsibilities will be research-focused, with an emphasis on scholarship published in peer-reviewed journals, securing extramural grant funding, and contributing to the research profile of EVMS.


    Qualifications

    An earned doctorate in psychology, social or behavioral science, public health, or closely related field, strong methodological skills relevant to prevention science research, an active research program, and demonstrated record of excellence in research and scholarship are required. Research interests should complement and expand existing expertise in CHR, which includes injury prevention; behavior change; obesity; respiratory health; CBPR; substance use; risk communication; health education; policy and systems change; and rural health. The selected candidate must possess strong skills in theory, research design, and statistics. Applicants with demonstrated capacity to build productive interdisciplinary research teams, mentor junior faculty, and earn external funding are particularly competitive. Applications will be reviewed beginning December 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.


    To apply, send a curriculum vita, three letters of reference, and a letter of application highlighting your program of research to: Dr. Kaethe Ferguson, Associate Professor and Division Director, ferguskp@evms.edu.


    Candidates must also apply online at https://internal-evms.icims.com/jobs/1260/assistant-or-associate-professor/job (position #1160104).


    EVMS is an EOE, Affirmative Action Employer.

  • 10 May 2014 3:48 PM | SAVIR Executive Office
    Organization: UC Davis Emergency Medicine
    Date Posted: 5/2/2014
    Date Needed: 5/2/2014
    City: Sacramento
    Location: California
    Country: United States
    Primary Category: Posting
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Description & Details

    Position Description

    Under the general direction of the Program Director, the VPRP Administrator will develop and oversee program research operations and is responsible for management of all administrative, financial, personnel, research and instructional support. Incumbent is responsible for grant development and management and may participate as a member of the program’s research team. This may include co-authorship, presentation of research results, coordination of faculty activities and liaison relationship with other institutions and agencies. Incumbent will assist in training of research personnel and other staff. The incumbent will play a major role in the development of research procedures and successful completion of program projects and objectives. 

    Qualifications

    Knowledge/experience with some or all of the following: research administration, leading/supervising research projects, violence prevention research programs, grants and contracts administration, researc in academic environments, research, public health research, project management, supervision, budget & finance

    Organization Information

    The Violence Prevention Research Program, founded more than 20 years ago, is a multidisciplinary program of research focused on violence and its prevention, particularly where that violence involves firearms. VPRP helped develop the public health approach to violence in the 1980s; its mission is to develop and disseminate the research evidence on which informed policy and practice are based. VPRP’s director is Garen J. Wintemute, MD, MPH, Baker-Teret Chair in Violence Prevention and Professor of Emergency Medicine. Collaborating researchers include representatives from medicine, epidemiology, criminology, public health, economics, and the law. Further information is at http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/vprp.

    Hiring Manager

    Garren Wintemute, MD, MPH

    Program Director

    gjwintemute@ucdavis.edu

    How to Apply / Contact

    Application Instructions

    To learn more and apply for this exciting opportunity helping prevent  violence find  job #038313 at UCDMC Jobs www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/medicalcenter/jobs/

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