Post-Doc Position Available

Center for Injury Research and Policy


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 research. The center ( is one of nine CDC-funded Injury Control Research Centers.

Area of research:

  • Traffic injuries or substance abuse/overdose



  • PhD in epidemiology, transportation, psychology, public health, or a related
  • Experience in research with peer-reviewed
  • 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 cellphone use while driving, traffic laws, health disparities, and drug and alcohol
  • Provide direct support to NIH-, CDC-, and NSF-funded studies
    • NIH R01: Cellphone laws, texting while driving, and traffic crashes among the youngest drivers
    • NIH R01: Licensing laws, mobility, and traffic safety among older adults
    • CDC R21: Behind the wheel (BTW) smartphone application: Utilizing technology to quantify driving behaviors and promote safe driving in adolescents
    • CDC U01: A multi-state integrated data approach to analyzing older occupant motor vehicle crash and injury risk factors
    • NSF: Community-driven data engineering for opioid and substance abuse prevention in the rural Midwest
  • Assist in data
  • Assist in grant writing and
  • 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

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
  • Tuition assistance for courses at Ohio State University and national
  • Funds for national
  • Funds for pilot


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