Position Basics

Type of Position RESEARCH-TRACK
Advertising Ends on: Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on: Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
College: College of Public Health
Department: Occupational & Environmental Health
Salary: Commensurate

Position Details

Full/Part Time Status: Full Time
Position Description:
RESEARCH FACULTY POSITION IN INJURY PREVENTION EPIDEMIOLOGY


Department of Occupational and Environmental Health


The University of Iowa, College of Public Health


The University of Iowa, College of Public Health invites applications for a research-track faculty position in Occupational and Environmental Health.


Department of Occupational and Environmental Health


The Department offers a rich environment for collaborative research. Fifteen professors direct or participate in an array of extramurally funded research and outreach programs, including:



A CDC-funded Injury Prevention Research Center

A NIOSH-funded Center for Agricultural Safety and Health

A NIOSH-funded Education and Research Center

A NIOSH-funded Healthier Workforce Center of the Midwest

A NIEHS-funded Environmental Health Sciences Research Center

A NIEHS-funded Iowa Superfund Research Program

NIH, CDC, and other investigator-initiated research projects



The Position


Applications will be considered at the level of Assistant Professor (Research Track).


Responsibilities of the position include:



Develop an independent research portfolio in the area of traumatic injury and violence prevention (e.g., develop grant proposals for diverse funding sources including NIH, CDC and foundations; learn to lead large epidemiologic studies)

Conduct and support epidemiologic studies of traumatic injury and violence prevention with human populations

Develop and lead statistical analysis plans for injury and violence prevention projects such as in homicide/suicide, opioid overdose, falls in older adults, transportation and workplace violence

Develop dissemination materials for internal and external partners, such as policy briefs and reports

Develop dissemination materials for research audiences, such as peer-reviewed manuscripts and conference presentations

Supervise students with experiential learning projects

Support advancement of the UI Injury Prevention Research Center’s core mission

Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to promoting a diverse academic environment



College of Public Health


The College of Public Health was founded in 1999 as the major component of the Public Health Initiative, sponsored by The University of Iowa and the State of Iowa. The college is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in public health scholarship, teaching, and community service. Housed in a beautiful new facility overlooking the Iowa River, the college offers a rich environment interdisciplinary research, and is home to an array of graduate programs (MPH, MHA, MS, PhD) and new undergraduate degree programs in public health (BA, BS).


Community


Iowa City is a vibrant Midwestern university town with an intellectual and cultural atmosphere, diverse international community, a dynamic downtown full of shops and restaurants. Iowa City is a UNESCO City of Literature and is adjacent to campus, has a great public education system, friendly people, affordable homes, easy commutes, and many other assets that make it one of the highest ranked cities in the country:



No. 4 Top 100 Places to Live (Livability, 2019)

Iowa City #3 of Top 20 Best US Cities for College Grads (Business Insider 2019)

No. 1 Best Small Metro to live after College Graduation (American Institute for Economic Research, 2017)

No. 5 Best College Towns in America (Business Insider 2017)

Education Requirement:

PhD or other doctorate in a relevant field including graduate-level training in epidemiologic methods.
Required Qualifications:

Have publications in relevant peer-reviewed journals; demonstrate the ability to develop an externally funded research program and future scholarship. Additionally, applicants should have knowledge of advanced statistical methods; and have experience with administrative datasets.

Online Application Required Documents

Curriculum Vitae
Name and Contact Information of References
Letter of Interest
Statement of Research Interests
Number of References: 3

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the “Apply for This Position” button located below the Contact Information.

Additional Application Materials

Materials: Reference letters will be collected at a later date.

The materials listed above are not part of any online process. Please send the materials to the contact information below.

Contact Information

Contact: Diane Rohlman – diane-rohlman@uiowa.edu
Cpub-Occup & Environ Health
College of Public Health Building
145 North Riverside Drive
S324 CPHB
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-384-4007
Department URL: https://www.public-health.uiowa.edu/oeh/

Location: Saskatoon
Status: Tenure Track
Employment Group: USFA
Full Time Equivalent (FTE): 1.0
Posted Date: 8/6/2020
Closing Date: Until Filled.

Applications are invited from qualified individuals for a tenure track full-time faculty position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level in the area of Ergonomics and Musculoskeletal Health. The position will be housed in the College of Medicine, Department of Medicine, at the Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture (CCHSA). The successful candidate will be expected to establish and grow a research program in ergonomics and musculoskeletal health in the context of the Mission and Vision of the Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture (www.cchsa.usask.ca). CCHSA is home to a remarkable ergonomics lab with capacity to study musculoskeletal hazards and health in agriculture and other industries. The 70 square-meter Ergonomics Laboratory facility at the CFI-funded National Agricultural Industrial Hygiene Laboratory (NAIHL) within CCHSA provides access to equipment for vibration simulation and kinematic assessments of simulated work: 6-degree-of-freedom programmable robotic platform to safely simulate occupational whole body vibration; a 10-camera Vicon motion capture system; 60cm x 90cm integrated force platform; electromyography suite; and Novel Pedar foot pressure sensors. In addition, the lab has a well-appointed complement of measurement equipment appropriate for field investigations such as electromyography, goniometry, inertial sensors, hand-arm vibration, whole-body vibration, and force. The successful candidate would be expected to lead this laboratory and develop and expand their research program in ergonomics and musculoskeletal health with this capacity in mind, but not necessarily limited to it depending on research opportunities and interests. In addition to a leading research program, the candidate will be expected to: secure external research funding; work collaboratively with members from CCHSA, the Department of Medicine, and other units on campus; supervise postdoctoral fellows and graduate students; and contribute to graduate and undergraduate teaching.

The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 25,000.

Qualifications

Applicants must have a PhD and / or MD degree or equivalent, postdoctoral research experience, have a demonstrated or emerging record of research productivity, demonstrate interest and ability to engage in scholarly activity, and be committed to undergraduate and graduate education. Candidates must have strong interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills. Previous experience in ergonomics and musculoskeletal health-related research in a rural or agricultural context is an asset but not necessary.

The University, the College of Medicine, and CCHSA are committed to the well-being of the people of Saskatchewan, as documented in their respective Missions and Strategic Plans, and many opportunities exist for advancement in this area particularly as it relates to rural health. To learn more about CCHSA visit http://cchsa.usask.ca and to learn more about the College of Medicine visit http://medicine.usask.ca/

Current salary bands at the University of Saskatchewan are as follows: Assistant Professor – $96,301 – $115,723; Associate Professor – $115,723 – $135,145 and Professor – $135,145 – $157,804. This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program.

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, statement of interests and research plan, and the names and contact information for at least three professional references to:

Dr. Niels Koehncke, Director
Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture
University of Saskatchewan
104 Clinic Place, PO Box 23, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
S7N 2Z4
email to: iris.rugg@usask.ca

Electronic submission encouraged due to pandemic.
https://usask.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/14/home/requisition/5943?c=usask

Due to federal immigration requirements, we also ask candidates to indicate whether they are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or are otherwise already authorized to work at this position for the duration of the appointment, with an explanation if this last category is indicated.

Review of applications will begin September 1, 2020; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is March 1, 2021.

The University believes equity, diversity, and inclusion strengthen the community and enhance excellence, innovation and creativity. We are dedicated to recruiting individuals who will enrich our work and learning environments. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

We are committed to providing accommodations to those with a disability or medical necessity. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please notify us and we will work together on the accommodation request.

The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. We pay our respects to the First Nations and Métis ancestors of this place and reaffirm our relationship with one another. Together, we are uplifting Indigenization to a place of prominence at the University of Saskatchewan.

The Oregon OSHA division the of Department of Consumer and Business Services is pleased to announce 8 openings for Safety Compliance Officers. Those with a background in logging, safety and transportation are encouraged to apply.

These positions will:

  • Conduct safety evaluations and investigations
  • Take enforcement action in a broad range of workplaces to ensure employer compliance with the Oregon Safe Employment Act
  • Conduct technical training
  • Provide abatement assistance for employers and employees

For full details and application, please visit: https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Durham—DCBS/Safety-Compliance-Officer–Occupational-Safety-Specialist-2-_REQ-31274-1

NPIC/PSEP Hiring for TWO full-time positions!

The National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC) and the OSU Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) are welcoming two new team members this February! Spanish fluency is required for one of the two positions. 

Did you know disinfectants, bug repellents, and many pet flea treatments are pesticides? Not familiar with pesticides? Learn more here! http://npic.orst.edu/ 

As a Pesticide Specialist, you’ll dig into the science to answer technical questions for both the general public and professionals about pesticide risk. You’ll also develop educational resources like fact sheets, videos, infographics, or other presentations/publications. This is your opportunity to hone your skills as a science communicator! 

Minimum requirements include a B.S. degree in toxicology, environmental science/chemistry, biotechnology, agricultural sciences, public health, biology, soil science, microbiology, environmental science, or closely related scientific area (degree must include coursework in biochemistry, physiology, or equivalent).

Ful-time salary range: $42,000 – $44,000

Postings close: January 31, 2020 

To apply, visit:

Posting – Spanish fluency required: 

https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/87465

At the outset, this position will be supported equally by NPIC (50%) and PSEP (50%). See posting for more details.

Posting – Spanish fluency preferred but not required: 

https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/87463

This position will be supported by NPIC (100%). See posting for more details.

For questions, please contact amy.cross@oregonstate.edu

The Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) within the School of Public Health at the University of Washington (UW) invites applications for two tenure track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in Fall 2020 (12 month appointment, UW Job Class Code: 0116).

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