Those interested can learn more about the position and
how to apply by visiting https://case.edu/academic-careers/postdoctoral-scholar-department-population-quantitative-health-sciences.
24-month Post-Doctoral Scholarship Opportunity Fall 2019
– Fall 2021
The Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health at
Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio is
seeking a post-doctoral scholar to contribute to the Center’s vibrant program
of research focused on environmental health equity. The mission of the Swetland
Center is to study the complex interplay between the environment and health
with the goal of translating findings into scalable solutions to redress the
environment’s disparate impact on residents in Cleveland and beyond. The
strategic vision of the Swetland Center is to innovate and apply community
systems science for environmental health equity by (1) advancing translational
environmental health research, (2) integrating environmental health and
community systems science into medical and graduate education, and (3) engaging
the community in environmental health research and action.
The post-doctoral scholar will join a collaborative
research team that includes strong community-university partnerships. They will
have an opportunity to develop new independent research focused on local
environmental health issues related to air quality, lead exposure, and
underlying root causes such as poverty and racism to advance environmental
health equity through community-engaged team science. They will have an
opportunity to contribute to existing research related to the Center’s ongoing
initiatives related to food systems and health.
The ideal candidate will have a PhD in environmental
health, public or population health, or a related field; a strong background in
environmental science and environmental justice; skills in mixed methods,
implementation science, and community-engaged research; and a record of
translating research findings into publications.