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.

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Alberto J. Caban-Martinez,
DO, PhD, MPH, CPH
Associate Professor

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GCCHE Website

Link to Job Description

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Western States Division (WSD) aims to improve safety and health for workers through research and intervention development and assessment, as well as by providing technical assistance in the West in collaboration with other NIOSH assets and stakeholder groups.

NIOSH WSD is seeking a Post-Doctoral Researcher to advance research on work-related injury and illness hazards among high-risk worker populations. Under the mentorship of other WSD researchers, the Post-Doctoral Researcher will:

  • Review existing literature and data on occupational safety and health issues to help identify research priorities;
  • Perform data entry, acquisition, and analysis on fatal and nonfatal work-related injuries and illnesses among workers in high-risk industries, such as aviation and maritime, by accessing databases at the WSD Anchorage office;
  • Analyze data from a survey of aviation industry workers to identify risk factors for injury and illness outcomes;
  • Draft written reports, create presentations, and produce scientific manuscripts describing the results of work-related injury and illness research in high-risk industries;
  • Assist in the design and development of research projects; and
  • Provide research support on other projects as needed.

Travel to a scientific conference will be provided (pending travel restrictions from COVID-19).

Qualifications

We are seeking a candidate with demonstrated research experience; a variety of disciplines are relevant to the position. The candidate should have received a doctoral degree in epidemiology, public health, occupational safety and health, biostatistics, environmental health, economics, or a related field.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience or knowledge of methods to conduct scientific literature reviews and media scans
  • Experience or knowledge of various study designs
  • Experience with analyzing data and interpreting, writing, and disseminating results of research projects
  • A record of scientific productivity demonstrated by publications and presentations
  • Experience with statistical software; Stata preferred
  • Ability to work independently and in multidisciplinary teams

Location

Anchorage, AK (currently on full-time telework due to COVID-19)

Duration

The position begins on September 1, 2020 for a minimum of one year, with a second year anticipated. Additional years may be possible contingent on performance and availability of funds.

Nature of Appointment

The researcher will be employed through a contractor, Synergy America, Inc. The contractor will provide compensation and benefits.

To Learn More

Contact Samantha Case (scase@cdc.gov) if interested or with questions.

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