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  • 18 Jun 2018 5:28 PM | Elise Omaki (Administrator)

    The Center for Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado is seeking qualified candidates for 2-3 new positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor focusing on empirical research in bioethics and/or health humanities.

    The primary role and responsibility for these new faculty will be conducting empirical research in bioethics and/or health humanities that is worthy of and successful in obtaining external funding, presentation at national and international professional meetings and publication in peer-reviewed journals.  Other responsibilities will include patient care for clinicians, teaching and service to the institution. Faculty appointments will be made in the appropriate department(s) based on candidates’ professional background and areas of interest. 


    • A doctoral degree (MD, JD, PhD, ScD, DPH, etc.) and experience commensurate with rank in bioethics and/or health humanities research;
    • Demonstrated competence in one of more research methodologies including intervention research, surveys, qualitative research (individual and focus groups), mixed methods, case studies, experimental designs, meta-analyses, systematic reviews,  quantitative analysis of large datasets, and anthropological approaches;  
    • Formal training in ethics and/or demonstrated familiarity with current and historical issues in bioethics and/or the health humanities;
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills and demonstrated effectiveness in grant-writing;
    • For candidates who have yet to receive a K award (or similar research training support), a willingness to participate in collaborative grant writing with the aim of receiving a K award (or other research support) within 1-3 years.
    • For candidates who have completed a K award (or similar research training support)  a willingness to transition into R01 or R21 level funding within 1-3 years

    Details at: 

    Anschutz Medical Campus - Job posting # 13695

  • 08 Jun 2018 2:33 PM | Elise Omaki (Administrator)

    Director of Outreach, Education & Training

    Organization: University of North Carolina Injury Prevention Research Center

    Location: Chapel Hill, NC

    Salary: Commensurate with experience

    Closing: June 18, 2018

    The Director of Outreach, Education & Training at the UNC Injury Prevention Research Center’s (IPRC) leads the IPRC’s Outreach Core and Education & Training Core. These Cores support the mission of IPRC by a) disseminating evidence-based injury & violence prevention strategies and information, b) providing training and educational opportunities for academic and non-academic injury prevention professionals, and c) by building the capacity of communities to develop, implement, and evaluate injury and violence prevention (IVP) strategies.

  • 07 May 2018 1:04 PM | Elise Omaki (Administrator)

    The Maryland Department of Health seeks candidates for the Chief of Center for Injury Epidemiology.  This is a senior level management position requiring highly skilled data expertise and program administration.  Key responsibilities include managing the development, implementation and evaluation of surveillance activities in the areas of injury and violence; and coordinating epidemiology and data abstraction activities for the Maryland Violent Death Reporting System, and the State Unintentional Opioid Death Reporting System data. This position supervises 4-6 staff.

    Closing date for this posting is 6/1/2018.  

  • 16 Apr 2018 12:48 PM | Elise Omaki (Administrator)

    There is a new job opportunity with the CDC Foundation for a Transportation Safety Evaluation Field Employee. The turnaround is very quick – they will be accepting resumes through close of business on April 20.

    Job Description:

    The CDC Foundation seeks candidates for a full-time Transportation Safety Evaluation Field Employee to evaluate a Safe Driving for Teens program in the United States. The field employee will be hired by the CDC Foundation and assigned to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Chamblee campus in Atlanta, Georgia. The position will be located in the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control and is for 12 months.

    More detailed information about the position can be found at the following link:

  • 12 Apr 2018 4:07 PM | Elise Omaki (Administrator)

    Job announcement in NHTSA’s Office of Behavioral Safety Research. 

    The Office of Behavioral Safety Research currently has a vacancy in the Injury Prevention Division for a Research Psychologist or Social Science Researcher at the GS 11/12 level.  We hope that you will be able to assist us in encouraging qualified candidates to apply. Candidates must be U.S. citizens to apply for the position.

    To apply, applicants must go to the USA Jobs website and type in the agency (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration), or the job title (Research Psychologist or Social Science Researcher), or use the following links:

    Research Psychologist, GS-180-11/12 (Open to All U.S. Citizens):

    Social Science Researcher, GS-101-11/12 (Open to All U.S. Citizens):

    Current/former status employees and VEOA eligible veterans can also apply to:

    Research Psychologist, GS-180-11/12 (Only Open to Status & VEOA Applicants):

    Social Science Researcher, GS-101-11/12 (Only Open to Status & VEOA Applicants):

    The vacancy opened on Wednesday, April 11th and will close on Friday, April 20th.

  • 11 Apr 2018 12:59 PM | Elise Omaki (Administrator)

    Announcement Date:  April 11, 2018

    Announcement No.:  2018-65

    Topic: Statistician (Health), GS-1530-11/12 (promotion potential to GS-13) multiple positions

    Point(s) of Contact: Venita B. Smith, 301-458-4591


    A vacancy announcement has been posted for Offices/Divisions within the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) in Hyattsville, MD.  The position is for a Statistician (Health), GS-1530-11/12 (promotion potential to GS-13) multiple positions. The vacancy announcement numbers are HHS-CDC-M2-18-10178352 and HHS-CDC-D2-18-10178351. The announcement opens 04/11/2018 and closes 04/24/2018.  All interested and qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. The vacancy announcement can be found at:


    MP – (Internal to Government)



    DE – (Open to the Public)




    **Failure to submit any of the required documents may result in loss of consideration due to an incomplete application package. It is your responsibility to ensure all required documents have been submitted.

  • 28 Mar 2018 3:29 PM | Elise Omaki (Administrator)


    The Violence Prevention Research Program (VPRP), a unit of the Department of Emergency Medicine in the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, is seeking to fill a faculty position at the Assistant Professor/Assistant Professor in Residence level. The focus of this position is on the design and execution of large-scale observational and experimental research on the individual and societal causes, consequences, and prevention of firearm violence and other forms of violence.

    As an Assistant Professor/Assistant Professor in Residence, this faculty member will be responsible for independent research, collaborative research, teaching, mentoring, and public and university service. Applicants must possess a doctoral degree in epidemiology, medicine, or a related discipline. Additional training during a formal post-doctoral fellowship is desirable. There must be an established record of independent and collaborative research on violence, including firearm violence. There must be three recent peer-reviewed publications and demonstrated experience in the design, conduct, and reporting of large-scale observational and/or experimental studies. Some of this experience must be at the leadership level. Success as a Principal Investigator in attracting extramural funding for research on firearm violence is required.

    The University of California, Davis, is one of the nation’s leading research universities and also has commitments to excellence in teaching and public service. VPRP is a multi-disciplinary program of research and policy development focused on the causes, consequences, and prevention of violence. We place a particular focus on firearm violence and host UCFC, the University of California Firearm Violence Research Center, established by the state of California and the nation’s only publicly-supported center for research on firearm violence. Our mission is to develop and disseminate the research evidence on which informed policy and practice are based. VPRP researchers and collaborating investigators include representatives from medicine, epidemiology, criminology, biostatistics, economics, and the law. Further information is at .

    This recruitment is conducted at the Assistant Professor rank. The resulting hire will be at the Assistant rank, regardless of the proposed appointee’s qualifications. Applicants should register at the UC Davis Recruit portal ( and navigate to position #JPF02102. Required application materials for this position include a cover letter outlining the applicant’s qualifications and areas of interest (with regard to teaching and research); a CV; copies of three peer-reviewed publications (articles in press are acceptable, with documentation); and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three individuals who have agreed to serve as a reference. For full consideration, applications must be received by April 20, 2018.

    UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.

    Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available at UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus ( If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department. For additional information:

    Garen Wintemute, MD, MPH, Professor and Search Committee Chair (

    UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine

    2315 Stockton Blvd., PSSB 2100

    Sacramento, CA 95817

  • 19 Mar 2018 1:17 PM | Elise Omaki (Administrator)

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Institute for Trauma Recovery (UNCITR) is searching for a PhD-trained researcher interested in developing an NIH-funded research career focused on better understanding and improving the lives of teenage girls and/or adult women experiencing sexual assault. The recruited investigator will have the opportunity to develop studies within the Better Tomorrow Network, the first ever large-scale research network dedicated to understanding and improving outcomes after sexual assault. The UNCITR serves as the Data Coordinating Center for the network. A researcher is sought to develop an NIH career development award and/or R-level funding performing observational and/or interventional studies that improve the recovery outcomes of teenage girls or adult women experiencing sexual assault.

    Faculty Responsibilities will be dedicated to developing their research work and grant funding. A portion of time can also be spent in clinical practice if the candidate desires, and joint appointments with other departments (e.g., psychology, psychiatry, school of public health) are also possible.

    Required: PhD in a related field (i.e., psychology, social science, public health, etc.).

    Applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to improving the lives of trauma survivors, and evidence of outstanding potential for success in becoming a successful NIH-funded researcher (e.g., as demonstrated through educational and training track record, letters of reference, etc.). Applicants must also possess the ability to analyze clinical research data using basic statistical and epidemiologic methods.

    Where to apply:

    For questions please contact:

    April Soward, Research Program Manager


    Cell: 919-966-7315

  • 06 Mar 2018 11:47 AM | Elise Omaki (Administrator)

    The CDC Foundation seeks candidates for a full-time Health Scientist position to lead data collection efforts to help understand the burden and circumstances of fatal drownings in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Health Scientist will be a CDC Foundation field employee assigned to the CDC Chamblee campus in Atlanta, Georgia. The position will be physically located in the CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) within the Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention (DUIP).

    More detailed information about the position can be found at the following link:

    Resumes accepted through March 16.

  • 26 Feb 2018 12:46 PM | Elise Omaki (Administrator)

    Since 2008, the Journal of Injury & Violence Research (JIVR) has been a flagship publication in the field of Injury and Violence . JIVR  publishes original and significant contributions relating to the field of clinical and basic sciences about trauma, burns, drowning, falls, occupational/road/ sport safety, youth violence, child/elder abuse, child/elder injuries, intimate partner abuse/sexual violence, self-harm, suicide, patient safety, safe communities, consumer safety, disaster management, terrorism, surveillance/burden of injury and all other intentional and unintentional injuries.


    We invite nominations for the position of Editor-in-Chief (EiC) for JIVR  for a 1-year term (option for renewal) beginning in the first half of 2018. The EiC’s duties include appointing Editors to serve across the scope of the journal; supervising the operations of the journal with the assistance of the JIVR publications staff; monitoring the quality and timeliness of publications; and leading development to strengthen the journal.


    Criteria for the Nominees:


    • Ability and motivation to spend sufficient time on the job;
    • Demonstrated competence in at least one of the disciplines included in the Injury and Violence field of interest;
    • Formal support from the institution for which the nominee works (waived if self-employed);
    • Has served or currently is serving on one of the editorial boards of injury and violence research;
    • Suitable temperament (ability to work at all levels: editorial boards, JIVR staff, volunteers, authors, reviewers, officers, etc.) and judgment;
    • Other desirable qualifications include leadership experience, integrity and ethical standards, organizational and management skills, and a vision for moving the journal to a new level of excellence.


    Requirement for Nominations:


    • A brief biography (up to 250 words) of the nominee;
    • A complete CV and list-of-publications of the nominee;
    • A brief statement from the nominator on nominee’s qualification and how the nominee meets the criteria listed above;
    • A letter from nominee’s employer indicating support for the EiC activity;
    • Optionally, a statement (up to 500 words) from the nominee on his/her vision for the journal.

    Please email the nomination materials to: Dr. Alireza Ahmadi (

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