Injury Research Faculty Position Available in the Center for Injury Research and Policy, Nationwide Children's Hospital, The Ohio State

01 Jun 2015 9:39 AM | Anonymous

Injury Research Faculty 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 tenure track faculty position in injury research. Faculty members have an appointment in the Department of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Joint appointments in other departments and colleges within the university are easily arranged.  


Applicants should have a doctoral degree in the public health, medical, or related field, and a track record in research productivity. Applicants will be considered at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels. Applications from mid-career researchers are strongly encouraged. Salary and benefits are very competitive and are based on experience and academic rank, and an attractive startup package will be tailored to the faculty member's needs.


The Center for Injury Research and Policy (www.injurycenter.org) is one of 10 CDC-funded Injury Control Research Centers, and focuses on the prevention of injury among children and adolescents. Its faculty members are active in injury research and prevention at local to global levels. Center faculty teaches and mentors students at The Ohio State University and from across the nation. Its global injury research program includes ongoing projects with its affiliate faculty in low- and middle-income countries and a visiting scholars program. Through multiple partnerships, the Center has established collaborative networks of injury professionals regionally, nationally and globally. A translational research team helps disseminate faculty research findings through traditional and social media channels.


Individuals interested in applying for a position should forward a letter of application and CV to:  Gary A. Smith, MD, DrPH, Director, Center for Injury Research and Policy, The Research Institute, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 700 Children's Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205; telephone (614) 355-5884; FAX (614) 355-5897; e-mail: Gary.Smith@nationwidechildrens.org.


Nationwide Children's Hospital and The Ohio State University are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employers.  Qualified women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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