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UNIVERSITY OF IOWA ASSISTANT PROFESSOR RESEARCH TRACK in Iowa City, Iowa

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR RESEARCH TRACKRequisition # 73989Position BasicsType of PositionRESEARCH-TRACKAdvertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is FilledAdvertising Started on:Thursday, September 3rd, 2020College:College of Public HealthDepartment:Occupational and Environmental HealthSalarySalary:CommensuratePosition DetailsFull/Part Time Status:Full TimePosition Description:RESEARCH FACULTY POSITION IN INJURY PREVENTION EPIDEMIOLOGYDepartment of Occupational and Environmental HealthThe University of Iowa, College of Public HealthThe 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 HealthThe 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 CenterA NIOSH-funded Center for Agricultural Safety and HealthA NIOSH-funded Education and Research CenterA NIOSH-funded Healthier Workforce Center of the MidwestA NIEHS-funded Environmental Health Sciences Research CenterA NIEHS-funded Iowa Superfund Research ProgramNIH, CDC, and other investigator-initiated research projectsThe PositionApplications 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 populationsDevelop 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 violenceDevelop dissemination materials for internal and external partners, such as policy briefs and reportsDevelop dissemination materials for research audiences, such as peer-reviewed manuscripts and conference presentationsSupervise students with experiential learning projectsSupport advancement of the UI Injury Prevention Research Center's core missionCandidates should demonstrate a commitment to promoting a diverse academic environmentCollege of Public HealthThe 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).CommunityIowa 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, applica

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