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School of Public Health and Health Sciences

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst is seeking applicants for an Academic Advisor position. For a complete position announcement including required qualifications and application instructions, please visit: http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=98244

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. 

Deadline: July 9, 2018
Posted: 2 weeks 2 days ago

University of Vermont Department of Medicine

The Robert Larner MD College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, through the Department of Medicine, is seeking an individual for a full-time position as an Assistant Professor (Education Scholar Pathway). The successful candidate will possess doctoral level training in public health or related discipline, specializing in epidemiology and/or biostatistics; or doctoral level training in Medicine with Master’s level training in epidemiology and/or biostatistics. The successful candidate will possess effective organizational interpersonal, communication and collaborative skills. Previous online teaching experience is preferred. Practical experience working in the field of public health and/or applied research experience is encouraged.

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Deadline: July 7, 2018
Posted: 2 weeks 3 days ago

Research Assistant

Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center (ERIC)

Interested in helping enhance the health and care of our United States Veterans? Looking for meaningful work in a collaborative environment that produces innovative and effective solutions to Veteran and national healthcare problems through multi-site cooperative research studies? The Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center (ERIC), a component of the Veterans Affairs (VA) Cooperative Studies Program (CSP), is hiring a full-time research assistant. The position will support the Service and Health Among Deployed Veterans Study (SHADE Study, CSP #595), a 5-year multi-site observational study. Key responsibilities for the position include the following:

  • Provide operational and administrative support to meet research objectives
  • Serve as liaison with investigators, site personnel, consultants, and contractors
  • Assist with development and implementation of standard operating procedures and study materials
  • Assist with maintenance of study databases and files, including data entry and data management
  • Assist with preparation and tracking of IRB submissions and other regulatory documents 
  • Conduct quality assurance/quality control procedures, including consent form audits and data reconciliation 
  • Monitor participant recruitment and data collection activities and prepare reports and presentations
  • Coordinate and facilitate local and national meetings and trainings
  • Track progress and productivity of studies and projects

Ideal candidates for the position will have the following attributes:

  • Must be US citizen 
  • BA/BS or higher degree in a scientific research-related field
  • Experience in clinical, epidemiological, or health services research
  • Experience with research compliance and regulations
  • Strong organizational and analytic skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Experience with MS SharePoint and Access
  • Experience with Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) or other survey application

Salary will be based on the candidate’s experience and education. Salaries for this position range from grades GS-5 through GS-7. For more information about the Center’s research, please visit the Seattle ERIC website, http://www.seattle.eric.research.va.gov. For more information about the VA Office of Research and Development and CSP, visit the CSP website, http://www.research.va.gov/programs/csp/default.cfm

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to SeattleCSPEC@va.gov. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, materials received by May 23, 2018 will be considered first.

Deadline: August 8, 2018
Posted: 1 month 2 weeks ago

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

The Cancer Epidemiology Program in the Division of Public Health Sciences at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Member level depending on qualifications. We seek candidates whose research interests are focused on advancing knowledge of the etiology of cancer or identifying determinants of outcomes following cancer diagnosis, including prognosis and treatment response/toxicity. Areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to, molecular and genetic epidemiology; pharmacoepidemiology; electronic health records, geospatial measures, mobile technology, and other novel biomedical data sources; social determinants; and survivorship. The Cancer Epidemiology Program is part of the Fred Hutch’s Division of Public Health Sciences, home of an extensive portfolio of population science research, large specimen and data repositories, a SEER cancer registry, a prevention center designed for intervention research, and a large multidisciplinary faculty. The Fred Hutch, together with the University of Washington, Seattle Children’s, and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center with active training programs for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. An affiliation with the University of Washington is possible, depending on qualifications and interests. Qualified applicants will have a doctoral degree, training in cancer epidemiology (or a related discipline), and relevant research experience.

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Deadline: July 11, 2018
Posted: 3 months 1 week ago

Fellowships

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

The Vanderbilt Training Program in the Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology of Cancer (Vanderbilt MAGEC) is currently accepting applications for postdoctoral fellowships. The fellowship is an individualized didactic training program, tailored to complement the trainee’s background, and includes both core and elective coursework, a multi-disciplinary mentoring team, rotations in the Vanderbilt Molecular Epidemiology Lab and Survey Research Shared Resource, and the conduct of a research project. The fellowship culminates in the submission of a grant proposal to the National Institutes of Health. The goal of the program is to assist fellows in launching an independent career in epidemiological research.

The MAGEC program is specifically designed for:

  • PhDs in epidemiology or genetics who have an interest in cancer research
  • MDs who have an MPH degree or working experience in epidemiology

Under-represented minorities and individuals with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. Per NIH requirements for the funding of this grant, candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents.

Please visit the MAGEC website for more information or to apply (acceptance ongoing). 

Deadline: July 5, 2018
Posted: 11 months 3 weeks ago