The Sloan Fellowship is an interdisciplinary, postdoctoral training program that will address the challenges of aging societies and labor force participation in the United States. Fellows conduct self-directed, interdisciplinary research under the guidance of Harvard faculty mentors. In addition to research and writing, fellows participate in weekly work-in-progress sessions, leadership skill building seminars, and communications & media skills training. Fellows also have access to multiple educational opportunities at Harvard. One finalist will be selected. Deadline December 3 at 3 pm EST.
Monthly Archives: September 2018
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- Conference Highlight
- Funding Opportunities
- Member of the Month
- New Publication
- Research Highlight
- Round-Up Summary
- Training Opportunities
The Bell Fellowship at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies is an interdisciplinary, postdoctoral training program designed for researchers and practitioners in the field of population sciences. Fellows participate in population science seminars, weekly work-in-progress sessions, leadership skill building seminars, and communications & media skills training. Fellows also have access to multiple educational opportunities at Harvard. Two finalists will be selected. Application due 3pm Monday December 3, 2018.
Associate or Full Professor – Demography/Population Studies – Minnesota Population Center, University of MinnesotaChristine Bachrach
The University of Minnesota and the Minnesota Population Center (MPC) invite applications for a full-time faculty member at the Associate or Full level with interests in population studies. This is an open-discipline/area search. The tenure home will be based on the candidate’s background, but half of teaching and service obligations will be fulfilled in MPC. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please apply online at z.umn.edu/popfaculty18. Questions – contact MPC Director Rob Warren at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis.
Assistant or Associate Professor, Rural Sociology Starting Date: August 15, 2019 or as negotiated. Responsibilities: This is a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant or Associate with tenure Professor position with a 75% research and 25% teaching responsibility and with the expectation of an affiliation with the Population Research Institute. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a nationally and internationally recognized research program related to the sociology and demography of rural population health and health disparities, such as demographic and/or spatial variation in health outcomes; health behaviors; health care access and utilization; community health; health and environment; and health-related policies. This position is part of a cluster hire by Penn State’s Social Science Research Institute (SSRI; http://www.ssri.psu.edu) of up to eight new faculty members, across the social and behavioral sciences, whose research focuses on reducing social disparities. Review of candidates will begin on October 15, 2018, and remain open until a suitable candidate is identified.
The Department of Health and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Colorado Denver invites applications for a three-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor, to begin in Fall 2019. At the end of three years, this position has the potential to convert to a Clinical Teaching Track faculty position. The position is a 9-month appointment with a 6-course per academic year teaching commitment in the department’s doctoral and undergraduate curricula. Additional responsibilities include 10% supervising undergraduate research opportunities; 10% service; and 20% conducting independent research. We invite applications from individuals who fit with the Department’s interdisciplinary focus on the application of social, behavioral, and natural science theory and methods to social and biological aspects of population health in national and/or global contexts. We are particularly interested in candidates who are able to teach in the area of Environmental Health. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2018
The Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication (HSJMC) in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities invites applications and nominations for a senior, tenured faculty position in health communication at the rank of associate professor. The Hubbard School seeks faculty whose unique research expertise will complement current faculty members’ strengths in health communication. For more information, see: https://cla.umn.edu/hsjmc/about/employment-opportunities. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018
Each month, we curate the best in population health news. This month, measuring obesity via Google maps, life and death after Katrina, buildings for justice, Juuls in school, drought and hunger in the Dry Corridor, and more…
This report takes a case study approach using six diverse examples of science to policy translation generated by Scholars in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars program from 2003 to 2016. Because the HSS program was discontinued in 2017, the Milbank Memorial Fund published these case studies in the hope that many audiences, including students, would use them to learn about the connection between research, decision making, and policy.
The Cornell Population Center (CPC) invites applicants for the Frank H.T. Rhodes Postdoctoral Fellowships. The start date for the position will be August 16, 2019 and it will be funded for 2 years. Screening of applications begins December 7, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.
November 2nd, 2018. The goal of child and family policy is to promote the optimal development of children and families. However, these policies can be in conflict with the research in developmental science. The goal of this workshop is to provide a discussion of these challenges and tools with which to address them.