The Division of Epidemiology, Department of Population Health at NYU Langone Health is seeking candidates for a full-time position in epidemiology, at the Assistant Professor level to play a key role in expanding a major initiative housed in one of the nation’s leading population health departments (http://pophealth.med.nyu.edu/). The City Health Dashboard is a new online resource developed by NYU to help the 500 largest US cities leverage the power of data to improve the health and well-being for everyone in their community. The Dashboard features city- and neighborhood-specific data on measures of health and the factors that shape health to help cities understand gaps and target actions to create healthier, more equitable communities.
Monthly Archives: October 2018
- Book Review
- Calls for Submissions
- Conference Highlight
- Funding Opportunities
- Member of the Month
- New Publication
- Research Highlight
- Round-Up Summary
- Training Opportunities
Multiple faculty positions – Washington University School of Medicine, Division of Public Health SciencesChristine Bachrach
The Division of Public Health Sciences is currently seeking applications for multiple tenure-track/tenured positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. Successful candidates will have: a doctoral degree in public health, psychology, epidemiology, applied anthropology, or a related field. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in cancer disparities, implementation science, and interventions across the cancer care continuum. Please see the Division website and full job posting for additional information.
The University of California, Riverside (UCR) School of Medicine is seeking to hire tenured faculty member in Social Medicine, Population and Public Health at the rank of Full Professor for the position of Chair of Social Medicine, Population and Public Health Department in the Division of Clinical Sciences. We seek to hire a leader in the field of health disparities, community-based participatory research, population health, or other areas related to social sciences and social determinants of health. Initial review of applications will begin on January 2, 2018, and applicants will be considered until the position is filled.
Assistant Professor Position – Urban Inequality & Health Disparities – Department of Geography The Department of Geography at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019. Applications received by December 1, 2018 will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled.
NIMHD is leading a trans-NIH initiative to support collaborative research between Tribal Epidemiology Centers and extramural investigators on topics focused on minority health and health disparities in American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. The program invites observational studies or evaluations of interventions that use data collected from Tribal Epidemiology Centers, with an emphasis on areas where there are significant gaps in data and knowledge. PAR-17-484 and PAR-17-483. This years applications due December 4, 2018.
A post-doctoral position in the Vanderbilt Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society focusing on ethical, legal, and social issues in genetics and genomics is available beginning in the summer of 2019. Interested candidates should send a letter of intent, a current CV, and a writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. Electronic submissions are preferred. Consideration of applications will begin December 1, 2018.
What’s “shiny new thing syndrome?” And how can biosocial scientists avoid it? Read on in this conference report from Lauren Brown.
RFA-OD-19-011; This FOA solicits applications for new Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (BSSR) predoctoral training programs that focus on innovative computational and/or data science analytic approaches and their incorporation into training for the future BSSR health research workforce. The vision of the Advanced Data Analytics for BSSR training program is to support the development of a cohort of specialized predoctoral candidates who will possess advanced competencies in data science analytics to apply to an increasingly complex landscape of behavioral and social health-related big data. Application due by May 25, 2019.
The Population Research Center (PRC) at the University of Texas at Austin conducts robust programs in many population health areas: aging and longevity, reproductive health,