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The Initiative on Social Genomics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to hire three new tenure track faculty in order to become home to the largest and most innovative group of researchers pursuing topics in Social Genomics in the world. As part of the new Cluster Hiring Initiative in Social Genomics, an interdisciplinary group of scholars is seeking to hire three new tenure-track faculty members, all with appointments in relevant home departments, with expertise and interests in Social Genomics, defined as a field of research that integrates theories, data, and methods across the social, health, and genetic sciences. These areas of interest are broadly characterized in three new tenure-track faculty searches in Social Genomics. Announcement https://www.ssc.wisc.edu/cdha/docs/clusterhire_flyer.pdf Initiative Details: https://www.ssc.wisc.edu/cdha/wp-site/announcements-events/announcements-and-news/initiative-on-social-genomics/. Apply by November 15, 2018.
The National Institute on Aging (NIA), a major research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is recruiting for a Senior Investigator (Research) who will serve as Chief of the Laboratory of Epidemiology and Population Sciences (LEPS), in the Intramural Research Program (IRP), in Baltimore, Maryland. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Journey to Cultural and Linguistic Competency Conference: “Policy, Practice, and Child Health Equity”Christine Bachrach
This conference will be held in Baltimore, Maryland on September 18, 2018. Registration closes September 11, 2018.
A one-day workshop co-sponsored by the UC-Berkeley Center on the Economics and Demography of Aging-CEDA, and the USC/UCLA Center for Biodemography and Population Health. The goal is to build a robust evidence base for understanding the drivers of cross-national mortality and health expectancy patterns, especially in populations with unusually high or low adult mortality. Workshop to be held on February 22nd, 2019. Abstracts due October 12, 2018.
RAND and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation have released an update to the measures for monitoring progress in building a Culture of Health.
The University of Arizona School of Sociology will be searching for a senior (associate or full professor) faculty addition in the sociology of health / medical sociology, with interests broadly connected to central questions in the discipline of sociology. The recruitment committee chair is Ronald Breiger, email@example.com
UW-Madison is recruiting a cluster of three tenure track/tenured faculty to build cross-disciplinary research expertise focused on reproductive equity. Candidates must apply to the position vacancy listing using the following links. Application Deadline: October 1, 2018. Applications may be considered after this date until the positions are filled. 1) Professor, Health Services Research and Reproductive Health-Cluster Hire [PVL #94599; http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/498730/professor-health-services-research-and-reproductive-health-cluster-hire ] 2) Professor, Public Policy and Reproductive Health-Cluster Hire [PVL #94865; http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/498771/professor-public-policy-and-reproductive-health-cluster-hire ] 3) Professor, Social Causes and Consequences and Reproductive Health [PVL #94972; http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/498781/professor-social-causes-consequences-of-reproductive-health-cluster-hire]. Cluster Search Committee Chair, Deborah Ehrenthal (firstname.lastname@example.org)
To understand the extent to which health literacy has been shown to be effective at contributing to the Quadruple Aim of improving the health of communities, providing better care, providing affordable care, and improving the experience of the health care team, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened a public workshop on building the case for health literacy. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.
Black Women and Public Health: Regenerative History, Practice, and Planning seeks to create an interdisciplinary dialogue that bridges gaps between researchers, practitioners, educators, and advocates. Black women’s work in public health is a regenerative practice. This collection is an opportunity for specialists and generalists to foster mutual understanding for the benefit of all. Deadline to submit is Tuesday January 16, 2019.