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10 Mar, 2017

Senior Epidemiologist

By | 2017-03-10T00:00:00+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Categories: Announcement, Jobs|0 Comments

The Sinai Urban Health Institute (SUHI), a unique research center dedicated to improving the health of Chicago’s urban communities, is seeking an epidemiologist to: Conduct independent and collaborative research that will advance the SUHI mission; Seek funding opportunities and lead grant writing activities in line with SUHI strategies; Provide guidance regarding study design, data analysis, and methodology to both epidemiologic and health intervention research endeavors; Lead and support the preparation of manuscripts for publication using a variety of data sources, including Sinai Community Health Survey data, vital records, and claims data. Specific responsibilities may include: supervising and mentoring other research staff and medical students; managing study activities, data, and reports; analyzing data sets using appropriate statistical methods; and identifying and obtaining new funding sources. The selected applicant will be expected to contribute to the intellectual development of SUHI as a whole as time allows. The successful applicant will have the following qualifications: o PhD in public health (such as Epidemiology, Biostatistics, or a closely related field) and at least 5 years of relevant work experience OR a MS/MPH in public health or a related field and at least 5 years of relevant work experience; o Evidence of ability to generate external funds, including federal funding, for research; o  Experience leading epidemiological and/or community health intervention research, including experience as a Principal Investigator on nationally-funded projects; o  Advanced analytical skills, including experience with a statistical programming package (preferably Stata); o  Strong record of peer-reviewed publications; o  Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to a variety of audiences; o  Comfortable working with others in a diverse team environment. The candidate should have exceptional attention to detail, as well as the ability to think critically and prioritize among numerous activities. An interest in social epidemiology and the use of epidemiological research as tools in addressing the needs of urban and vulnerable communities is a plus. If interested, please apply online through www.Sinai.org/careers.  If you have specific questions about the position or SUHI, please contact Maureen Benjamins at suhi@sinai.org. We would like the candidate to start as soon as possible, but no later than July 1, 2017.

9 Feb, 2017

Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers Program  (IUCRC)

By | 2017-02-09T17:06:26+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Categories: Announcement, Funding Opportunities|0 Comments

NSF: develop long-term partnerships (research centers) among industry, academe, and government. Next full proposal deadline February 28, 2017. Thereafter, preliminary proposals due each year on the 3rd Wednesday of April and 3rd Wednesday of October; full proposals due each year on the third Wednesday in June and the third Wednesday in December.