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  • 19 Dec 2017 3:43 PM | Elise Omaki (Administrator)

    The newly National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD funded Firearm-safety Among Children & Teens consortium) is recruiting one or two outstanding early-career stage research investigators to undertake an intensive two-year postdoctoral program of mentored, applied research focusing on the nature and prevention of firearm injuries among children and adolescents. Positions will be awarded on a competitive basis to individuals who have completed a doctoral degree program (M.D., Ph.D., D.Ph., or equivalent) and have demonstrated commitment and interest in Firearm Safety and Prevention research, either as their primary career focus or as an element of a broader research career. The primary age group of interest for this research funding and training opportunity is children and adolescents.

    Fellowships are offered by the Firearm-safety Among Children & Teens consortium. Our program of research for firearm safety will be the core activity of the fellowship. Specific areas of interest for research include the epidemiology of pediatric firearm injuries, risk and protective factors, primary and secondary prevention of unintentional, self-inflicted and intentional firearm injuries, the prevention of long-term sequelae of firearm injuries, and attention to disparities defined in any number of ways. This initiative is led by Rebecca Cunningham, M.D. and Marc Zimmerman Ph.D. at the University of Michigan School of Medicine and School of Public Health. Additional sites for training and mentorship opportunities are available from Co-investigators Frederick Rivara, MD, MPH at the University of Washington and David Hemenway, Ph.D. at Harvard School of Public Health. The Principal investigators and senior co-investigators represent many of the disciplines appropriate to the study and prevention of firearm injuries among children: medicine, epidemiology, public health, psychiatry/psychology, and economics.

    Fellows will collaborate in ongoing research that is being conducted as a component of this consortium and will have an opportunity to collaborate both on these ongoing projects within the initiative and through analyses of their own, all with mentoring by study core investigators. The specific content of each fellowship will be tailored to meet the goals and objectives of the fellow. The University of Michigan, Harvard University, and University of Washington provide a robust program of courses, seminars, and other learning and teaching opportunities for postdoctoral scholars. Investigators are actively involved in catalyzing the science of childhood firearm injury prevention with the overarching goal of reducing firearm injuries among children and fellows will be expected to participate in this important work.

    We are accepting applications for appointments beginning in the summer/fall of 2018. The fellowship will provide a full-time postdoctoral scholar salary and benefits. Candidates should provide a cover letter describing their goals and qualifications for the fellowship, specific research interests, and career plans; a CV; three references; and copies of two published papers or other recent examples of their scholarly work. Materials should be sent by email to Lynn Massey, LMSW, Managing Director, at Please use the subject line “Fellowship Application.”

    Applications are due by February 15, 2018. We look forward to hearing from you.

  • 19 Dec 2017 3:39 PM | Elise Omaki (Administrator)

    OSU has a faculty position open for TBI research at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE). They are looking for an individual with expertise and experience in neural imaging and image analysis for neural applications including image processing, neuroscience, brain imaging, MRI/fMRI technologies, brain injury diagnosis and monitoring.

  • 18 Dec 2017 1:04 PM | Elise Omaki (Administrator)

    Preusser Research Group, Inc. (Trumbull, CT and Oxford, MS) is seeking a Behavioral Research Scientist/Project Manager to conduct behavioral research and evaluation studies in public health and highway safety. Advanced degree in Research Psychology, Statistics, Policy Analysis, Public Health, or Epidemiology required. Three years of experience conducting independent research in a university or similar research setting a plus. Applicants with extensive relevant experience in lieu of a Master’s or higher degree will also be considered. Program evaluation and survey design experience preferred. Basic statistical analysis skills are required; advanced statistical analysis expertise a plus.

    The ideal candidate will have experience that includes:

    • Published research;
    • Experience in presenting research findings at professional conferences;
    • Excellent verbal communication skills (in both large and small group settings);
    • Managing project client relations, deliverables, budgets, and timelines;
    • Overseeing and directing personnel;
    • Strong organizational skills;
    • Ability to multitask in a fast paced yet flexible work environment;
    • Ability to travel in and out of state on a semi-regular basis;
    • Excellent technical report writing skills;
    • Experience in writing proposals and/or grant applications;
    • Strong background in research design and methodology;
    • Field data collection experience;
    • Knowledgeable in inferential statistics (t-tests, chi-squares at a minimum); and
    • Experience with statistical software packages such as SPSS.

    This is for a full-time salaried position. Benefits include medical and dental insurance plus retirement benefits after meeting eligibility requirements.

    Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV to

  • 11 Dec 2017 1:10 PM | Elise Omaki (Administrator)

    UC Davis is recruiting for two postdoctoral fellows to focus on firearm violence. The application deadline is January 15, 2018. Please see the flyer for more information: Fellowship announcement 2017 3 final.pdf

  • 06 Dec 2017 1:41 PM | Elise Omaki (Administrator)

    The NeuroTrauma Research Laboratory at the University of Michigan is currently recruiting a PhD level graduate student to start Fall of 2018.  The applicant should have a research interest in sport concussion and strong writing and communication skills.  In addition to his/her course responsibilities, the student will be expected to facilitate on-going research projects, develop and implement new investigations, and teach within the School of Kinesiology.  Interested applicants should feel free to reach out to me directly and may submit an application through the Rackham Graduate School.  


    Required Materials

    • Transcripts
    • GRE scores
    • Curriculum vita
    • Academic statement of purpose
    • Personal statement
    • Letters of recommendation


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Prior research experience
    • Experience with any or all: the Head Impact Telemetry (HIT) System, Electroencephalography (EEG) / Event Related Potentials (ERP), Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), epidemiological research techniques.


    How to apply: All applications must be submitted through:


    Additional information:

    Additional information on the University of Michigan, School of Kinesiology graduate program can be found at:


    Or contact:

    Steven P. Broglio, PhD, ATC

    Director, NeuroSport Research Laboratory

    University of Michigan

    401 Washtenaw Avenue

    Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

    734.764.9669 (o)


    Deadline for application: January 15, 2018


    U-M EEO/AA Statement: The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

  • 06 Dec 2017 1:17 PM | Elise Omaki (Administrator)

    There are several exciting PhD and postdoctoral training opportunities in injury prevention at the Ohio State University. Please see the linked flyers for more information.

  • 05 Dec 2017 12:28 AM | Elise Omaki (Administrator)

    The CDC Foundation seeks candidates for up to two full time Transportation Safety Evaluation Field Employees to support evaluation of a Safe Driving for Teens program in the United States and various global road safety programs. The field employee(s) will be hired by the CDC Foundation and assigned to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Chamblee campus in Atlanta, Georgia. The position will be located in the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.

    Applications accepted through December 13.

    More detailed information about the position(s) can be found at the following link:

  • 02 Oct 2017 9:42 AM | Jingzhen Yang

    Join  as a Post-doc Scientist at the Center for Injury Research and Policy ( at the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital For more information, please see the link below.

    Job ID 16198

  • 05 Sep 2017 12:14 PM | Lara McKenzie

    Join a dynamic research team as a Senior Research Associate in the Center for Injury Research and Policy ( at the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital We will be at the SAVIR meeting...let's meet up!

    Job ID 16110

  • 13 Mar 2017 10:53 AM | SAVIR Executive Office

    Post-Doc Position Available

    Center for Injury Research and Policy

    Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

    The Center for Injury Research and Policy, located in The Research Institute of Nationwide Children's Hospital, is seeking applicants for a post-doctoral fellow in injury epidemiology. The center ( is one of 10 CDC-funded Injury Control Research Centers.


    • Contact:
    • Start date: summer or fall 2017


    • PhD in epidemiology, transportation, or a related field.
    • Experience in research with peer-reviewed articles.
    • Experience in injury and violence prevention research is desirable.

    Responsibilities of the position:

    • Develop first-authored and co-authored articles in transportation safety in areas such as cell phone use while driving, traffic laws, health disparities, and drug and alcohol involvement.

    • Provide direct support to NIH- and CDC-funded studies

    o NIH R21: A phone app to reduce cell phone usage among young drivers: a pilot study

    o CDC R21: Disparities in cell phone law effectiveness across population subgroups and geographic regions

    o NIH R01: Licensing laws, mobility, and traffic safety among older adults

    • Assist in data analysis.
    • Assist in grant writing and preparation.
    • Conduct and coordinate research with the collaborators at Ohio State University College of Public Health, College of Medicine, College of Engineering, and Crash Imminent Safety University Transportation Center.

    Location and funds for tuition, conference, and pilot project

    • Columbus is the fifteenth largest city in the U.S. with metropolitan attractions and nearby suburban/rural comfort.
    • Tuition assistance for courses at Ohio State University and national workshops.
    • Funds for national conferences.
    • Funds for pilot projects.
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