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 or drug abuse research. The center (NationwideChildrens.org/CIRP) is one of nine CDC-funded Injury Control Research Centers.
Area of research:
Traffic injuries or drug abuse/overdose
What Will You Be Doing?
Develop first-authored and co-authored articles in transportation safety or drug abuse in areas such as cellphone use while driving, traffic laws, health disparities, and opioid or marijuana abuse.
Provide direct support to NIH-, CDC-, and NSF-funded studies
NIH R01: Cellphone laws, texting while driving, and traffic crashes among the youngest drivers
NIH R01: Licensing laws, mobility, and traffic safety among older adults
CDC R21: Behind the wheel (BTW) smartphone application: Utilizing technology to quantify driving behaviors and promote safe driving in adolescence
CDC U01: A multi-state integrated data approach to analyzing older occupant motor vehicle crash and injury risk factors
NSF: Community-driven data engineering for opioid and substance abuse prevention in the rural Midwest
Ohio government: Establishing a digital heartbeat of the household for the drug abuse population
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.
What Are We Looking For?
To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess these minimum qualifications and experience:
Ph.D. in epidemiology, transportation, psychology, public health, or a related field.
Experience in research with peer-reviewed articles.
Experience in injury and violence prevention research is desirable.
Ability to work productively in a team of faculty, staff and students.
Your Benefits, Your Wellness:
As an employer, Nationwide Children’s recognizes the importance of the benefits we offer. We also recognize the importance of balancing your work and personal needs. Our benefits and Employee Wellness package is designed to:
Empower you to be a conscientious health care consumer through educational and wellness activities
Establish a work environment that promotes health and well-being
Support your financial protection and security in retirement
Most of our positions are benefits’ eligible from day 1.
Minimum Physical Requirements:
100% Kneeling / reaching 100%
Finger dexterity 100%
Talking / hearing / seeing 33%
Lifting / carrying weight 0-20 pounds for 1-5 minutes
The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.
Additional Salary Information: We follow NIH guidelines
Internal Number: 2021-27070
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