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Assistant Professor – Population Health Research
The School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, seeks to fill one or two full-time Assistant Professor faculty positions. A terminal doctoral degree in public health or a related discipline is required and applicants should have research interests focused on populations in the United States whose health status is impacted by social and structural inequities.
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Assistant Director for Team Science and Research Development
The UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) seeks applicants with a Master’s degree in public health, clinical research, science, engineering, or other related discipline and a minimum of 3 years working on or with research teams and experience with developing and delivering (providing instruction) training.

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Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy & Management, University of Maryland
The School of Public Health at the University of Maryland, College Park invites applications and nominations for an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management (expected start date of August 2020). The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching, research and service activities. The successful applicant will have expertise in health equity or health disparities in the context of health care delivery, health care access and quality, or health care management.

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NIH National Institute of Child Health and Human Development- Post Doctoral Fellows
The Social and Behavioral Sciences Branch (SBSB) within the Division of Intramural Population Health Research at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development seeks multiple Post Doctoral Fellows. Applicants sought will have an interest in the etiology of child and adolescent health and health-related behaviors including substance use, diet, weight, sleep, smoking, and physical activity; influence of neurobehavioral, social, and environmental factors on eating behaviors and diet-related health outcomes during pregnancy and early childhood; and developmental risk factors for mental health problems and their outcomes including suicide. Postdoctoral fellows are expected to develop their own initiatives within the scope of ongoing research in the branch.

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Public Health, New York State University at Stony Brook
Preference will be given to exceptional candidates who could build collaborations across existing faculty. Areas of potential collaboration may include aging, health services research, child/adolescent health, clinical outcomes research, global health, health disparities research, and trauma; with methodologic areas in casual inference/methods, applied econometrics, intervention research/pragmatic trials and implementation science. Requirements: PhD (or other relevant doctoral degree) with an active research program in public health; Experience working on multidisciplinary, collaborative population health projects; Demonstrated ability to teach effectively at the graduate level.
For additional information on the position, please contact Dr.Jaymie Meliker
Those interested in this opportunity should upload a cover letter describingqualifications for the position, a CV, a statement of research goals and teaching philosophy to

Postdoctoral Positions in Microbial Immunology, UW-Madison
Two NIH-funded Postdoctoral Positions are available to work on projects studying innate and adaptive immunity to fungi. For more information and to apply, see here

Syndromic Surveillance Program Evaluator & Data Analyst, UW Population Health Institute
This position will focus on developing and implementing new data analysis techniques and evaluating reports and key indicators to identify clusters and outbreaks earlier than conventional surveillance methods. The position will evaluate and translate complex analyses into findings and conclusions.
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Research Specialist – Program Evaluation, UW Population Health Institute
Candidates with a history of applied research are sought to join the Population Health Institute’s team of professional evaluators. Applicants with a proven track record of experience with complex data management and descriptive data analysis are especially encouraged to apply.
The Institute advances health and well-being for all by developing and evaluating interventions and promoting evidence-based approaches to policy and practice at the local, state, and national levels. Working across the full spectrum of factors that contribute to health, positions support evaluation of community-, school-, and clinic-based health promotion and youth development programs.
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Assistant Professor, Health and Disability Studies, Tufts University
The Department of Occupational Therapy at Tufts University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, open to candidates with a degree in occupational therapy or health related fields, to begin in September 2020. Applications are encouraged from candidates with interdisciplinary research focused on health promotion, activity and participation, or disparities for people with or at risk of disability. Expertise in occupational therapy, public health, rehabilitation sciences, health services research, or disability studies preferred.
The candidate must hold a research doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent) and scholarship in areas that are closely allied to the department’s strategic goals and vision. Applicants should submit (1) Cover letter, (2) CV, (3) Statement of research interests, (4) Statement of teaching experience, (5) Three recent publications demonstrating line of scholarship, and (6) Three confidential letters of reference to: For questions about the position, contact Seath Crandall (

Student Evaluator/ Data Assistant, UW-Madison
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension seeks students who can work 12 hours or more per week during the academic year. Preferred skills are proficiency with SPSS or MAXQDA, or some other statistical/qualitative data analysis software. Evaluator/ Data Assistants will support evaluation and data specialists in collecting, cleaning, analyzing (quantitative and qualitative) and reporting data and findings.
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Wisconsin Health Information Organization (WHIO) Seeks Recent Graduates
WHIO is a Madison-based 501(c)3 organization, chartered in Wisconsin statutes but otherwise independently operated and funded. Since 2007 WHIO has gathered medical and pharmacy claims data from most of the state’s health insurers as well as the state Medicaid program to create a comprehensive database of patient care.
The ideal candidate is skilled and creative in the use of SQL (though no need for anything as extensive as stored procedure or database development) and has been exposed to a BI tool such as Tableau. A strong candidate would also have experience with medical and pharmacy payer claims data.
For more information, contact Jim Auron, Director of Customer Solutions on or 608-442-3883

Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
The Okonkwo Laboratory in the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center seeks a recent PhD graduate looking to expand their knowledge in neuroscience and lifestyle factors affecting brain health. The Okonkwo lab focuses on modifiable and non-modifiable factors linked to cognitive decline. The successful candidate will work closely with Dr. Ozioma Okonkwo on projects related to this research agenda. For more information, see here.

Post-doctoral Infectious Disease Epidemiologist, Epidemiology Unit, National Institutes of Health
The Epidemiology Unit, Laboratory of Clinical Immunology and Microbiology (LCIM), Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health seek a post-doctoral infectious disease epidemiologist to lead and support research related to infectious diseases, with a focus on nontuberculous mycobacterial disease and bronchiectasis.
For more information, see here.
Posted 2/28/19

Post-Doctoral Fellow at Princeton or UCLA
A newly funded post-doctoral fellow s sought for a project on the role of occupational stratification by race/ethnicity and immigrant status and its effects on older adult health in the United States. Successful candidates must have advanced statistical modeling experience (e.g., complex growth curve models, multilevel models, multistate processes) and excellent statistical programming skills (preferably in Stata and R) plus graduate training in a sociology, demography, or another social science.
This position can be held either at the Office of Population Research, Princeton University, or at the California Center for Population Research, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). The successful applicant will collaborate with researchers at both institutions and also have some time for his/her own research. Candidates should apply only to the one of the two universities where they would prefer to be located.
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Posted 2/26/19

Cancer Epidemiology Postdoctoral Researcher in the Warren Andersen Lab
The Warren Andersen lab within the Department of UW Population Health Sciences seeks a Postdoctoral Researcher interested in investigating the associations between genetic, social, and modifiable risk factors with breast and colorectal cancers. This position offers two to three years of postdoctoral support and eligible applicants will have a PhD in epidemiology, biostatistics, cancer biology, genetics, population health, or a closely related field. For more information, see here.
Posted 2/8/19