NEW EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

 
  • 16 May 2018 2:07 PM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    The University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences invites applications for a faculty position at the Adjunct Assistant Professor level with expertise in public health and tobacco policy research. This is an adjunct appointment, supported by grant funds, with negotiable teaching responsibilities. Successful applicants must have a Ph.D. or Dr.P.H. in public health, environmental health, epidemiology, economics, sociology, anthropology or a related field; or an M.D. with an accompanying public health graduate degree. The candidate must have experience developing and conducting population-based research and a focus on studying the impact of or determinants of public health policies. Special preference will be given to applicants with publications record on tobacco policy; demonstrated ability to examine the impact of tobacco policy changes in health behavior and health outcomes; and, familiarity with California-specific population health surveys and data sources.

    The mission of the Department of Public Health Sciences is to improve the health of people through population-based approaches by developing and evaluating educational programs, conducting epidemiologic research, engaging in public service and developing policy and other translational outcomes. The Department covers a broad area of public health domains with a focus on health promotion and disease and injury prevention, occupational and environmental health, cancer, health care policy, aging, ethical issues, reproductive, women’s, children’s, rural, minority, immigrant and global health.

    The position will be located within the Department of Public Health Sciences, and the successful candidate will be expected to participate in established tobacco research activities, including collaborative research with the California Tobacco Control Program and the Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program. One example is a policy surveillance project which involves attorneys, information specialists, and public health experts who search for and score local tobacco control policies in California. Policy scores are disseminated to the public health practice community and are used in research to examine their public health impact. Interdisciplinary research is central to this position, as this work is conducted in collaboration with university researchers in medicine, toxicology, public health, and law, as well as community advocates and state-level leaders.

    Among other responsibilities, the faculty member hired for this position will:

    • Strengthen the Public Health Sciences Department’s policy research expertise and promote interdisciplinary collaboration in the area of public health policy research, including tobacco policy.
    • Develop and teach courses in public health for MPH and PhD students.
    • Establish a research agenda and obtain extramural funding to foster the development of an emphasis in focused areas of public health policy research.
    • Conceive, prepare and submit grant and contract proposals to support her/his research agenda;
    • Participate in limited service activities including committee appointments, public or community service;
    • Work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment.

    Candidates will also participate in professional activities at local, state, regional, and national levels including disseminating knowledge through peer-reviewed publications, participation in and presentation at interdisciplinary and scientific meetings, and professional academic outreach and engagement.

    Research experience and a publication track record are required. Experience with extramurally funded projects documented by publications is preferred. The successful candidate should have experience teaching at the university level.

    Application Procedure and Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, for full consideration, please go to https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02139 to submit your letter of application, CV, and names of three references by 6/1/2018. If you have any questions please contact Valerie Anderson at Vmaanderson@ucdavis.edu or 530-752-3627.

    For more information regarding the UC Davis Department of Public Health Sciences, please visit the website at: http://www.phs.ucdavis.edu 

    UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.


  • 30 Apr 2018 9:41 AM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    UC Davis - Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science
    Junior Specialist - Comparison of Asynchronous Telepsychiatry vs. Synchronous Telepsychiatry in Skilled Nursing Facilities

    Junior Specialist - Recruitment/ Position Description

    SERIES NATURE AND PURPOSE

    The position of Junior Specialist has a narrow focus in a specialized area and provides technical or specialized expertise (e.g., with instrumentation and research equipment, or with research methods) in the planning and execution of a research project. Junior Specialists are required to be actively and significantly involved in publishable research activities, including reviewing journal articles and engaging in discussions on research and the interpretation of research results. Junior Specialists are also expected to participate in appropriate professional/technical societies or groups and other educational and research organizations as well as review research proposals, journal manuscripts, and publications as applicable related to their research area of expertise.

    MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

    The incumbent for this position will be involved in interdisciplinary studies focusing on questions in clinical research using telepsychiatry. This will entail subject recruitment, communicating with various healthcare professionals, study volunteers, and family members. Technical expertise will be developed after initial training in using telecommunication via internet connection and use of HIPAA compliant telemedicine software platforms. The incumbent will also participate in data entry, monitoring of data fidelity, correct inaccurate and missing data, and help with data analysis. The incumbent will also be asked to participate in manuscript preparation and co-author in peer review journals.

    General responsibilities include:

    I. RESEARCH ACTIVITY (75%)

    • Specific research and technical activities: actively and significantly involved in publishable research activities (including reviewing journal articles and engaging in discussions on research and the interpretation of research results.
    • Specific duties: Incumbent will collaborate with PI, co-PI, study site healthcare professional, other research coordinators, research psychiatrists, among others. Duties include recruiting research study volunteers, performing informed consent, coordinating clinical research schedule, setting up telemedicine equipment, conducting volunteer interviews for the purpose of data collection, participating in data entry, providing consultation report to site clinicians, and problem solving with direction given by study PI and co-PI. Manuscript preparation will entail literature review, assistant statistician of data summary tables/figures, and writing of initial manuscript drafts. The PI will provide mentorship to Junior Specialists in career development and furthering of professional education such as entry into graduate studies.

    II. PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE AND ACTIVITY (20%)

    • Specific professional activities: participate in university mandated training for research personnel.
    • Participate to presentation of preliminary data in telemedicine or clinical psychiatry research.
    • Participate in case conferences.
    • Receive feedback about interviews conducted and observe interviews of other trainees and professionals.

    III. UNIVERSITY AND PUBLIC SERVICE (5%) 

    • Serve as interview panel member for the recruitment of other research staff as search committee member within the department, college, campus and other University entities, as appropriate. 
    • Provide mentorship to student research assistants. 
    • Participate in university voluntary services such as free student-run clinics, health fairs, as interested.

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: 

    • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, cognitive science, biology, or a related field with a minimum of 1 year experience in conducting research studies (or in clinical services) in a healthcare, psychology, or other related discipline (e.g., undergraduate thesis). 
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple deadlines, adjust workflow, and task prioritization. 
    • Experience in human subjects research (e.g., participant testing), preferably with adults or older adults (> age 65). 
    • Ability to transport self to and from community site locations.

    ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: 

    • Demonstrated ability to use data analysis programs or similar (e.g., excel, csv, jmp, SPSS, R, MATLAB). 
    • Advanced knowledge of spreadsheet software such as Excel to create and edit data, manage data sets in spreadsheet, perform mathematical tasks accurately using formulas, and create documents. 
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft applications including Microsoft Word and Powerpoint, electronic calendaring and e-mail software (Outlook).

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

    • Experience writing/submitting abstracts or manuscripts for peer review.
    • Experience conducting semi-structured interviews with human subjects (e.g., clinical assessments). 
    • Bilingual Spanish language skills a plus

    TERM OF APPOINTMENT: 12 month term appointment from start date at 60% time .

    SALARY RANGE Step 1 - $38,112 annual (based on full time employment), or Step II - $40,656 annual (based on full time employment), commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    TO APPLY: For full consideration, applications must be received by May 1, 2018; however, the position will remain open through June 30, 2018, or until filled. To apply, please go to the following link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02146

    Applicants should submit cover letter, CV or resume, and contact information for at least 3-5 references. Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files.

    The University of California, Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

    Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.

    UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).

    If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.


  • 13 Mar 2018 8:37 PM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROMOTION SCIENCES
    ASSOCIATE/FULL PROFESSOR OF WOMEN’S HEALTH
    (TENURED OR TENURE ELIGIBLE)

    Title: Associate or Full Professor

    Department: Health Promotion Sciences (4205)

    Location: Main Campus (Tucson)

    The Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health (MEZCOPH) at the University of Arizona (UA) invites applicants for a senior level faculty position in women’s health in the Department of Health Promotion Sciences. The UA’s MEZCOPH is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). It is a rapidly growing and dynamic college and a member of the Association of Schools and programs of Public Health (ASPPH). We are dedicated to promoting the health of communities in the Southwest and globally with an emphasis on achieving health equity through excellence in education, research, and service. The College has active teaching, research, and service programs and is home to several prominent university centers, including the Canyon Ranch Center for Prevention and Health Promotion, the Arizona Prevention Research Center, the Western Regional Public Health Training Center, the Center for Rural Health, and the Global Health Institute. The College is also a vital partner in multi-college (Medicine, Pharmacy, Agriculture, Nursing) and trans-disciplinary centers that include the Arizona Cancer Center, Arizona Respiratory Center, the Native American Research Center for Health (NARCH), the Center for Indigenous Environmental Health Research, and the Center for the Elimination of Border Health Disparities, among others.

    Position Summary:

    The Department of Health Promotion Sciences engages the community to translate science into practice to inspire and change the world. The mission of the Department of Health Promotion Sciences is to collaborate with communities in the southwestern United States in developing innovative responses to health challenges, and translating best practices globally. In addition to an undergraduate public health degree program and the MPH, the Department offers two doctoral degree programs, a DrPH in Family and Child Health, and a PhD in Health behavior and Health Promotion. The Department has a diverse group of faculty members who engage in teaching, service, and research in the many different areas of health promotion and disease prevention. To learn more about the Department of Health Promotion Sciences, please visit our website at https://publichealth.arizona.edu/hps.

    We are seeking a well-established independent investigator whose interests complement those of our Department. Candidates with interests and research portfolios in critical public health issues that affect the health of women domestically or globally will be considered. The faculty member for this position will be expected to work collaboratively with other university departments, state, tribal, and local health departments and health agencies, and national/international women’s health organizations. Skill and content expertise areas in women’s health are open and can be domestic or global.

    Competitive applicants must demonstrate academic credentials appropriate for the rank of associate/full professor (tenured or tenure earning), including a record of extramural funding and publications in peer-reviewed journals. In addition to maintaining a funded research program, the successful candidate will be expected to develop and teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses in women’s health and to contribute to the research and service mission of the college.

    Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

    Interested applicants must submit their application electronically and follow instructions for attaching a CV, statement of research interests and service/teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching record/performance if available, and contact information for at least three references. Review of applications will begin 5/02/18 and continue until the position is filled. Informal inquiries may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Cyndi Thomson, PhD at: cthomson@email.arizona.edu

    Salaries are competitive and commensurate with faculty experience. To apply, please visit http://uacareers.com/postings/27033

    As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, the University of Arizona recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds.

    The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA – M/W/D/V Employer.


  • 13 Mar 2018 8:35 PM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)


    Title: Associate or Full Professor
    Department: Health Promotion Sciences (4205)
    Location: Main Campus (Tucson)

    The Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health (MEZCOPH) at the University of Arizona (UA) invites applicants for a senior level faculty position in indigenous health in the Department of Health Promotion Sciences. The UA’s MEZCOPH is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). It is a rapidly growing and dynamic college and a member of the Association of Schools and programs of Public Health (ASPPH). We are dedicated to promoting the health of communities in the Southwest and globally with an emphasis on achieving health equity through excellence in education, research, and service. The College has active teaching, research, and service programs and is home to several prominent university centers, including the Center of Excellence in Women's Health, the Canyon Ranch Center for Prevention and Health Promotion, the CDC funded Arizona Prevention Research Center, the Western Regional Public Health Training Center, the Center for Rural Health, the Global Health Institute, among others. The College is also a vital partner in multi-college (Medicine, Pharmacy, Agriculture, Nursing) and trans-disciplinary centers that include the Arizona Cancer Center, Arizona Respiratory Center, the UA Center for the Elimination of Border Health Disparities, among others. The University of Arizona has a vibrant American Indian Studies Program, and has a strong history of indigenous health research, with several federal research projects that address Native American health, including a Native American Research Center for Health (NARCH) and the Center for Indigenous Environmental Health Research. The university places a very high priority on Native American issues, with a University Office for Tribal Relations led by an Assistant Vice President who reports to the President.

    Position Summary:

    Health Promotion Sciences engages the community to translate science into practice to inspire and change the world. The mission of the Department of Health Promotion Sciences is to collaborate with communities in the southwestern United States in developing innovative responses to health challenges, and translating best practices globally. In addition to an undergraduate public health degree program and the MPH, the Department offers two doctoral degree programs, a DrPH in Family and Child Health and a PhD in Health Behavior and Health Promotion. The Department has a diverse group of faculty members who engage in teaching, service and research in the many different areas of health promotion and disease prevention. To learn more about the Department of Health Promotion Sciences, please visit our website at: https://publichealth.arizona.edu/hps.

    We are seeking a well-established independent investigator whose interests complement those of our Department and College. Candidates with interests and research portfolios in public health issues that affect indigenous populations locally, nationally, or globally will be considered. The faculty member for this position will be expected to work collaboratively with other university departments, state, tribal, and local health departments and health agencies, and national/international health organizations. Skill and content expertise areas in indigenous health are open.

    Competitive applicants must demonstrate academic credentials appropriate for the rank of associate/full professor (tenured or tenure earning), including a record of extramural funding and publications in peer-reviewed journals. In addition to maintaining a funded research program, the successful candidate will be expected to develop and teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses in indigenous health and to contribute to the research and service mission of the college.

    Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

    Interested applicants must submit their application electronically and follow instructions for attaching a CV, statement of research interests and service/teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching record/performance if available, and contact information for up to five references. Review of applications will begin 5/02/2018 and continue until the position is filled. Informal inquiries may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Cecilia Rosales, PhD at: crosales@email.arizona.edu

    Salaries are competitive and commensurate with faculty experience. To apply, please visit: http://uacareers.com/postings/26912

    As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, the University of Arizona recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds.

    The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA – M/W/D/V Employer.


  • 13 Mar 2018 8:32 PM | Maureen Gelwicks (Administrator)

    DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROMOTION SCIENCES
    ASSOCIATE/FULL PROFESSOR OF GLOBAL HEALTH
    (TENURED OR TENURE ELIGIBLE)

    Title: Associate or Full Professor

    Department: Health Promotion Sciences (4205)

    Location: Main Campus (Tucson)

    The Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health (MEZCOPH) at the University of Arizona (UA) invites applicants for a senior level faculty position in global health in the Department of Health Promotion Sciences. The University of Arizona’s Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health (MEZCOPH) is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). It is a rapidly growing and dynamic college and a member of the Association of Schools and programs of Public Health (ASPPH). We are dedicated to promoting the health of communities in the Southwest and globally with an emphasis on achieving health equity through excellence in education, research, and service. The College has active teaching, research, and service programs and is to several important university centers, including the Center of Excellence in Women's Health, the Canyon Ranch Center for Prevention and Health Promotion, the CDC funded Arizona Prevention Research Center, the Western Regional Public Health Training Center, the Center for Rural Health, the Global Health Institute, among many others. The College is also a vital partner in multi-college (Medicine, Pharmacy, Agriculture, Nursing) and trans-disciplinary centers that include the Arizona Cancer Center, Arizona Respiratory Center, the UA Center for the Elimination of Border Health Disparities, among others.

    Position Summary:

    Health Promotion Sciences engages the community to translate science into practice to inspire and change the world. The mission of the Department of Health Promotion Sciences is to collaborate with communities in the southwestern United States in developing innovative responses to health challenges, and translating best practices globally. In addition to an undergraduate public health degree program and the MPH, the Department offers two doctoral degree programs, a DrPH in Family and Child Health, and a PhD in Health behavior and Health Promotion. The Department has a diverse group of faculty members who engage in teaching, service and research in the many different areas of health promotion and disease prevention. To learn more about the Department of Health Promotion Sciences, please visit our website at: https://publichealth.arizona.edu/hps.

    We are seeking a well-established independent investigator whose interests complement those of our Department and College. Candidates with interests and research portfolios in critical global health areas will be considered. The faculty member for this position will be expected to work collaboratively with other university departments, state, tribal, and local health departments and health agencies, and national/international global health agencies. Skill and content expertise areas in global health are open.

    Competitive applicants must demonstrate academic credentials appropriate for the rank of associate/full professor (tenured or tenure earning), including a record of extramural funding and publications in peer-reviewed journals. In addition to maintaining a funded research program, the successful candidate will be expected to develop and teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses in global health and to contribute to the research and service mission of the college.

    Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

    Interested applicants must submit their application electronically and follow instructions for attaching a CV, statement of research interests and service/teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching record/performance if available, and contact information for up to five references. Review of applications will begin 5/02/2018 and continue until the position is filled. Informal inquiries may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Douglas Taren, PhD at: taren@email.arizona.edu

    Salaries are competitive and commensurate with faculty experience. To apply, please visit: http://uacareers.com/postings/27030 

    As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, the University of Arizona recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds.

    The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA – M/W/D/V Employer.


  • 20 Feb 2018 1:58 PM | Anonymous

    Associate or Full Professor (Tenure Track or Tenured) - Epidemiology and Biostatistics

    Job ID: 17868
    Compensation: Salary commensurate with education and experience

    Closing Date: Open until filled with review of applications to begin on December 18, 2017

    Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

    The Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (GSPHHP) is dedicated to providing cutting edge graduate degree programs and to identifying, designing, implementing and evaluating public health initiatives that promote social justice. The mission of the school is to promote public health policies to improve the health of populations. GSPHHP faculty members are recognized leaders in health policy, community health interventions, epidemiology and biostatistics, and public health informatics, among other areas. Faculty and students are actively engaged in promoting healthy cities in a healthy world. The GSPHHP is located in a new vertical campus in the heart of Harlem in New York City.

    GSPHHP seeks tenured or tenure-track faculty at the Associate or Full Professor level in Epidemiology and Biostatistics. This position will report to the Director of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department.

    For more information, click here.

  • 08 Feb 2018 2:20 PM | Anonymous

    Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor
    Health Sciences Clinical Professor
    University of California, Davis School of Medicine
    Department of Family and Community Medicine
    The Vice Chair for CIPT:
    • Is the leading clinical thinker for the DFCM, guiding its efforts in promoting the Quadruple Aim: improving the health of our population; reducing per capita cost of health care; and improving both the patient and provider experiences of care
    • Has a passion for improving the health of communities, not only through medical care but broader interventions relating to social determinants of health
    • Is the leading DFCM spokesperson on clinical issues focused on health care transformation, provider partnerships, affordability and the importance of community engagement and benefit.

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  • 08 Feb 2018 2:05 PM | Anonymous

    The University of California, Davis, Department of Neurology is seeking two board eligible/certified cognitive neurologists for full time faculty positions in the UC Davis School of Medicine in Sacramento, CA.
    These positions are at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor levels in the Health Sciences Clinical series or the Clinical X series. UC Davis Medical Center is host to a federally funded Alzheimer’s Disease Center and neuropsychology fellowship program. The Medical System includes a large primary care network which makes many referrals for cognitive assessment that is supported by full time neuropsychologists.

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  • 08 Feb 2018 2:04 PM | Anonymous

    The Department of Neurological Surgery at UC Davis is seeking applicants to fill a faculty position at Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery, In Residence or Health Sciences Clinical Professor series. Successful candidates will have the foundation, preparation and vision to pursue a productive career in academic neurosurgery. Additionally, there is potential for a joint appointment with the VA Northern California Health Care System. The successful candidate will be part of a multidisciplinary team at the UC Davis Spine Center which includes Orthopaedics, PM&R, Pain, and Radiology.

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  • 12 Jan 2018 2:35 PM | Anonymous

    The Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, University of California, Davis, is recruiting for one Assistant/Associate or Full Professor in the Clinical X or Health Sciences Clinical Professor Series. As a member of the Division of Perioperative Medicine, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing general, regional and ambulatory anesthesia in the operating rooms and non-operating rooms locations of UC Davis Medical Center may include OB and Women's Services. Responsibilities include patient care, participation in the general or OB call schedule, clinical education of medical students, residents and fellows and service to varying degrees according to rank. Opportunities to administer anesthetic care as the sole provider is an integral part of this position. In addition to clinical care, teaching and service, Health Sciences Clinical Professor series faculty engage in scholarly or creative activities which derive from and support their primary responsibilities in clinical teaching, professional and service activities while Clinical X series faculty should have involvement in an extramurally funded research program and a publication list.

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