The Center for Injury Research and Policy, located in The Research Institute of Nationwide Children’s Hospital and affiliated with The Ohio State University, is seeking applicants for a tenure track faculty position in injury and violence research. Faculty members have an appointment in the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, and joint appointments in other departments and colleges within the university are easily arranged.
Applicants should have a doctoral degree in the public health, medical, or related field, and a track record in research productivity. Applicants will be considered at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels. Applications from mid-career researchers are strongly encouraged. Salary and benefits are very competitive and are based on experience and academic rank, and an attractive startup package will be tailored to the faculty member’s needs.
The Center for Injury Research and Policy (www.injurycenter.org) is one of 10 CDC-funded Injury Control Research Centers and focuses on the prevention of injury among children and adolescents. Its faculty members are active in injury research and prevention at local to global levels. Center faculty members teach and mentor students at The Ohio State University and from other institutions across the nation. Its global injury research program includes ongoing projects with its affiliate faculty in low- and middle-income countries and a visiting scholars program. Through multiple partnerships, the Center has established collaborative networks of injury professionals regionally, nationally, and globally. A translational research team within the Center helps faculty members disseminate their research findings.
Individuals interested in applying for a position should forward a letter of application and CV to: Gary A. Smith, MD, DrPH, Director, Center for Injury Research and Policy, The Research Institute, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205; telephone (614) 355-5884; e-mail: Gary.Smith@nationwidechildrens.org.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employers. Qualified women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.