Public Health Job Opportunities

Research Faculty Position in Injury Prevention Epidemiology

The Position

Applications will be considered at the level of Assistant Professor (Research Track).

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Develop an independent research portfolio in the area of traumatic injury and violence prevention (e.g., develop grant proposals for diverse funding sources including NIH, CDC and foundations; learn to lead large epidemiologic studies) 
  • Conduct and support epidemiologic studies of traumatic injury and violence prevention with human populations
  • Develop and lead statistical analysis plans for injury and violence prevention projects such as in homicide/suicide, opioid overdose, falls in older adults, transportation and workplace violence
  • Develop dissemination materials for internal and external partners, such as policy briefs and reports
  • Develop dissemination materials for research audiences, such as peer-reviewed manuscripts and conference presentations
  • Supervise students with experiential learning projects
  • Support advancement of the UI Injury Prevention Research Center’s core mission
  • Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to promoting a diverse academic environment


For consideration, applicants must hold a PhD or other doctorate in a relevant field including graduate-level training in epidemiologic methods; have publications in relevant peer-reviewed journals; demonstrate the ability to develop an externally funded research program and future scholarship.  Additionally, applicants should have knowledge of advanced statistical methods; and have experience with administrative datasets.