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.
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.
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:
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.