September 30, 2016 | Job Opportunities

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POSITION: Assistant Professor

ORGANIZATION: San Francisco State University

POSTING DATE: September 16, 2016

SUMMARY:   San Francisco State University, Department of Sociology and Sexuality Studies invites applicants for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in the discipline of Sexuality Studies, with expertise in Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health. This position begins in August 2017.

The mission of Sexuality Studies is to advance multidisciplinary teaching, research, and advocacy in sexuality studies, sexual literacy, well-being and social justice. We provide students with knowledge about processes and variations in sexual cultures, sexual identity and gender role formation, and the social, cultural, historical, and ethical foundations of sexuality, intimate relationships, and sexual health. The department has a long commitment to community building and focuses on issues of social justice and sexuality, including the impact of factors of social inequality – such as poverty, racism, marriage equality, and homophobia – upon sexual well-being and sexual health across the lifespan. We offer a Master’s Degree in Sexuality Studies, a Minor in Sexuality Studies and a Minor in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies. San Francisco State University is a pioneer in sexuality teaching and research in the United States with a fifty-year history of advocating and teaching sexuality education, sexual literacy and social justice for all people.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The position requires graduate and undergraduate teaching in Sexuality Studies, mentoring and advising graduate and undergraduate students, developing an active ongoing scholarship program in one’s area of specialty, and ongoing committee and service assignments. Detailed position description is available at https://sxs.sfsu.edu.

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: San Francisco State University is a member of the California State University system and serves a diverse student body of 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University seeks to promote appreciation of scholarship, freedom and, human diversity through excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment. SFSU faculty are expected to be effective teachers and demonstrate professional achievement and growth through research, scholarship, and/or creative work.

San Francisco State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity. We welcome applicants of all ethnic, racial and gender identities, sexual orientations as well as people with disabilities. We particularly encourage those who may be from historically underrepresented groups.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidates should have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Sexuality Studies, Sociology, Psychology, Public Health, or a closely related field/social science specialty (e.g. Women’s Studies, History, Ethnic Studies, etc.).
  • Candidates should have a strong background in Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health, including Reproductive Rights
  • Candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach courses in the areas of Women’s Health; Reproductive Rights; and established core courses in sexuality studies.
  • Candidates must have an active record of scholarship related to their specialty area with the potential to secure external research funding in their field.
  • Excellence in teaching and scholarship must also be demonstrated.
  • Candidates are preferred who have teaching and/or research experience with a large, diverse student body. Candidates are preferred who have experience in multicultural settings. Ability to teach a diverse student population, with regards to race, class, gender and sexuality is preferred.

Rank and salary: Assistant Professor. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The CSU provides generous health, retirement and other benefits.

HOW TO APPLY: Submit letter of intent/interest, a current CV, teaching dossier, and two writing samples. Please also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to arrive under separate cover. Review of applications begins September 30th. Position will remain open until filled.

All materials should be addressed to: Colleen Hoff, PhD, Chair, Search Committee, Sexuality Studies, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132. Email questions or inquires directly to the department at sxsdept@sfsu.edu.

 

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POSITION: Mount Sinai Hospital/Mount Sinai School of Medicine

ORGANIZATION: Clinical Research Coordinator 1

POSTING DATE: September 26, 2016

SUMMARY:   The Clinical Research Coordinator assists in the daily activities of a longitudinal study of children’s health, obtains informed consent; collects, maintains and organizes study information. Assists in preparing grant applications and documents (for e.g., Institutional Review Board, Grants and Contracts Office). This CRC will have additional responsibility for outreach and engagement activities with enrolled participants.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Clinical Research Coordinator assists in the daily activities of a longitudinal study of children’s health, obtains informed consent; collects, maintains and organizes study information. Assists in preparing grant applications and documents (for e.g., Institutional Review Board, Grants and Contracts Office). This CRC will have additional responsibility for outreach and engagement activities with enrolled participants.

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelors degree or some college coursework with equivalent research experience
  • Training in phlebotomy preferred
  • Certification in pediatric phlebotomy a plus

Minimum computer skills:

  • Intermediate MS Word (Word, Excel), Access, Outlook

General skills:

  • Positive, upbeat, outgoing and professional demeanor
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Bilingual English-Spanish preferred
  • Experience recruiting and consenting research subjects, collecting data
  • Ability to work as part of a team with demonstrated independent work initiative
  • Ability to relate to individuals of diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to pay close attention to study details and strictly follow research protocols
  • Ability to work flexible work schedules that will include evening and weekend schedules

 

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POSITION: Global Health – Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor WOT (AA15041)

ORGANIZATION: University of Washington, School of Medicine, Global Health

POSTING DATE: September 27, 2016

SUMMARY:   The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation and the Department of Global Health within the School of Medicine and the School of Public Health at the University of Washington are recruiting to fill several (up to 7) full-time and/or part-time faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate and Full Professor without tenure level.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The incumbent(s) will investigate spatial and temporal aspects of infectious disease burden to provide an improved geospatial evidence-base for the implementation of disease control. The research undertaken will include an analysis of the nature, causes, and implications of changing global patterns of infectious diseases with an exploration of interactions between climate and vector ecology, and geospatial modelling of major determinants of infectious diseases, notably urbanization and nutrition. Methods used by the incumbent(s) for disease risk mapping, disease burden estimation and projections will include time-series analysis, population dynamic theory, remote sensing, and various forms of spatial geo-statistical analyses. The incumbent(s) is expected to contribute to the significant expansion of the repertoire of infectious disease cartography to include a wide range of pathogens of global health importance, as well as lead, in the clear critique of outputs. Candidates possessing specific disease interests in HIV, TB, diarrhea, and/or an interest in nutrition are strongly encouraged to apply.

Faculty members will also take on an important leadership role in mentoring pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellows working in the field of health metrics. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and level of appointment.

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: The University of Washington is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates. University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

QUALIFICATIONS: The successful applicants will have an MD or PhD (or foreign equivalent) in statistics, spatial statistics, ecology, epidemiology, genetics, population health, or a related field. The successful applicant will have a proven record of quantitative research in spatial and temporal modeling of diseases using multiple and large data sets.

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a brief statement outlining research interests and five reference letters. Click the following link to apply: http://apply.interfolio.com/32818. This search is open until filled.


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POSITION: Training Manager

ORGANIZATION: National Network of Public Health Institutes

POSTING DATE: September 28, 2016

SUMMARY: The National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI) is recruiting an Active Schools Training Manager to support activities funded through a five-year school health cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, mid-level career professional who is passionate about improving the health of school-age children, especially through comprehensive, evidence-based physical activity and physical education approaches.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Active Schools Training Manager will work with NNPHI and Health Resources in Action to plan and implement project activities related to professional development and technical assistance, education and dissemination, and partnership and coordination.

QUALIFICATIONS: Professionals with considerable knowledge of the context of the educational sector and schools, and/or knowledge of organizations, initiatives, and programs promoting physical activity are strongly encouraged to apply.

HOW TOAPPLY: The position description is accessible here: https://nnphi.org/nnphi-active-schools-training-manager/