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Educational Support Services Coordinator
Department of Occupational and Environmental Health
The University of Iowa
Location: Iowa City, Iowa

The Heartland Center for Occupational Health and Safety is seeking a Continuing Education Director to direct the Heartland Center Continuing Education and Outreach Programs through planning, promotion, implementation and evaluation.

Required Qualifications:
Master’s degree in a field related to occupational health (e.g. Occupational Health Nursing; Occupational Medicine; Occupational Safety; Industrial Hygiene) or an equivalent combination of education and experience; previous experience (1-3 yrs) in program management; previous experience (1-3 years) evaluating program effectiveness and efficiency; excellent written and verbal communication; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to travel in Iowa (approximately 10 times per year) and out-of-state with overnight stays (average approximately 3-4 times per year); Must possess a valid driver’s license and meet the requirements of the University of Iowa Fleet Safety Program driving standard (University of Iowa Operations Manual Part V, Chapter 19); schedule flexibility is required to coordinate and attend early morning, late afternoon and evening conferences, seminars and courses; and ability to be certified within the University of Iowa Cash Handling program.

Desirable Qualifications:
Professional certification in occupational safety and health discipline desired (e.g. Certified Occupational Health Nurses-Specialist, COHN-S; Certified Industrial Hygienist, CIH; or Certified Safety Professional, CSP); experience in public speaking; evidence of success in working with multiple groups of people at all levels (e.g. students/participants, government, faculty, director, etc.); and computer experience with MS Outlook, Excel and Word.

To Apply:
Apply online at and refer to requisition number #69309. Application deadline is July 20, 2016. Criminal background check and degree verification will be conducted on top candidate prior to employment.


Team Leader, Special Studies Team
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Division of Safety Research, Surveillance and Field Investigations Branch
Location: Morgantown, West Virginia

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Division of Safety Research (DSR), Surveillance and Field Investigations Branch (SFIB), located in Morgantown, West Virginia, will be announcing an opening for a Team Leader position for the Special Studies Team (SST).

The SST Team Leader will be under the general direction of the SFIB Chief. The Team Leader will be responsible for the technical supervision of a staff of 10 professionals comprised primarily of Epidemiologists and Health Statisticians. Staff conduct applied surveillance research on a variety of occupational injury and fatality issues. The Team Leader is responsible for developing his or her own surveillance research activities within the team. The Team Leader will also be responsible for working with the Director of the NIOSH Center for Motor Safety to coordinate activities within SST that intersect with the center.

Applicants for this opening must meet the minimum requirements of an Epidemiologist (GS-0601), or Health Statistician (GS-1530) at the GS-14 grade level, and be a citizen of the United States. The salary range for the position is $99,785 - $129,723, depending on education and work experience.


Questions? Contact John Myers, Chief, SFIB,, (304) 285-6005



Professional Researcher
UC Davis Violence Prevention Research Program (VPRP)
Location: Sacramento, California

The UC Davis Violence Prevention Research Program (VPRP), an organized research program in the School of Medicine, is seeking an outstanding epidemiologist with two or more years’ postdoctoral research experience, an established publication record, and clear documentation of scholarly innovation, leadership, and impact, to serve as Professional Researcher for its multi-disciplinary collaborative research program focused on the causes and prevention of violence.

The appointee’s collaborative work will be concerned initially with several funded research studies of risk factors for and prevention of firearm violence. The appointee will serve as a collaborating lead investigator on all aspects of study design and execution, including data acquisition, management, maintenance, and linkage; statistical and epidemiologic data analysis; interpretation of results; manuscript, report, and proposal preparation; and presentation of study design, methodology, or findings at conferences and lectures. The appointee will participate in oversight and mentoring of scientific and administrative staff who are executing study procedures. The position will provide substantial opportunity for the development of research leadership in a collaborative setting and for independent investigation within VPRP’s scope of inquiry.


Questions? Contact VPRP’s Program Administrator, Pamela Keach,


Internship Opportunities

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