Full-time epidemiologist sought at HIPRC

Full-time epidemiologist sought at HIPRC

By: HIPRC Date: March 1st, 2017

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The University of Washington’s Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center in Seattle is seeking a full-time epidemiologist to assist with research projects in trauma and acute care, traumatic brain injury, safe transportation, violence prevention and global injury prevention. This position requires expertise on study design and data collection approaches as well as experience conducting data management and analysis for research projects.

This position reports to the HIPRC director and will work closely with the methods core director and contribute to research proposals, internal reports, presentations and publications.

Requirements Include:

  • Master’s degree in quantitative health or social science, preferably in epidemiology.
  • Minimum three years of increasingly responsible and relevant experience in study design and research data management and analysis, preferably in injury research.
  • Expertise in instrument and survey design and development.
  • Openness to research projects that integrate qualitative and quantitative research methods.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply advanced analytical skills to a variety of research projects.
  • Commitment to the mission of HIPRC.

Desired Qualifications Include:

  • Expertise in deterministic and probabilistic linkages of large databases.
  • Doctoral degree in quantitative health or social sciences, preferably in epidemiology.

HIPRC is nationally recognized for its work in research and community outreach on injuries and injury prevention. Jointly supported by UW School of Medicine and the Harborview Medical Center, HIPRC includes faculty members and post-doctoral fellows from a range of disciplines in the UW Schools of Medicine, Public Health, Social Work, Nursing, Engineering, Pharmacy, Dentistry and Law. The breadth of disciplines offers unique opportunities for collaboration.

To learn more and apply, visit the University of Washington jobs website and search for Req #140265.

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