University of Pennsylvania — Division of Emergency Medicine, Research Assistant Professor in Pediatric Injury Prevention

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Division of Emergency Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure research track. Expertise is required in the specific area of injury epidemiology or public health research. We seek candidates with expertise in pediatric injury science with experience in the conduct of rigorous research utilizing both qualitative and quantitative methods in injury and violence research. PhD in Public Health or Epidemiology preferred.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include conduct of a portfolio of collaborative and independent research related to pediatric injury and violence prevention, mentoring of postdoctoral fellows, students, and fellows and supervision of research staff, serving as primary author and co-author for reports and manuscripts; serving as principal investigator and co-investigator on federal, state, and foundation grant efforts. Provide mentoring of trainees (including fellows and graduate students) in injury science.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree. 

This individual would serve as a key faculty member in the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) – a Center of Emphasis at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute, contributing to their research portfolio in areas including road traffic safety, violence prevention, and injury care and recovery.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. 

The University of Pennsylvania and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are EOEs. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply. 

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The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street,  Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

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