The University of Nebraska Medical Center Department of Pediatrics, Division of Child Health Policy, is seeking to fill a faculty position to increase its research portfolio around translation research on infant mortality. This faculty member will conduct research in Maternal and Child Health epidemiology areas of assessing existing sources of data that can be used to assess population health and identify disparities, advancing methods for analyzing data to support science-based decisions in public health practice; provide training and technical assistance to public health practitioners in identifying appropriate evidence-based practices, evaluating programs, and assuring data-driven decision making; and teach interns, students, and residents in the Department of Pediatrics. Requirements include a Ph.D. and significant expertise (15+ years) in fetal, infant, and child health, as well as epidemiology, biostatistics, and research methods. Applications are being accept online at http://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/49725. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Ph.D. Significant expertise (15+ years) in fetal, infant, and child health, as well as epidemiology, biostatistics, and research methods.
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