The Department offers a rich environment for collaborative research. Fifteen professors direct or participate in an array of extramurally funded research and outreach programs, including:
A CDC-funded Injury Prevention Research Center
A NIOSH-funded Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
A NIOSH-funded Education and Research Center
A NIOSH-funded Healthier Workforce Center of the Midwest
A NIEHS-funded Environmental Health Sciences Research Center
A NIEHS-funded Iowa Superfund Research Program
NIH, CDC, and other investigator-initiated research projects
Applications will be considered at the level of Assistant Professor (Research Track).
Responsibilities of the position include:
Develop an independent research portfolio in the area of traumatic injury and violence prevention (e.g., develop grant proposals for diverse funding sources including NIH, CDC and foundations; learn to lead large epidemiologic studies)
Conduct and support epidemiologic studies of traumatic injury and violence prevention with human populations
Develop and lead statistical analysis plans for injury and violence prevention projects such as in homicide/suicide, opioid overdose, falls in older adults, transportation and workplace violence
Develop dissemination materials for internal and external partners, such as policy briefs and reports
Develop dissemination materials for research audiences, such as peer-reviewed manuscripts and conference presentations
Supervise students with experiential learning projects
Support advancement of the UI Injury Prevention Research Center's core mission
Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to promoting a diverse academic environment
College of Public Health
The College of Public Health was founded in 1999 as the major component of the Public Health Initiative, sponsored by The University of Iowa and the State of Iowa. The college is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in public health scholarship, teaching, and community service. Housed in a beautiful new facility overlooking the Iowa River, the college offers a rich environment interdisciplinary research, and is home to an array of graduate programs (MPH, MHA, MS, PhD) and new undergraduate degree programs in public health (BA, BS).
Iowa City is a vibrant Midwestern university town with an intellectual and cultural atmosphere, diverse international community, a dynamic downtown full of shops and restaurants. Iowa City is a UNESCO City of Literature and is adjacent to campus, has a great public education system, friendly people, affordable homes, easy commutes, and many other assets that make it one of the highest ranked cities in the country:
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.