Open date: December 4th, 2020
Next review date: Monday, Feb 1, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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Final date: Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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The Division of Child Health Policy in the Department of Pediatrics of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is seeking a Project Scientist. The appointment will be in the Project Scientist series; academic rank will be commensurate with experience.
Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, this position will support the operation and expansion of a national network of life course intervention researchers. The Life Course Intervention Research Network (LCIRN) cultivates and leverages the collective intelligence of a growing and generative life course intervention research community in order to identify new and innovative ways of improving life course trajectories for women and children, with a particular emphasis on reducing health disparities. Roles and responsibilities will entail a combination of administrative and research activities, including: overseeing a participatory process for developing/updating a life course intervention research agenda (LCIRA); working with teams of investigators across research institutions to produce publications and proposals to funders; supporting and carrying out data analysis and the generation of reports, briefs, peer-reviewed papers, and other publications furthering the field of life course intervention research; disseminating findings and other projectrelated information to local, state, and national audiences, through blog posts, webinars, and presentations at meetings and conferences. The position will also lead or support the development and implementation of a training curriculum and scholars program to mentor/train early career life course intervention researchers. The individual in this position serves as a project representative with collaborating departments on campus as well as with key external partners and agencies, and involves collaborating and communicating effiectively with a diverse group of content experts, funders, and other stakeholders at both public and private agencies at the local, state, national, and international levels.
This position requires a Ph.D. in a related field (e.g. Public Health, Developmental Psychology) or equivalent and a minimum of 3 years post-doctoral research experience. This is a Non-Senate position.
Interested applicants may apply through this link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06043
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