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Sep
14
Deadline

Health Impact Assessment Call for Proposals, Health Impact Project (Deadlines for program grant brief proposals: September 14, 2012; Deadline for demonstration project grant proposals: September 28, 2012)

About: The Health Impact Project, a collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The Pew Charitable Trusts, announced a call for proposals for grants to conduct health impact assessments (HIAs). HIAs identify and address the health impacts of decisions in other sectors.

Sep
28
Deadline

Health Communications/Social Media Specialist at John Snow, Inc (JSI) in San Francisco, CA; deadline to apply: Sept 28, 2012.

Description: John Snow, Inc. (JSI), a leading public health research and consulting organization, is seeking an experienced Health Communications/Social Media Specialist to develop communications strategies for projects and assist in the production, dissemination, and evaluation of U.S. public health communication activities.

Sep
28
Deadline

Health Communications/Social Media Specialist at John Snow, Inc (JSI) in San Francisco, CA; deadline to apply: Sept 28, 2012.

Description: John Snow, Inc. (JSI), a leading public health research and consulting organization, is seeking an experienced Health Communications/Social Media Specialist to develop communications strategies for projects and assist in the production, dissemination, and evaluation of U.S. public health communication activities.

Asst/Assoc Prof (TT) in Obesity Prevention and Intervention at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln; open until filled.

About: The Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln invites applications for a tenure-track, academic year position (60% research, 40% teaching) at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. We are looking for an individual who will strengthen our priority area of “Nutrition, Exercise, and Healthy Behaviors” by conducting clinical and/or translational research involving the psychosocial factors that influence nutrition and physical activity with regard to intervention and prevention of obesity or obesity-related disorders. Opportunities exist to conduct interdisciplinary research involving environmental factors affecting parental and child nutrition and physical activity; sleep patterns; interactive media use; and the role of social marketing and its impact on consumer behavior. We seek a scholar with a strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals and a demonstrated ability to secure extramural funding. He/she should have appropriate teaching experience and the desire to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Special consideration will be given to candidates capable of establishing research and teaching collaborations with faculty across the campus.

Senior Faculty Position in Adolescent Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; open until filled.

The Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health (PFRH) of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is seeking an outstanding leader in adolescent health for an appointment at the rank of Full or Associate Professor. This individual will serve as director of the Center for Adolescent Health (CAH), a CDC-funded Prevention Research Center (PRC) committed to promoting the transition of youth in Baltimore to healthy and productive adulthood, working in partnership with community agencies. Individuals can come from any relevant discipline. Leadership characteristics sought include: a well-established and active record of scholarship and federally funded research; demonstrated commitment to improving adolescent health through community collaborative research; strong capacity for multidisciplinary collaboration; and experience mentoring junior faculty and graduate students and in teaching and education programs. The candidate needs excellent communication and interpersonal skills to foster collaboration between university and community partners, program planners and policy makers. Experience collaborating with state and local health departments is desirable. All areas of expertise related to adolescence are solicited. Particular areas of interest include sexual and reproductive health; nutrition, physical activity and obesity. International experience is desirable. The CAH provides infrastructure support for an array of observational, intervention, evaluation and translational research conducted by faculty from a variety of departments across the university. Information about the Department and the Center can be found at http://www.jhsph.edu/dept/pfrh/; http://www.jhsph.edu/adolescenthealth/index.html. The Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The University promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans. The Johns Hopkins University is a smoke-free environment and as such, prohibits smoking in all facilities. The Johns Hopkins University is a drug-free workplace. Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names of three references to:

Health Education Consultant
September 23, 2012

Health Education Consultant at Clinical Tools, Inc in Chapel Hill, NC

Health Education Consultant - 30-40 hours/week for 6 months to 1 year, located in Chapel Hill. Focus: Professional education on substance abuse treatment and/or professional education on obesity.

Asst/Assoc Prof in Modeling and Simulation of Health Behavior at University of Pittsburgh, PA.

Faculty Position: Modeling and Simulation of Health Behavior Faculty Position ‐ Assistant or Associate Professor (TS) (#0130144)

Asst/Assoc Prof in Health Disparities and Social Determinants of Health at University of Pittsburgh, PA.

Faculty Position Health Disparities and Social Determinants of Health Faculty Position ‐ Assistant or Associate Professor (TS) (#0130145)

Feb
10
Deadline

Cancer Research Training Award (CRTA) Fellowship in the Health Behaviors Research Branch of the National Cancer Institute; deadline to apply: Feb 10, 2013.

About The National Cancer Institute (NCI), a major research component of the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Health and Human Services, is pleased to invite applications from qualified candidates for a Cancer Research Training Award (CRTA), with an emphasis on health behaviors research. The CRTA appointment, is a one- or two-year position with the Health Behaviors Research Branch (HBRB), Behavioral Research Program (BRP), Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) of the National Cancer Institute. (http://cancercontrol.cancer.gov/brp/hbrb/index.html). This is a full-time position and will be based in Rockville, Maryland. The position will allow the applicant to interact with a large number of scientists representing the disciplines of nutrition, behavioral sciences, obesity prevention, physical activity, skin cancer prevention, gene-environment interactions, behavioral genetics and other disciplines within public health, at the NCI, the NIH and at institutions around the country. The Cancer Research Training Award provides an outstanding opportunity for an individual with a strong interest in health behaviors and cancer control to gain experience working with an extramural behavioral scientist at the National Cancer Institute.

Aug
01
Deadline

Graduate Research Assistantships within the Youth Physical Activity and Nutrition Motivation Laboratory at Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.


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