View Full Version : Post-Doc opportunity at Harvard School of Public Health/LibertyMutual Research Institute for Safety

10-01-2007, 01:45 AM

The Harvard Education and Research Center for Occupational Health and Safety seeks a post-doctoral fellow in occupational injury research. This is a full-time position for an initial period of one year, with potential for up to two additional years.

The post-doctoral researcher will conduct occupational injury research in close collaboration with injury research scientists at the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety in Hopkinton, MA and with the Harvard ERC faculty in the Harvard School of Public Health. Duties will include data collection and analysis, publishing in the peer-reviewed literature, participating in seminars and work groups, and collaborating on research grant applications.

The successful applicant will have doctoral degree in epidemiology, safety research, biomechanics, ergonomics, behavioral science, medicine or a related field. The candidate will have less than five years experience post-doctorate, a demonstrated record of individual initiative in research, strong analytic skills, and potential to become an independent academic researcher within two to three years. Preference will be given to applicants whose training, skills and research interests best align with those of mentors at the ERC and LMRIS. Potential applicants are encouraged to view the ERC and LMRIS web sites and contact faculty/research scientists with common interests: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/erc/ and http://www.libertymutual.com/researchinstitute.

The annual salary is set according to the experience of the candidate, plus a generous benefits package. This position is contingent upon funding. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants should apply to: Professor David C. Christiani c/o Ms. Starr Sumpter, Department of Environmental Health, 665 Huntington Avenue. Boston, MA. 02115. Please send a resume, statement of research interests and the names of three references.
Email: ssumpter@hsph.harvard.edu, Dchris@hsph.harvard.edu

Jack Dennerlein
Associate Professor of Ergonomics and Safety
Harvard School of Public Health
665 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115 USA
+1 617 384 8812