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jdennerlein54
08-03-2009, 07:02 AM
Post-Doctoral Postion opening


LIBERTY MUTUAL-HARVARD SCHOOL OF PUBLICHEALTH POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN OCCUPATIONAL INJURY AND DISABILITYRESEARCH

The Harvard Education and Research Center for Occupational Health and Safety seeks a post-doctoral fellow in occupational injury and/or disability 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 ergonomics,occupational safety,occupational injury epidemiology, or disability and return to work research in close collaboration with research scientists at the 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 a doctoral degree in epidemiology,safety research, ergonomics, biomechanics, 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.libertymutualgroup.com/researchinstituteThe annual salary is set according to the experience of thecandidate,plus a generous benefits package. This position is contingent upon funding. Applications will be accepted until October 1, 2009.

Applicants should send their resume, statement of research interests, and the names of three references to:

Professor David C. Christiani (dchris@hsph.harvard.edu)
c/o Ms. StarrSumpter,(ssumpter@hsph.harvard.edu)
Harvard School of Public Health
Department of Environmental Health,
665 Huntington Avenue.
Boston, MA.02115.


Sincerely,

Jack Dennerlein
Department of Environmental Health
Harvard School of Public HEalth
665 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02114