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11-15-2010, 10:08 PM
Harvard Education and Research Center
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Post-Doctoral Position Opening

LIBERTY MUTUAL-HARVARD SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN OCCUPATIONALINJURY AND DISABILITY RESEARCH

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

The post-doctoral researcher will conduct ergonomics,occupational safety, occupational injury epidemiology, or work-related injurydisability and return to work research in close collaboration with injuryresearch scientists at the at the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safetyin Hopkinton, MA and with the Harvard ERC faculty in the Harvard School ofPublic Health. Duties will include datacollection and analysis, publishing in the peer-reviewed literature,participating in seminars and work groups, and collaborating on research grantapplications.

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

A brief overview of recent program post-doctoral fellows isavailable at: http://www.libertymutualgroup.com/omapps/ContentServer?pagename=LMGroup/Views/LMG&ft=4&fid=1138365101413&ln=en

The annual salary is set according to the experience of thecandidate, plus a generous benefits package. This position is contingent uponfunding. Applications will be accepted until December 31, 2010. Applicantsshould 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 threereferences.

Email: ssumpter@hsph.harvard.edu , dchris@hsph.harvard.edu