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University of Washington

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Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program
Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center
Research Scientist

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111463536
Date Posted: 10/01/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Scientist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Seattle, Washington, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Research Scientist
Firearms research
Firearm injury
Injury research
Public Health
Firearm violence
Violence research
Data management
Data analysis
Data management and analysis
Grant writing
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Research Scientist will be actively involved in examining causes and consequences of firearm violence and injury and evaluating the implementation and effectiveness of public policy for firearm violence and injury prevention. This person has responsibility for developing research proposals; leading/managing projects; providing expertise in advanced methodologic study design and data collection for research projects; substantial contributions to creation of instruments and surveys; drafting manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals; and supervision of graduate students and more junior staff.

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree (in quantitative health/social sciences/related field). Minimum 4 years of increasingly responsible and relevant experience in writing grant proposals and scientific papers, study design conceptualization, conducting research and researching data management and analysis, preferably in firearm violence or other injury research.

Desired Qualifications
PhD or equivalent doctorate (e.g., ScD) highly desired (in quantitative health, social sciences, or related field). 3-4 years’ experience in firearm violence research and/or firearm policy development and evaluation; expertise in deterministic and probabilistic linkages of large databases; proficiency with relational database, data linkage, and statistical software including one (and preferably several) of the following: REDCap, SQL, LinkPlus, LinkKing, LinkSolv, Stata, R, SPSS, SAS, ArcGIS, Microsoft Access, NVivo, Atlas.ti; experience in leading academic research projects

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application Instructions:
To apply, please go to the University of Washington Human Resources site for position #170186.