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University of Washington

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Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program
Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center
Postdoctoral Fellowship

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111463541
Date Posted: 10/01/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Fellowship
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Seattle, Washington, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
postdoctoral fellowship
firearms research
firearm injury
firearm violence
injury research
public health
public policy
social work
firearm ownership
Full Text of JOE Listing:

We are seeking investigators who have completed a doctoral degree program and have committed to firearm violence research as their primary research focus for a two-year postdoctoral program of mentored, applied research on firearm injury and policy.

This position reports to principal investigators, Drs. Rivara and Rowhani-Rahbar. The content will be tailored to meet the fellow's goals and objectives. Fellows are expected to participate 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.

· Collaborate in ongoing research, and design/lead studies, with faculty mentorship.
· Contribute to the literature/scholarly work on firearm violence and injury.

· Must have completed a doctorate in a related field.
· Must be able to commit full-time professional effort.
· We encourage applications from various fields (medical, public health, policy, etc).

Desired Qualifications:
· Content knowledge/interest in firearm violence and injury research.
· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
· Positive, upbeat, and flexible in approach to work in a fast-paced environment.
· Comfortable with juggling demands of a busy, frequently changing plan of work in a professional manner, while exhibiting sound judgment about priorities and work scope.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application Instructions:
This position will remain open until filled. The Fellowship will provide a competitive full-time postdoctoral scholar salary and benefits; funds for research project expenses and travel to a scientific meeting are available. Candidates should provide a cover letter describing their goals and qualifications for the fellowship, specific research interests, and career plans; a CV; contact information for three references; and copies of two published papers or other recent examples of their scholarly work. Materials should be sent to M. Alex Bellenger at