Fellowships, Post-doctoral Positions, and Job Opportunities Related to Injury Prevention


Post-doctoral Scholar Employee, Risk Resilience Lab School of Social Welfare and Goldman School of Public Policy
Organization: University of California
Location:  Berkeley, CA
Qualifications: Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree).
Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Post-Doctoral Fellow in Injury or Drug Abuse Research
Organization: The Center for Injury Research and Policy, at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Location: Columbus, OH
Qualifications: PhD in epidemiology, transportation, psychology, public health, or a related field. Additional qualifications apply.
Application Deadline: None specified (communication date 1/26/2021)

Post-Doctoral Research Associate Injury Prevention​ (Suicide Prevention)
Organization: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Qualifications: Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Epidemiology (preferred) or a closely related field and have undertaken studies and research relevant to suicide prevention. Additional qualifications apply.
Application Deadline: None specified (posting open date 12/11/2020)

CDC Division of Injury Prevention Fellowship​
Organization: Division of Injury Prevention (DIP), within the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC), at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Location: Atlanta, GA
Qualifications: Master’s or doctoral degree in one of the relevant fields, or be currently pursuing one of the degrees and will reach completion by the appointment start date. Degree must have been received within five years of the appointment start date.
Application Deadline: January 22, 2021

Patient-Centered Pediatric Research Program (PC-PReP) Fellowship
Organization: The Research Institute, within Nationwide Children’s Hospital, in affiliation with the Ohio State University College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
Location: Columbus, OH
Qualifications: Candidates must have obtained their doctoral degree by the start date (in Autumn, 2021). Emphasis is placed on research that includes children with medical complexities and from socially and economically disadvantaged groups.
Application Deadline: Review of applications begins after December 15 of each year until positions are filled.


Research Assistant (posting #192259)
Organization: University of Michigan, Psychiatry Child Services
Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and research experience.
Application Deadline: Position announced from 2/18/2021 – 3/11/2021

Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Organization: University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Location: Charlotte, NC
Qualifications: Eligible candidates must have a doctoral degree in health administration, health care management, health services research, or a related field by August 2021.
Application Deadline: NA (until filled) (communicated February 12, 2021)

Prevention Coordinator
Organization: Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence (MNADV)
Location: Lanham, MD
Qualifications: Masters degree in public health, social work, criminal justice, social science or equivalent training and experience.
Application Deadline: Unspecified (communicated January 15, 2021)

CDC Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) (competitive, 2-year paid training program)
Organization: CDC Public Health Prevention Service
Location: Varies (throughout the U.S. and  US Territories)
Qualifications: Early-career public health professionals (college degree within past 2 years) and an interest in public service and public health. Other criteria apply.
Application Deadline: January 29, 2021

Full Research Scientist / Associate Scientist (posting #191669)
Organization: University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI)
Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Qualifications: Ph.D. in engineering, computer science, mathematics, statistics, experimental/cognitive psychology, or another field related to transportation or mobility. Candidates expecting a suitable degree within the next six months may also apply. Click below to read required qualifications for candidates at the assistant, associate, or full level.
Application Deadline: NA (until filled); more than one position is available. Posted 11/20/2020

Director of Research, Injury Prevention
Organization: Injury Prevention Center, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
Location: Hartford, CT
Qualifications: Terminal degree (e.g., Ph.D., Dr. PH, MD) in public health, epidemiology, anthropology, sociology, medicine, or related field; eligible as non-tenure track faculty in Department of Pediatrics
Application Deadline: NA (until filled); posted 10/26/2020

Assistant Professor (Research Track Faculty)
Organization: University of Iowa, College of Public Health, Department of Occupational & Environmental Health
Location: Iowa City, IA
Qualifications: Hold a PhD or other doctorate in relevant field; conduct & support epidemiologic studies of traumatic injury and violence prevention
Application Deadline: NA (until filled) posted (Req. # 73989) communicated on 10/23/2020

Branch Chief, NIOSH Division of Safety Research
Organization: National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH)
Location: Morgantown, WV
Qualifications: Bachelor’s or graduate/higher level degree, and one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in Federal service. Research qualifications.
Application Deadline: Position announced from 10/8/2020 – 10/28/2020

Research Track Assistant Professor in Injury Epidemiology
Organization: University of Iowa, College of Public Health
Location: Iowa City, IA
Qualifications: PhD or other doctorate in a relevant field including graduate-level training in epidemiologic methods

The following positions are posted via Safe States’ Job Announcements:

Injury Research Faculty
Organization: Center for Injury Research and Policy – Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Location: Columbus, OH
Qualifications: Doctoral degree in public health, medical, or related field

Research Scientist/Engineer 4
Organization: University of Washington
Location: Seattle, WA

Injury Prevention Coordinator
Organization:  Wyoming Department of Health
Location: Cheyenne, WY

The following are positions with the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC):

Varied: General public health analyst or statistician
Organization: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Function: Public health, statistician, public health analyst, etc..
Location: Atlanta, GA; varies by job 
Qualifications: varies.