Department: College of Education and Human Development (CEHD)
Research Faculty / Postdoctoral Position
The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) at George Mason University is seeking a faculty member/postdoc in pediatric sports medicine whose research is focused on the intersection of public health, school policy, telehealth, epidemiology, injury and concussion risk reduction, and clinical outreach. The individual serving in this position will be assigned to the Sports Medicine Assessment Research and Testing (SMART) Laboratory and will work with Professor Shane Caswell on the Virginia Concussion Initiative and Advancing Health Care Initiatives for Underserved Students (ACHIEVES) projects.
In particular, the work will focus on school health policy, telehealth, and injury surveillance to inform risk reduction strategies and interventions to improve outcomes and care for school age children and communities.
Earned PhD in public health, athletic training, kinesiology, epidemiology, health behavior or related discipline
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong interest and in pediatrics sports medicine and concussion research
Demonstrated scholarly and grant writing abilities
Proficiency in statistical analysis and database management
Experience in school health policy and program evaluation
Experience with telehealth
Clinical experience working as an athletic trainer in public school settings
Benefits and Compensation Information:
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. Employment dates are August 1, 2020 to July 31, 2021. Potential for renewal.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Prince William, VA
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For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
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Internal Number: 45888
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