Research Scientist - Dept. of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences

Research Scientist position in the Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods, Dept. of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine


The Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods in the Dept of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has a Research Associate position available in healthy food access and food systems as part of a federally-funded project, the Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health program of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This grant is held by the Health Improvement Parntership-Cuyahoga, a local collaborative dedicated to improving the health of residents in Cuyahoga County and shifting population health indicators using policy, systems, and environmental changes interventions. Successful candidates will have at least 10 years experience in healthy food access, food systems, and food policy, with publications and previous history of funding in related areas.


 The responsibilities for this position include developing, monitoring, sustaining and evaluating a comprehensive research and programmatic agenda on healthy food access in Cuyahoga County; develop funding proposals, oversee project staff, and monitor project and agenda milestones. Coordinate and/or participate in collaborations locally, statewide, and nationally. Present research results at national conferences. Write research papers and reviews.


Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interests, and arrange for at least three letters of reference to

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