The Swetland Center has ongoing opportunities for students, trainees and professionals from a variety of disciplines to engage in meaningful research that will have an impact on environmental health in greater Cleveland and beyond.
The Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health at Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio is seeking a post-doctoral scholar to contribute to the Center’s vibrant program of research focused on environmental health equity. The mission of the Swetland Center is to study the complex interplay between the environment and health with the goal of translating findings into scalable solutions to redress the environment's disparate impact on residents in Cleveland and beyond. The strategic vision of the Swetland Center is to innovate and apply community systems science for environmental health equity by (1) advancing translational environmental health research, (2) integrating environmental health and community systems science into medical and graduate education, and (3) engaging the community in environmental health research and action.
This post-doctoral scholar position is focused on the integration of qualitative, contextualized, and community-engaged research approaches to support the Center’s food systems and health equity research portfolio. The post-doctoral scholar will have an opportunity to develop new independent research focused on environmental health issues related to food systems and underlying root causes such as poverty and racism to advance environmental health equity through community-engaged team science. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in public or population health, community nutrition, or related field. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in food-related research, community-based research, research with SNAP populations, and implementation research; skills in mixed methods, implementation science, contextualized analysis, and community-engaged research; and a record of translating research findings into publications.
To apply, please send a statement of qualifications and research interests, CV, dissertation abstract (500 words), contact information for three references, and one sample publication by email to email@example.com. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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