Academic Administrator/Occupational Health Researcher - UCLA Southern California NIOSH Education and Research Center (SCERC)

LOCATION: Los, CA

CLOSING DATE: January 18, 2020

OPPORTUNITY TYPE: Job

JOB #: 15309

POSTED: December 18, 2019

Description:

The Department of Environmental Health Sciences in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health seeks to fill an Academic Administrator/Occupational Health Researcher position for the UCLA Southern California NIOSH Education and Research Center (ERC). The Academic Administrator supports the mission of the Center and works closely with the interdisciplinary faculty, staff and students and oversees the operational components of a large federal graduate training grant, including interfacing with graduate students, participating departments, program directors, external partners, and the federal sponsor. The Academic Administrator is responsible for administrative oversight, and participates in designing and implementing academic and professional training program and communication activities supporting the Center goals.
The Academic Administrator supports the mission of the Center and works closely with the interdisciplinary faculty, staff and students and oversees the operational components of a large federal graduate multi-disciplinary training grant, including interfacing with graduate students, participating departments, program directors, external partners, and the federal sponsor. The Academic Administrator is responsible for administrative oversight, and participates in designing and implementing academic and professional training program and communication activities supporting the Center goals.
The mission of the NIOSH-funded Southern California ERC is to educate professionals in the fields of occupational epidemiology, occupational medicine, industrial hygiene, and occupational health nursing through academic programs and continuing education; conducting research in occupational health and safety and related areas; providing outreach and resources to educational and professional organizations; and to educate non-academic stakeholders including business, labor, and vulnerable worker populations.
Reporting to the Center Director, the Academic Administrator functions as Center Manager/Assistant Director and provides research support, administrative and interdisciplinary academic project coordination, liaison with funding agencies and professional organizations, program planning and evaluation, and fiscal planning support. In collaboration with the Center Director, Program Directors, and other faculty, the incumbent participates in interdisciplinary curriculum development, grant writing, report preparation, research training, and in all stages of epidemiological research on the physical, chemical, and psychosocial determinants of work-related disease, injury, and associated disability.
Requires a doctoral degree in epidemiology, medicine, nursing, occupational safety, ergonomics, industrial hygiene, social sciences, public health, or related field; knowledge of theory and practice of occupational health and safety; and experience in research, grant proposal writing, and project/program management.

How to Apply:

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS
• Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated CV
• Cover Letter
• Statement of Research and Teaching
• Statement of Contributions to Diversity and Inclusion
• References – contact information for 3 – 6 references
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