Research Scientist/Epidemiologist - Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center

CLOSING DATE: open until filled


JOB #: 18716

POSTED: May 11, 2022


For 35 years, the University of Washington Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC)
has conducted rigorous research in the areas of injury prevention, injury care, and public health
consequences of violence.

HIPRC has trained over 150 injury researchers—most who work in academic settings.
Its collaborative leadership drives effective policy, public health practice, and leads to transformational
changes in the way health care is provided to injured patients in our local communities, as well as
regionally, nationally, and internationally.

HIPRC is committed to conducting research, education, and prevention programs that decrease the
personal impact of trauma and help to broaden the effectiveness of injury prevention and treatment
programs. As a premier injury control research center (ICRC), HIPRC is dedicated to being an international leader in interdisciplinary, socially diverse, and inclusive training for public health professionals.

HIPRC is currently hiring for the position of Research Scientist/Epidemiologist
(Requisition #204938) to support on-going research directly through the development and conduct of
research, as well as indirectly, through research mentoring, education, and outreach. Our ideal candidate is a highly motivated, independent thinker and doer, who must be must be able to work effectively and collaborate as part of a team under the technical guidance of the HIPRC Research Core Director.

Primary responsibilities of this position include:
• Providing methodologic expertise on study design and data collection approaches.
• Conducting data management and analyses in collaboration with faculty and trainees at HIPRC.
• Collaboratively leading the HIPRC Research Core, including project scoping and partnership development.
• Developing research proposals, internal reports, presentations, and publications to enhance the mission of HIPRC’s Research Core in support of research conducted by HIPRC.

This position will also involve the following duties and competencies:
• Community-engaged and population-focused research across all areas of focus at HIPRC, including but not limited to acute injury care, acute burn management, pain and opioids, transportation-related injury, traumatic brain injury, and violent injury.
• Research into primary, secondary, and tertiary areas of injury prevention through a health equity lens
when working on randomized and observational research projects.

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