JOBS IN DISABILITY AND HEALTH PROMOTION
1) Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Health Promotion for Persons with Disabilities, University of Illinois at Chicago
The Departments of Disability and Human Development, Movement Sciences, and Human Nutrition at the University of Illinois at Chicago are conducting a joint search and are seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position (rank open) available for Academic Year 2005-06. The candidate should be able to develop and sustain an independent research program relevant to promoting health among persons with disabilities through improved exercise and nutrition, as well as participate in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
For more information, go to http://www.ncpad.org/693/3207/2005-08-01#1.
2) Project Director/Coordinator, Obesity and the Built Environment for Persons with Disabilities
Coordinate an intervention to alter the built environment and to develop a health empowerment zone for people with disabilities through an anticipated new NIH grant starting October, 2005. The project director will be responsible for training, recruitment, and dissemination of all center activities. He/she will oversee the day-to-day operations, such as tracking use of pedometers, organizing data entry, arranging training sessions, contacting targeted facilities, and supervising project staff.
Click on http://www.ncpad.org/693/3207/2005-08-01#2 for more information.
3) Child Development and Rehabilitation Center (CDRC) Assistant or Associate Professor
Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon is searching for a Research Scientist to participate in the research of the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center: Health and Wellness for People with Long-Term Disabilities (RRTC). The RRTC is funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) to conduct research and training to support the health and wellness of persons with long-term disabilities.
Go to http://www.ncpad.org/693/3207/2005-08-01#3 for more information.
4) Rehab Engineer/Exercise Technology Specialist
The Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Recreational Technologies and Exercise Physiology Benefiting Persons with Disabilities (RERC RecTech www.recrectech.org) seeks qualified candidates for a Rehabilitation Engineer/Project Coordinator. The candidate works closely with the Director and Associate Directors to achieve the goals and objectives of the Center, which is funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR).
For more information, go to http://www.ncpad.org/693/3207/2005-08-01#4.