The successful candidate will serve as the project leader/manager for two grant funded projects under the direction of Dr. Ryan Olson (PI). Dr. Olson\u2019s lab is located within the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences at OHSU. Work on other projects is possible.
The primary projects the project leader/manager will work on are the Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation project (funded by NIOSH), and the SHIFT Onboard project (funded by NHLBI). Primary duties will include communicating with the scientific team and partner organizations, project management, independently monitoring study operations, supervising research assistants and interns, grant applications and reporting, contracting and budget management, and managing human subjects IRB protocols and modifications. Field work, and supervision of field work, is expected to take place in construction, transportation, and potentially other industries. Field work includes data collection with workers and managers, and also program implementation. Travel and periods of time working in the field ranging from 1-3 weeks will be possible during implementation phases. Additional duties include overseeing and managing research equipment, materials, and logistics (with the assistance of senior and junior research assistants).
Experience or skills with project management, supervision, and overseeing research studies is required. Experience with physical activity or sleep accelerometers, fitness testing, data analysis, survey construction, and general health or safety interventions are desirable. Experience in occupational safety and health, or with high risk industries (transportation, construction, agriculture), would be added strengths.
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