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Assistant Professor, Biology Of Aging - Natural Sciences & Mathematics

Job Description: The University of Denver is a medium-size (12,000 students) private university located in a thriving metropolis at the base of the Rocky Mountains.

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University focuses on two areas of research and teaching; 1) Cell and Molecular Biology including biophysics, intracellular signaling and trafficking, intermolecular interactions, and cell physiology and 2) Ecology, Biodiversity including behavioral ecology, plant-insect interactions, conservation biology, restoration ecology and evolution. The department offers undergraduate majors of study including Biology (B.A./B.S.), Molecular Biology (B.S./B.S.), Ecology and BioDiversity (B.A./B.S.) and Integrated Sciences (B.A.). A concentration in Cognitive Neurosciences (B.A./B.S.) is also offered in conjunction with the Department of Psychology. At the graduate level, the department offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees with a research emphasis in either of the two areas described above.

Additional information on Departmental programs can be found at http://www.du.edu/nsm/departments/biologicalsciences/. The Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging (KIHA) brings together key strengths from around campus and the region to address growing needs in Denver and throughout the nation. Designed to address complex problems in depth, the Institute builds on the Universitys dedication to the public good by supporting research and scholarship on aging in a variety of disciplines.

Position Summary The Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and the Department of Biological Sciences invites applicants for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to begin September 1, 2018. We are seeking candidates with research interests that encompass molecular basis for aging and age-related diseases.

Essential Functions The successful candidate will develop an extramurally funded research program, will supervise Ph.D. and M.S. students and undergraduate research projects and will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in area of expertise. The candidates research program should augment the research directions at in the Department and the Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging.

The successful candidate will have research interests that encompass molecular basis for aging and age-related diseases including but not limited to, neurodegenerative disorders, cancer, and diabetes. Individuals applying advanced cell biology, molecular, and genetic approaches, as well as animal models, are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications * Ph.D. in biology or related area.

  • Post-doctoral experience in cell biology or related area.

Application Deadline

The review of applications will begin

November

15, 2017and continue until the position is filled.

Special Instructions Applicants must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Once within the job description online, scroll to the bottom of the page to begin application.

For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Dan Linseman at Daniel.Linseman@du.edu.

Please include the following documents with your application: 1. CV 2.

Cover Letter 3. Statement of research interests 4. Statement of teaching philosophy 5.

Two recent publications 6. At least three recommenders should email letters of reference to: Aging-Biology Faculty Search Committee, University of Denver, Department of Biological Sciences at biology.rec@du.edu. Note:

The online system is limited to uploading 5 files. Please combine content if necessary to get all content uploaded.
The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LBGTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.Tracking Code: 005858 Department: NSM-Biological Science (143200) Position Type: Full-Time/Regular



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Aging Care Manager - Community Choice/Nursing Home Transitions

Job Description

The Community Choice/Nursing Home Transition (NHT) Caseworker, Department of Human Services (DHS), Area Agency on Aging (AAA), Prevention Division, Community Choice Program, under the general supervision of the Casework Supervisor, is responsible for the overall financial and clinical assessment of persons seeking services provided through the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare Waiver. The Community Choice/Nursing Home Transition Caseworker is also responsible for helping consumers maintain existing or locate housing, arranging the services necessary to transition and stabilize the consumer in their home/community, therefore preventing institutional placement. The incumbent provides on-call coverage and must be available to work evenings, holidays and weekends, if needed.

I. Duties and Responsibilities:

A. Provides on-call coverage (after hours/weekends/holidays) in order to immediately respond to disabled/elderly consumers seeking services who are in jeopardy of being placed in a nursing facility.

B. Serves as a Counselor for AAA Consumers. Provides information on appropriate service alternatives available through the DHS/AAA and other agencies/providers in the community.

C. Perform duties of Nursing Home Transition Process.

1. Completes assessment for eligible NHT consumers.

2. Initiates and coordinates safe discharge conferences with consumers, families, nursing home staff and provider agencies in order to ensure the safe discharge and sustainable placement of the consumer in the community.

3. Creates initial Care Plan Template and cost sheet to submit to Aging Waiver Program and the State for service authorization.

4. Prepares service provider request paperwork necessary to order personal care services and procure medical supplies. Enters the care plan and services in the computer once the care plan is approved.

5. Confirms that all services and supplies are in place for the consumer.

6. Prioritizes consumer to appropriate programs.

D. Assists NHT consumers and their families with house hunting and furniture shopping to assure safe adequate environment in the community.

E. Assists the consumer and their family in completing all required Community Choice and Nursing Home Transition documents.

F. Interfaces with referral sources, physicians, County Assistance Offices, home care providers, and other Community Choice enrolling agencies.

G. Completes the required documentation in the PA Department of Aging’s information technology system called the Social Assistance Management System (SAMS) or in the manner required by the DHS/AAA

H. Facilitates the smooth transfer of Community Choice/Nursing Home Transition cases to the DHS/AAA Prevention Division and DPW enrolling agencies after the case has been stabilized.

I. Attends job related trainings and seminars.

J. Performs special projects, as required by the Casework Supervisor.

Educational Requirements

Aging Care Manager 1 (Local Government) – A bachelor's degree which includes or is supplemented by 12 college-level credit hours in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology or other related social sciences; OR three and one-half years of experience as an Aging Case Aide and 12 college-level credit hours in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology or other related social sciences; OR any equivalent combination of experience and training which includes 12 college-level credit hours in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology or other related social sciences.

Company Description

DHS is responsible for providing and administering a wide range of publicly funded human services to Allegheny County residents including:
Services for older adults
Mental health and drug and alcohol services
Child protective services
Supports coordination for individuals with a diagnosis of intellectual disability
At-risk child development and education
Hunger services
Emergency shelters and housing for the homeless
Non-emergency medical transportation
Job training and placement for public assistance recipients and older adults

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Cook II Agency On Aging

This position is responsible for food preparation and maintaining kitchen facilities for the senior nutrition program. It requires knowledge of and experience with high volume meal planning and production as well as food safety standards.

Tasks include providing input on menu development, assisting with ordering and rotation of stock, preparing and cooking a variety of foods from an established regular menu as well as special diet menus, assuring meals are appealing in presentation and taste, and cleaning kitchen facilities and equipment.Work is performed under the guidance and supervision of the Nutrition Manager. However, the person in this position is expected to exercise independent judgment and decision-making in completing daily tasks. This position works closely with the Nutrition Manager to understand and comply with pertinent regulations and dietary requirements.Prepare and cook a variety of foods in large quantities for daily meal service using established menus and in accordance with food safety standards and dietary guidelines and restrictions

Portion and package food for delivery to multiple congregate meal sites and to Meals on Wheels recipients

Perform daily temperature checks of prepared food

Clean cooking equipment and work areas to maintain sanitary and healthful conditions

Receive and document food deliveries; prepare food for storage and monitor temperature of food in storage areas

Submit reports for food items and supplies to be ordered

Perform other duties as assigned

Must have: Two years of experience in institutional or commercial food preparation; coursework or training in institutional or commercial food preparation as a substitute for up to one year of experience; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which indicate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed.Applicants selected as finalists will be required to complete an in-kitchen demonstration of related skills.Must have knowledge/skills:The materials, methods, and equipment used in preparing food on a large scale

The operation, care and cleaning of commercial kitchen equipment

Health, sanitary, and safety practices involved in food preparation

Special diets

Must have ability to:Work from written menus and standard recipes and adapt them to accommodate high volume meal service and special diets such as diabetic, low sodium and low fat

Organize and plan ahead to ensure timely and efficient meal service

Recommend strategies to improve kitchen efficiency, meal quality, meal service, etc.Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, co-workers, meal recipients, volunteers and the general public

Assign and supervise the work of subordinates

Practice safe and sanitary work habits

Work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced environment.Wages progression:Starting Wage -- $13.55 per hour1st year step -- $14.09 per hour2nd year step -- $14.65 per hour3rd year step -- $14.95 per hour



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Manager Bexar Area Agency On Aging

Manager Bexar Area Agency on Aging (AACOG) This is a responsible, supervisory position, the duties of which are to: Provides operational support to the Bexar AAA (Area Agencies on Aging) Director and staff regarding planning, developing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating aging services, projects, programs and fiscal compliance, including program and fiscal data evaluations and reporting.

Performs advanced planning, research, consultative, technical and program administration services. Manages day-to-day operations of the BAAA; coordinates and supervises BAAA staff and direct reports. Serves as a liaison between the elderly and the resources, services and opportunities that assist them in maintaining their independence.

Provides oversight of fiscal documentation, programmatic documentation, and reports to ensure state and federal rules, regulations, and other requirements are met in a manner that supports Performance Measures and other auditing methods. Works under minimal supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement. Assists the AAA Director in: the day-to-day operations of the BAAA with focus on fiscal and programmatic reporting to comply with state and federal rules, regulations and requirements to meet Performance Measure Testing standards; The development, implementation and maintenance of new and/or continuing projects that serve older individuals in the AAA region; Developing and administering budgets, annual Area Plans and Performance Reports; Maintains the system of computerized agency program/fiscal performance reports as specified by state and/or federal law and compiles appropriate data and completes necessary reports for all services provided through the Area Agency on Aging and the Aging and Disability Resource Center and the Veteran Programs.

Master s degree in business, public administration, gerontology, sociology, social work or a related field, plus at least two (2) years of progressively responsible, supervisory experience in the field of aging, nursing, social work or other human services; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. OR Bachelor s degree in public administration, gerontology, sociology, social work or a related field, plus at least four years of progressively responsible, supervisory experience in the field of aging, nursing, social work or other human services; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Experience planning programs or projects and organizing resources and personnel to implement programs or projects.

Supervisory experience leading, training and guiding subordinates. Experience with automated client database tracking systems; experience building community networks and collaborations. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products including:

Excel, Word, Outlook. Valid Texas driver's license and reliable transportation required. AACOG Business hours are 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 PM.

M-F. This is an exempt position. Grade 20 Salary to commensurate with experience, open until filled.

Only online electronic applications will be accepted. Apply online using www.aacog.com/apply Equal Opportunity Employer



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Healthy Aging Coordinator

Job Description

SUMMARY

The Healthy Aging Coordinator primary responsibility is educating residents about healthy aging in place, supporting and fostering continued opportunities for residents to live independently in communities for as long as possible.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

·        Establish and maintain culturally relevant health and wellness on-site programs for seniors aging in place.

·        Create and distribute monthly calendar of health and wellness site specific programs: e.g. Plan and offer varied site base and off-site monthly programs, using group and individual oriented interventions to maximize participants’ cognitive and functional abilities.

·        Participate in distribution of resident satisfaction surveys, annually.

·        Maintain accurate and up-to-date records, files, and statistics on tenants being served through Health and Wellness program.

·        Participate in task/committee, special projects, as assigned by Health and Wellness Program Manager.                                                           

·        Actively participate in team discussions offering feedback, ideas and suggestions both on a day-to-day basis and in team meetings.

·        Consult with supervisor on programming issue/challenges.

·        Other related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS

·        Demonstrated ability to work with, and sensitivity to, an elderly, diverse, low-income, multi-ethnic population.

·        Demonstrated dependability, creativity, initiative and follow- through.

·        Effective verbal and written communication skills.

·        Demonstrated ability to respond appropriately to unusual situations in a professional manner.

·        Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills.

·        Demonstrate ability to work in a team and independently.

·        Demonstrated ability to facilitate meetings.

·        Demonstrated ability to implement health and wellness programs.

·        Demonstrated ability to communicate the critical needs of low-income senior community.

·        Basic knowledge of MS word and excel.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

·        Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences, Health Education, Public Health, Community Health Worker, Gerontology, Psychology, Social Work, and other related fields

·        Two to three years of experience working with seniors.

·        Associates Degree in the above fields and three to five years of experience working with seniors may substitute for a BA degree.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

·        BA in Recreation Therapy or Art Therapy.

        Bilingual Cantonese/English,Russian/English or Tagalog/English

Company Description

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW
Mission: Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) provides affordable housing and services for low-income people in the Tenderloin and throughout San Francisco, to promote equitable access to opportunity and resources.
Established in 1981, TNDC has grown to employ more than 300 staff, to develop, own, manage and provide supportive services in 33 properties that offer deeply affordable housing for nearly 3,000 tenants, and to expand its work in community organizing and after school programming. TNDC is viewed as a trusted and well-organized community ally locally and a practice leader nationally. In San Francisco, TNDC envisions diverse communities where people with low incomes can fulfill their potential and meet their basic needs. In the Tenderloin, TNDC stands as a catalyst for advancing community interests and a force for expanding the choices that enhance livability, such as housing, employment, education, food, cultural activities, and open spaces.
TNDC values are: Integrity, Excellence, Diversity, Collaboration and Equity

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Aging Care Manager I - Civil Service

This is a full-time position, M - F, 8 AM to 4 PM (1 hour unpaid lunch).
Overall Responsibilities
:
To learn the process of providing care management, to determine program eligibility and prescribe appropriate services to meet client’s needs.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Under direction of supervisor: performs home service visits, determines need and eligibility for community based services. Performs comprehensive needs assessment and develops comprehensive service plans, performs specialized care management and programs, case recording follow-up and   related activities.
Minimum Qualifications:
A bachelor’s degree which includes or is supplemented by 12 college credit hours in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology or other related social science; or three and one-half years of experience as an Aging Case Aide and 12 college-level credit hours in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology or other related social sciences; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which includes 12 college-level credit hours in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology or other related social sciences.
How to Apply:
Position filled by PA State Civil Service Examination List. Applicant must be eligible for selection in accordance with Civil Service rules.
To submit letter of interest and to obtain information regarding Test Announcement #2012-109 for
Job Title:
Aging Care Manager1, Examination Application/Instructions contact:
Janet D. Talerico, Executive Director
Armstrong County Area Agency on Aging,
326 S. Water Street, Suite 1, Kittanning, PA 16201,
Phone: 800-368-1066

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Healthy Aging Specialist

This is a 28/hour per week part-time position.General Statement of Duties and Responsibilities:__ The Healthy Aging Specialist is an essential member of the Division of Prevention and Wellness within the Bureau of Community Health and Prevention that connects and advances the work of the Division and Bureau relating to healthy aging with aligned initiatives across the Department and with sister agencies such as the Executive Office of Elder Affairs. The specialist will primarily support the concept of Age-Friendly Communities which in practice requires the integration of aging concepts, issues, and concerns into the healthy community design and healthy communities activities of the Division/Bureau, as well as providing coordination and leadership to the Determination of Need’s (DoN) Healthy Aging Fund. Specifically this means supporting efforts to integrate health into local, regional and state planning activities related to land-use, housing and other built environment decisions, and ensuring that the DoN Healthy Aging Fund invests in initiatives that support age-friendly principles. Further, this position includes ensuring that healthy aging concepts are integrated into other work of the Division, including Mass in Motion. This includes providing technical assistance and capacity building to both Mass in Motion staff in the Division and with the community grantees. The specialist will also be responsible for developing relationships with community coalitions, relevant state agency partners and other stakeholders to advance healthy aging concepts. The specialist will use the World Health Organization’s 8 Domains of Livability (Outdoor space and buildings, Transportation, Housing, Social Participation, Respect and Social Inclusion, Civic Participation and Employment, Communication and Information, Community and Health Services) as a guide to find linkages to activities across the Department. She/he will be responsible for helping build the evidence base for integrating healthy aging concepts into these activities. The position will provide leadership on all these activities through the direct provision of technical assistance in community settings and within Department staff. In addition to direct work in the Division, this position will help coordinate initiatives supporting healthy aging across the Department. Detailed Statement of Duties and Responsibilities:__ *Capacity Building

  • Using the 8 Domains of Livability, identify programs, initiatives and efforts within the Department that provide an opportunity for advancing healthy aging.

  • Develops knowledge and evidence to support healthy aging into identified programs.

  • Develops training and other support for Departmental staff to integrate healthy aging into the identified programs.

  • Ensures the DoN Healthy Aging Fund’s operational objectives including staffing the Fund’s Advisory Committee.

*Technical Assistance

  • Provides assistance to community stakeholders in integrating healthy aging concepts into efforts, specifically but not limited to Mass in Motion communities.

  • Provides assistance in best practices related to engaging older adults and aging stakeholders at both the local and state levels.

  • Provides assistance to community stakeholders on access to and use of health data as it relates to aging.

*Communication

  • Assists in building mechanisms for sharing best practices among community, Departmental and other state agency stakeholders for healthy aging initiatives.

  • Maintains contact, including regular in-person visits, with coalitions and other community stakeholders.

*Evaluation and Assessment

  • Works with the Bureau of Community Health and Prevention and other MDPH stakeholders to create process and outcome measures that will provide measures for understanding how aging concepts are reflected in activities of specifically but not limited to Mass in Motion communities.

*Coordination

  • Facilitates connections of efforts across the Department focused on healthy aging to ensure coordination and collaboration.

  • Supports Department, including Commissioner’s Office, in collaborative work with external partners, including Elder Affairs.

*Other

  • Participates in program planning, and report writing.

  • Other duties as assigned. Preferred Qualifications at Hire: * The ideal candidate should have a thorough understanding of community-based healthy aging principles and a strong understanding of how the social determinants of health support or hinder healthy aging.

  • Experience conducting literature reviews and compiling best practices related to community health strategies.

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with the use of health data to inform decision-making.

  • Experience working with community stakeholders to advance community health, and experience being a representative in multiple types of community settings.

  • Graduate degree in public health, community health or related field, preferred.

  • Knowledge of and experience with Massachusetts’ aging services and networks (e.g. councils on aging, area agencies on aging, etc.) * Experience in the development and implementation of policy, systems and change concepts to prevent and reduce chronic disease and associated risk factors and impact healthy communities.

  • Highly experienced facilitator who can drive large, diverse groups to consensus.

  • Knowledge and experience working with community health stakeholders from multiple backgrounds.

  • Ability to translate quantitative and qualitative data into meaningful, actionable recommendations .

  • Experience developing partnerships, teams and coordinated activities.

  • Skilled presenter, comfortable presenting to large groups on a regular basis.

  • Experience and significant competence working with vulnerable and diverse populations.

  • Experience in planning and evaluating community/public health programs and implementing population-level health promotion interventions.

  • Knowledge of the epidemiological roots of health problems affecting family/group systems.

  • Understanding of the complex interactions between health and the social determinants of health to maintain or improve health.

  • Valid driver’s license. Agency Mission:* * The mission of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is to prevent illness, injury, and premature death, to assure access to high quality public health and health care services, and to promote wellness and health equity for all people in the Commonwealth. We envision a Commonwealth in which all people enjoy optimal health. Massachusetts ranks among the healthiest of states according to comparative analyses, but we face numerous challenges, including chronic and infectious disease, substance abuse, violence, preventable hospitalizations, and health disparities. DPH coordinates programs and policies to address specific diseases and conditions and offer services to address the needs of vulnerable populations. We also develop, implement, promote, and enforce regulations and policies to assure that the conditions under which people live are most conducive to health and enable people to make healthy choices for themselves and their families. We license health professionals, healthcare facilities and a variety of businesses that impact public health. We operate the state laboratory and four public health hospitals. We monitor health status and manage vital records including births, marriages and deaths. We educate people about public health issues and work closely with local boards of health and community partners to identify and solve public health problems. Total Compensation:__ As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including: * 75% state paid medical insurance premium

  • Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans

  • Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs

  • Low cost basic and optional life insurance

  • Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan * 11 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time

  • Tuition Remission for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities

  • Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options

  • Incentive-based Wellness Programs

  • Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities

  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program Pre-Offer Process: A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visithttp://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines. Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website. For questions, please contact Health Human Resources at 1-800-850-6968. *This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

  • Minimum Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have at least (A) four years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional or paraprofessional experience in social work, social casework, health care administration, public health program administration, hospital administration, or in program administration or program management, and (B) or which at least two years must have been in a professional capacity, or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below. Substitutions: I. A Bachelor's degree with a major in social work, health care administration, hospital administration, public health or health services administration may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required (A) experience.* II. A Graduate degree with a major in social work, health care administration, hospital administration, public health or health services administration may be substituted for a maximum of three years of the required (A) experience and one year of the required (B) experience.* *Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed. NOTE: Educational substitutions will only be permitted for a maximum of one year of the required (B) experience. Special Requirements: Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator's License.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job:Planning

Organization:Department of Public Health

Title:Healthy Aging Specialist

Location:Massachusetts-Boston-250 Washington Street

Requisition ID:170004DG


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Assistant Or Associate Professor Of Nursing (Health And Wellness In Aging Populations)

School/Unit: School of Nursing Rank:

Open Department: Family & Community Health Nursing Purpose of Position: Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), the Institute for Inclusion, Inquiry & innovation (iCubed), and the School of Nursing seek applicants for a full-time, 12-month, tenure-eligible position in the Health and Wellness in Aging Populations Transdisciplinary Core.

The chief purpose of this core is to address problems of older and disabled adults “aging in place” within low income senior housing apartment buildings and surrounding neighborhoods in Richmond, Virginia. Collectively, the core will nurture communities to enhance the social and health aspects of older adults’ daily lives; it will address social determinants of health and health disparities facing the population, which is primarily African-American and low-income. The core also will collaborate with health professionals, academics, urban planners, policy experts, and community housing experts to develop a sustainable program of research, education, and service delivery that will translate to the community at large.

Position Responsibilities: The tenure-eligible faculty member will join the Health and Wellness in Aging Populations Transdisciplinary Core contributing 75% effort to this core primarily in research, service and education with remaining effort committed toward Family and Community Health Nursing.

The faculty member will serve as teaching and research faculty within the School of Nursing.

They will share a deep commitment to effective instruction, creation of innovative courses and mentoring of students in research, outreach and professional development related to the core. They will demonstrate leadership in developing techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests, especially in the context of didactic or experiential teaching of nursing and/or interprofessional trainees. The faculty member will be expected to contribute to VCU’s national reputation through research and scholarship (extramural funding, high quality publications, citations, and national recognition as through honorific awards) and maintain active involvement in national or international organizations and bodies.

Scholarship activities will be focused on systematic reviews, observational studies, and health service outcomes evaluation while service will be a composite of departmental, school, university, national and international activities. The faculty will broaden participation among members of under-represented groups. They will demonstrate through research, teaching, and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience and will integrate multicultural approaches and perspectives into instructional methods and research tools.

Required Qualifications: • Doctoral degree in Nursing or related field. • Demonstrated effectiveness in performance as a community-based health science researcher with a focus on health disparities/vulnerable populations. • An established research agenda to the level of assistant professors, and a clear potential for scholarship or creative expression to complement and expand existing expertise in the department; or, an established research / scholarship portfolio commensurate to the level of associate professor, as evidenced by high impact publications, external funding, and multidisciplinary application to underrepresented ethnic minorities. • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU is required. Preferred Qualifications: • A registered nurse with a PhD or post-graduate research training in health services or outcomes research is preferred. • Academic, research and / or professional experiences with urban and other underserved populations • Experiential learning through lived experiences and/or professional service that inform worldviews and/or perspectives about minority group status, to include race, age, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, religion, and disability. To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: www.vcujobs.com Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran's status, political affiliation or disability.



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Director, Columbine Health Systems Center For Healthy Aging

Posting Detail Information Working Title Director, Columbine Health Systems Center for Healthy Aging Posting Number 201700089F Proposed Annual Salary Range Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience Position Type Faculty Work Hours/Week 40 Description of Work Unit Colorado State University is one of the nation’s premier land-grant teaching and research universities with a total enrollment of over 32,000 students. The University consistently has been ranked as a top tier institution by U.

S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges and Universities” and named by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine as one of the top public universities in terms of educational quality and affordability. Nestled at the base of the Rocky Mountain foothills, the campus is located in Fort Collins, a city of approximately 150,000, 65 miles north of Denver. Fort Collins provides a unique blend of big city advantages and small town friendliness, making it an attractive and great place to live.

CSU consists of eight colleges and more than 50 academic departments with the mission to provide a balanced program of teaching, research, extension, and public service. Multiple research centers, including seven university level centers, exist to coalesce interdisciplinary efforts in such areas as water, energy, OneHealth, big data, translational clinical science, and others. Owing to a significant philanthropic gift, CSU is now launching the Columbine Health Systems Center for Healthy Aging.

This gift has established a dedicated 7000 SF center housed within the CSU Health and Medical Center. The designated space provides a tangible opportunity for flexible, dedicated research, educational, and outreach activities. Faculty from multiple colleges have been collaboratively involved in developing a University wide “Aging Research” footprint over the past year, founded on multidisciplinary research expertise, intersections between basic and applied work, and connections with industry, community, and funding partners.

Areas of strength among participants include the biology and diseases of aging; health promotion in aging; cognitive aging, dementias and neurodegenerative diseases; and select psychological, social and behavioral aspects of aging. As part of that effort, CSU recently invested in a new cluster hire in aging research. This effort builds on the current strengths of over 45 faculty (15 hired within the last 3-4 years) and will add several other positions in aging research, including the center director.

As the cornerstone of these efforts, we seek an established and visionary leader in aging research who is committed to collaboration, networking and team building in an interdisciplinary environment, and who is committed to leading the Columbine Health Systems Center for Healthy Aging to national and international prominence. Tenure/Tenure Track? Yes % Research 25% % Teaching 0% % Service 75% % Administration 0% Open Posting Date Open Until Filled Yes To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 09/01/2017 Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 01/01/2018 Position End Date Position Summary The Director of the Center for Healthy Aging is a senior, full-time, twelve-month position.

The Director will have a faculty appointment in an appropriate college and department, and must have credentials and a track record commensurate with the academic rank of full Professor in the candidate’s field. This newly created position has a large administrative component and will be responsible for developing the nascent center at CSU into a nationally and internationally recognized entity. This will include developing strategic partnerships, alliances and collaborations both on and off-campus; developing internal and external advisory boards; coordinating activities across campus and community; taking responsibility for representing the University through networking and professional collaboration with external constituents, industry stakeholders, schools and organizations; and developing resources for programmatic growth and sustainability.

Through the Director, the Center will report to the Vice President for Research and an Executive Board of Deans. The ideal candidate will have a strong research program in aging research which we expect to move to CSU. The candidate will demonstrate strong leadership skills and must be an effective communicator who is able to convey the vision for the Center to multiple audiences.

Candidates should demonstrate strategic thinking skills, organizational savvy, and should be visionary, creative, and inspirational. Effective group communication skills, and capacity to assimilate organizational vision, mission, values and goals are highly desirable traits and instrumental for the success of the Center. Experience in directing a research center and evidence of leadership in the context of interdisciplinary research teams are highly desirable.

We seek to identify a solution-oriented decision maker able to lead others effectively toward common goals. Required Job Qualifications • A PhD, DVM, MD, or other advanced degree(s) plus a minimum 5 years of relevant administrative level experience. • Credentials and track record commensurate with academic rank of full Professor in the candidate’s field. • An established funding record in research related to healthy aging. • Evidence of significant contribution to successful large interdisciplinary scientific initiatives and/or entrepreneurial activities. • Demonstrated success with fundraising or entrepreneurial revenue generation. • Evidence of scholarly accomplishments such as refereed publications, technical reports, books, and grantsmanship. • Experience with strategic planning and long-range project coordination. • Demonstrated excellent written communication ability. • Highly motivated individual with demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple projects in an organized and efficient manner. Preferred Job Qualifications • Experience working closely and independently with administrators of institutions and/or leaders of science programs, organizations or initiatives on a local national and/or international scale. • Demonstrated interpersonal and teamwork skills to successfully work with diverse groups. • Experience in identifying and securing funds from diverse sources such as foundations, private and corporate donors. • Strong organizational and project management skills within and across institutions as demonstrated by work experience. • Experience with establishing and adhering to policies and procedures. • Ability to advance the University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Special Instructions to Applicants Complete applications must include: 1. A 1-3 page cover letter outlining how your professional background and experience match the required and preferred qualifications for the position. Include how your particular individual strengths will help advance aging research at Colorado State University. 2.

A CV/resume including current contact information. 3. A vision statement on scientific, training, outreach, and entrepreneurial opportunities that defines a framework for discovery and impact, focusing on opportunities relevant to CSU. 4. 3-5 professional references that include name, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Background Check Policy Statement Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification.

Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so. EEO Statement Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action.

The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services. Diversity Statement As a land grant University and as nationally recognized innovators, we are committed to the foundational principles of diversity and inclusion. We recognize that our institutional success depends on how well we welcome, value, support, and affirm all members of the Colorado State community and how we represent diverse perspectives in our teaching, research, and service throughout all disciplines.

Search Contact Lise Youngblade, Ph.D., lise.youngblade@colostate.edu, (970) 491-3581 Essential Duties Job Duty Category Center leadership and administration Duty/Responsibility • Define the scope of the Columbine Health Systems Center for Healthy Aging as a tangible, well-articulated, visionary center consistent with the values and mission of a comprehensive, research-intensive, land-grant institution. • Ensure ongoing financial viability and sustainability of the Center. • Build and promote the Center as a credible, comprehensive source of unbiased, science-based information on healthy aging. • Facilitate the securing of external funding including research, program project, center, and training grants. • Serve as a prominent, informed voice representing the Center and constituent groups in leading policy expertise in public forums, media interviews, publications, testimony, speaking engagements and other appropriate venues. • Identify and pursue innovative and entrepreneurial opportunities for CSU to lead, connect and participate in aging agendas and policy. • Represent the Center with external stakeholders, administration, campus-wide committees and greater community connections when appropriate and others as needed. • Facilitate discussion and collaborations among CSU faculty, external stakeholders, researchers and students of various disciplines regarding healthy aging. • Create written and oral products that synthesize experiential and scientific knowledge about important aspects of aging. • Coordinate/develop training opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows. • Strategize on and participate in fundraising and assist in preparing development plans for new projects and initiatives. • Participate in administrative staff and interdepartmental meetings. • Ensure ongoing continuous improvement, creativity, and innovation in all aspects of the Center. • Mentor and support faculty associated with the Center. • Perform other responsibilities as assigned. Percentage Of Time 75% Job Duty Category Research Duty/Responsibility • Maintain strong research program in aging research. • Participate in, consult with, and support as senior leader, team and interdisciplinary research projects consonant with the candidate’s own research program. Percentage Of Time 25% References Requested References Requested Minimum Requested 3 Maximum Requested 5 Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Applicant Documents Required Documents + Cover Letter + Resume or CV + Statement of Research Philosophy Optional Documents



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Occupational Therapy Research Assistant - Cognitive Aging Lab

Posting Details Date Posted 09/11/2017 Working Title Occupational Therapy Research Assistant - Cognitive Aging Lab Anticipated Starting Academic Term Fall Job Type Student Job Category Research Federal Work Study Required? No Job Summary The University is seeking for a Student ResearchAassistant who will be trained in research assessment skills, data entry and data management, as well as basic interview and observation skills for interacting with older adults and caregivers.

Job Requirements Job Requirements include: 1. Approach potential study participants through phone screenings to discuss research opportunities. (Training provided) 2. Attend weekly laboratory meetings and report to the group on progress of assigned duties. 3.

Obtain Informed Consent from patients who are interested in research study participation. (Training provided) 4. Conduct Screening Assessments with patients to determine eligibility status for research studies. (Training provided) 5. Handle sensitive data in a professional manner that complies with all confidentiality rules and regulations. 6.

Communicate clearly and effectively (both verbally and in writing) with colleagues, research coordinator, laboratory staff, research manager, and PI. 7. Must be able to work independently while exhibiting a level of judgement that ensures participant safety and adherence to study protocols and procedures. 8. Flexibility in scheduling work hours around course schedule, as rates of recruitment span and fluctuate across the calendar year. 9.

Conduct data-entry using project data-management system. Child Protection Clearances The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Hourly Pay Rate $15.00 Anticipated Number of Openings 2 Anticipated Hours per Week 5-10 Anticipated Weekly Schedule Flexible around class schedule, but primary hours include 4-6 PM, Monday-Friday Campus Pittsburgh Primary Work Location Forbes Tower 5030 Posting Number S-05524-P Posting Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). + * Are you currently a University of Pittsburgh student or were you enrolled in the previous or upcoming semester? + Yes + No + Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award? + Yes + No + * Are you a current student in the Department of Occupational Therapy? + Yes + No + * Please provide a brief introduction of yourself. (Open Ended Question) + * Please list the main reasons you are interested in the position. (Open Ended Question) + * Do you have previous experience in obtaining informed consent from patients or research participants? If so, please explain. (Open Ended Question) Applicant Documents Required Documents + Resume Optional Documents + Cover Letter



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