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The Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging (BRIA) is a premiere, not-for-profit research and service organization in Cleveland, Ohio. For over 50 years, BRIA's Center for Research and Education (formerly the Margaret Blenkner Research Institute) has been a nationally and internationally recognized leader in aging and caregiving research. We are excited to invite applications for a Full time position as a Research Scientist in the Center for Research and Education.

Successful candidates will have recently received a PhD, and will be expected to establish a competitive, impactful program of grant-funded research. He/She also should be committed to translating research into useful programs, information, and products for older adults and/or their caregivers. Of particular interest, are candidates specializing in health and wellness, active aging, and/or social engagement. Candidates also should be interested in collaborating with health and social service organizations and programs, including BRIA's community services and senior centers.

The desired candidate will have:

    • Recently received a doctoral degree in Sociology, Psychology, Gerontology, Public Health, Social Work, Nursing, Human Development, or related fields
    • Some experience with and a strong interest in grant writing; publishing; and presenting research to local, national, and international audiences
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • A commitment to building a career in the field of applied aging research
    • A commitment to translating research into useful programs, products, and/or information
    • A high value for team-based research that involves professionals from various disciplines and degree-levels.

Interested persons should submit one combined PDF that includes:

    • A letter of interest
    • Curriculum vitae
    • 1 page summary of research interests and rationale for seeking a position in non-university setting
    • 3 names of professional references who can be contacted for recommendation letters
    • Up to 3 samples of published or unpublished articles or book chapters.

BRIA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

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