Prevention Science and Methodology Group To Host HIV Prevention Virtual Grand Rounds

Ce-PIM‘s Prevention Science and Methodology Group (PSMG) is a virtual network of more than 425 empirical researchers and methodologists aimed to advance the field of prevention science and support the implementation of evidence-based prevention programs. The PSMG grand rounds are now conducted virtually over the internet, allowing the audience to view, question, and comment live from their own computer with leading scientists and methodologists at no cost. Continue Reading ▶︎

Medill School of Journalism Seeking Full-Time Faculty Member with Expertise in SGM Media Coverage

Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications seeks to hire a full-time faculty member (open rank) with expertise in media coverage of sexual and gender minorities for the Daniel H. Renberg Chair. The search is open to academics and journalists.

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Third Coast Center for AIDS Research Seeks Research Project Coordinator

Third Coast Center for AIDS Research is currently hiring for a research project coordinator. This position will help implement a study looking at knowledge, attitudes and preferences to accessing HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) among women of color in Chicago. The position will include a range of activities including survey administration, supporting qualitative interviews including note taking and depending on interest and skills, assisting with the analysis and study administration. Continue Reading ▶︎

RADAR Data Research Study Assistant

Job Summary: Performs research assistance around data collection and data management tasks across the RADAR Project, with a focus on monitoring network data integrity, managing results of biomedical and laboratory tests, medical records data extraction, and psychosocial/interview data. Assists in the development of study SOP’s and study manuals. Facilitates training in and communication of study protocols to interviewers. Continue Reading ▶︎

Project VOICE Internship

Project VOICE (Visualizing Our Identities, Connections, and Environments) is a mixed-methods project that explores how networks, venues, and neighborhoods function as risk environments for young men who have sex with men of different racial groups. The project is currently seeking 1-2 interns to begin in September 2017. Read more about our Project VOICE internship, as well as our Evaluation internship, here. Continue Reading ▶︎

Grant Writer

Reporting to the associate director, the grant writer is responsible for writing proposals to funding agencies including federal, state, foundation and corporation. The candidate should have a proven track record in producing successful grant proposals.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify, cultivate, solicit, and secure funding from sponsors.
  • Write proposals, reports, letters of inquiry, briefing materials for meetings and site visits and other documents.
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YRBS R01 Featured in the Huffington Post

The YRBS R01, a project in ISGMH’s EDIT program utilizing YRBS (Youth Risk Behavior Survey) data to assess alcohol use disparities among young sexual minority populations, was featured in the Huffington Post. The Huffington Post article highlights important recent LGBTQ wellness stories and cites results from a YRBS R01 publication indicating high school students identifying as bisexual or reporting having partners of multiple sexes were up to twice as likely as their heterosexual counterparts to engage in alcohol use.   Continue Reading ▶︎

Part-Time Contracted Developer

The Role

Network Canvas is recruiting for a part-time contracted developer to work alongside our lead developer and academic team to facilitate the goals of our grant. Under the supervision of our lead developer, you will architect, implement, document, test, and otherwise support the development of the Network Canvas software suite and its web presence. Continue Reading ▶︎

Dr. Michael Newcomb Featured in NBC Out

Dr. Michael Newcomb, ISGMH’s associate director for scientific development, was recently quoted in NBC Out speaking on the importance of evidence-based, inclusive sex education. In its July 2017 edition, Teen Vogue published A Guide to Anal Sex” to provide  thorough, fact-based sex education for teens.  Because of the subject matter, the article led to frank, and sometimes controversial, discussion across social media and other media outlets.   Continue Reading ▶︎