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Socio-economic cost of food hypersensitivity on the island of Ireland

This study consists of an extensive literature review and examination of available datasets, regarding medically diagnosed food allergies (FA) and coeliac disease (CD) on the island of Ireland.  This initial review will feed into a larger survey study, which will be constructed with careful consideration to similar surveys studies (and their methods) in the literature, […]

December 3, 2018 Read more →

Cadmium and other Heavy Metals – Detection and Mitigation in Horticultural Produce, Soils and other Crops (CREDIT)

Recent mandatory testing has indicated that a proportion of Irish horticultural produce may be at risk of failing European maximum levels (MLs) for cadmium (Cd). This project provides research to mitigate threats to Irish agricultural and horticultural production industries from heavy metal uptake and will develop practical solutions of international interest while building a national […]

November 19, 2018 Read more →

Administrative Coordinator

The Administrative Coordinator will be responsible for providing advanced level professional customer service, administrative and technical support to the staff of the Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center (Resource Center), external stakeholders, and outside agencies. The Administrative Coordinator functions as a team member of the Administrative Department of the Resource Center. The Administrative Coordinator is responsible […]

August 28, 2018 Read more →

Youth Ambassador

The Youth Ambassador brings a youth and foster care perspective to the various state initiatives of the Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center (Resource Center). The Youth Ambassador will gain a representative perspective of Pennsylvania’s older foster youth through extensive interaction with youth throughout the State who are or have been in substitute care. Based on […]

July 24, 2018 Read more →

Curriculum and Instructional Specialist

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Curriculum and Instructional Specialist who will be responsible for designing, developing, and revising child welfare curriculum to be delivered in a variety of formats, including classroom, online, and blended learning environments, for the Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center (Resource Center). The Curriculum and Instructional Specialist functions as a […]

October 16, 2017 Read more →

Evaluation Coordinator

The University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Child Welfare in Mechanicsburg is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Evaluation Coordinator. The Evaluation Coordinator position functions as a team member of the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center (Resource Center) as well as a team member of the Research and Evaluation Department whose […]

September 27, 2017 Read more →

Lab Technician

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Lab Technician who will be responsible for data collection and analysis, according to protocols defined in NIH grant applications. He/she will also be responsible for the care and maintenance of animals, according to standards defined by the federal government and the University of Pittsburgh IACUC. In addition, this […]

June 14, 2017 Read more →

PrinciPAL, harnessing the potential of plasma activated liquids for bio-medical applications

PhD Project opportunity: The exposure of aqueous solutions to non-thermal plasmas results in the generation of relatively long-lived secondary reactive species which are biologically active and have demonstrated anti-microbial and cytotoxic activity. These solutions are of interest for decontamination of surfaces, wounds and food products while providing the advantages of off-site production, storability and ease […]

January 19, 2017 Read more →

Trainer and Consultant Coordinator

The Trainer and Consultant Coordinator is responsible for the recruitment, development, and maintenance of trainers and consultants for the Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center (Resource Center). These tasks include coordinating the trainer and consultant onboarding process, writing and managing ongoing correspondence with them, tracking their participation in professional development opportunities, and observing and evaluating their […]

December 16, 2016 Read more →

Supervisor

The Regional Team Supervisor will be responsible for oversight of the provision of services designed to improve outcomes for agencies, children, youth, and families in the child welfare system. Participates as a member of the Leadership Team, actively engaging in quality improvement efforts through Defining, Assessment, Planning, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation designed to support the […]

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Parent Ambassador

The Parent Ambassador will help ensure diverse participation in the planning, development, and delivery of statewide and the Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center (Resource Center) initiatives. The Parent Ambassador is an individual who has had the experience of being a primary caregiver and decision maker for a child involved with the child welfare system. This […]

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Youth Quality Improvement Specialist

The Youth Quality Improvement Specialist (YQIS) is an individual who has had involvement with the child welfare system as a youth. The YQIS will integrate the family and youth perspective through regular attendance at statewide work groups and initiatives, participation in curriculum development, training delivery, and providing technical assistance to child welfare agencies. This individual […]

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Practice Improvement Specialist

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Practice Improvement Specialist in the Mechanicsburg location. They will be responsible for responding to county public child welfare agencies and their partners in order to assist in enhancing child welfare practices for better outcomes for children, youth, and families. The Practice Improvement Specialist supports the implementation of […]

October 25, 2016 Read more →

Director of Academic Advisement

  The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Director of Academic Advisement in the department of Nurs-Student Services . They will report to the Assistant Dean for Student Services and provides strategic oversight and management of student advisement and course scheduling for the undergraduate and graduate programs, within the School of Nursing at the […]

July 3, 2015 Read more →

Curriculum and Trainer Development Supervisor

  The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Curriculum and Trainer Development Supervisor. They will be responsible for oversight of the development of products and services designed to improve outcomes for agencies, children, youth, and families in the child welfare system. The Curriculum and Trainer Development Supervisor is responsible for leading and supporting instructional […]

June 25, 2015 Read more →