Associate Research Scientist

National Farm Medicine Center
Marshfield Clinic Research Institute

The Associate Research Scientist maintains and conducts a high quality research program to achieve the organizational goals and results within the Marshfield Clinic Research Institute (MCRI). The research activities are determined by the National Farm Medicine Center (NFMC) Center Director and there may be opportunities to participate in and receive some funding from existing funded research projects.

The scientist in this tenure track position will conduct independent, original, applied (translational) research in agricultural safety and health; publish peer-reviewed manuscripts; secure extramural funding; and collaborate with NFMC and MCRI scientists, clinician investigators, and external scientists. This individual is expected to be involved in national and international scientific endeavors, including peer-review mechanisms, and presentations at professional conferences. Options to participate in leadership roles within the NFMC and/or the NIOSH-funded National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety are available.

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Research Specialist

National Farm Medicine Center
Marshfield Clinic Research Institute

The Research Specialist will assist in the development and coordination of research efforts focused on rural and agricultural health informatics, child agricultural injury prevention, and agricultural safety and health. Many of these assignments will have an emphasis on quantitative and qualitative data collection, translational efforts, data management, and research logistics. This individual will collaborate with other Center staff on projects as assigned and be responsible for assistance with analysis of research data and communication of research results.

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Agricultural & Industrial Safety & Health

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES)

This position is a 9-month, tenure-track appointment with approximately 50% extension and 50% teaching and applied research responsibilities. The successful candidate will provide leadership in the area of agricultural and industrial occupational safety and health, with emphasis on eliminating safety hazards, reducing injuries and fatalities, and improving worker health across the spectrum of production agriculture.

Closing date: August 1, 2019

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Compeer Financial County Fair Facility Upgrade Grant Program

The mission of the County Fair Facility Upgrade Grant Program is to support rural areas in Compeer Financial’s territory by funding county fair organizations as they repair fairground livestock buildings, 4-H buildings or livestock judging arenas.

County fairs enhance rural communities by bringing people of all ages together to learn and experience agriculture. This grant program is designed to help fund upgrades and repairs of fairgrounds and facilities so fairs can continue to offer the best possible experience year after year.

Funding of up to $3,000 per fair is available.  Eligibility is determined by fairground – must be a county fair organization located within the Compeer Financial territory in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Illinois.

Application deadline is March 31, 2019.

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HICAHS Community-Initiated Small Grants Program

The High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (HICAHS) is one of ten national Agricultural Safety and Health Centers sponsored by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).

Grant money is available to community-based organizations for the development of programs that
promotes health and safety in agriculture, forestry, and fishing. All projects that address issues related to the type of agricultural and forestry in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming will be considered. Projects that align to the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) for Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing will be given a higher priority.

A maximum of $12,000 can be granted per application and these funds must be spent by August 14,

Application deadline is April 11, 2019.

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Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety Pilot Projects

MCOHSThe Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety (MCOHS) is now accepting applications for their pilot projects research training program.   Grants ranging from $5,000 to a maximum of $20,000 are available to occupational health and safety (OHS) researchers at educational institutions in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Areas of OHS include industrial hygiene, occupational and environmental health nursing, occupational and environmental epidemiology, occupational and environmental medicine, occupational health services research and policy, injury epidemiology and safety, ergonomics, toxicology, health physics, and occupational health psychology.

Application deadline is April 19, 2019.

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GPCAH Pilot Grant Program

The Great Plains Center offers grant funding to both scholarly researchers and community organizations engaged in agricultural safety and health activities. The objective of this small grant program is to serve as an incubator for new agricultural health and safety research, prevention, intervention, community outreach, and translation projects that have high likelihood of leading to more comprehensive projects or activities. It is anticipated that the GPCAH will fund three or four projects during the 2018-19 funding cycle.  …

CHS Funding for Farmer Health and Well-being

Farmers and ranchers are often at the mercy of factors beyond their control — and that unpredictability can take a toll. CHS is undertaking a special funding opportunity to support organizations helping farmers and ranchers navigate the uncertainties and stresses of ag production in challenging weather and economic situations.

Application deadline is July 8, 2019.

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HICAHS Pilot Grants Program

HICAHS is seeking proposals for awards up to $25,000 for the project period October 2019 – August 2020.

The High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (HICAHS) Pilot Grants program funds innovative research projects that promote health and safety in the agriculture, forestry, and fishing industries. Extra consideration is given to projects that directly impact the HICAHS region, which includes Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.

Projects in this cycle will be funded at a level up to $25,000 (including 8% indirect costs) for a ~10 month project duration, with an estimated project start date of October 1-15, 2019. All project monies must be spent by August 15, 2020.

Application deadline is  July 31, 2019.

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El Fondo de Nuestra Comunidad

El Fondo de Nuestra Comunidad, an affiliate of The Saint Paul & Minnesota Community Foundations, is currently seeking proposals for projects, initiatives or programs providing immigration-related legal services, outreach around legal services or programs that help people on the pathway to citizenship, civic engagement, increasing access to culturally sensitive mental health services and organizing to ensure a robust response to the 2020 census. …