Welcome to the National Farm Medicine Center, where we apply research to help ensure the success of every type of agricultural operation.
Whether you are a researcher, safety and health professional, or anyone who works with people involved in production agriculture, you will find resources and information on this website that can help prevent injuries in one of our most hazardous industries. This website also highlights ongoing research projects and resulting outcomes and services.
Our scientists and staff focus on injury prevention, injury surveillance, community outreach and education, the farm microbiome and human immunology, evaluation of programs, and mental well-being. Visit our sister website, CultivateSafety.org, for more resources and information on safety strategies and resources for producers, farm families and media.
National Farm Medicine Center - Marshfield Clinic Research Institute
Associate Research Scientist or Research Scientist*
The Associate Research Scientist or Research Scientist*, in this open rank tenure track position, maintains and conducts a high quality research program, relevant to the area of agricultural health and safety, rural health, and or environmental/occupational health, assisting NFMC in achieving the organizational goals and results within the Marshfield Clinic Research Institute (MCRI). This scientist or clinician-scientist should maintain a strong and consistent record of scientific discovery and he/she will secure externally funded research awards, collaborate with scientists and clinician investigators, and implement translation of their research throughout Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS) and beyond. Remote working conditions will be considered for especially qualified and experienced candidates.
*The successful candidate may be hired as an Associate Research Scientist or Research Scientist based on qualifications and experience.
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Research Coordinator – Bilingual Spanish
The Research Coordinator 1 - Bilingual Spanish, under direct supervision, will work with National Farm Medicine Center research and outreach/education staff as a primary point of connection to Spanish-speaking members of rural and agricultural communities. The coordinator will be knowledgeable about Hispanic/Latino/Latina communities and have high cultural competency in the areas of language and social-cultural beliefs. The coordinator will increase the Center's ability to recruit Spanish-speaking community members to research opportunities as well as disseminate findings in impactful ways. Tasks the coordinator may be assigned to include: in-person and virtual research subject recruitment, consenting research subjects, interviewing and survey data collection, translation of research data, participation in outreach and education events, translation of audio and text, serving as a translator for non-bilingual staff, and other duties typical of a research coordinator. The individual who holds this position exemplifies the Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS) mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with MCHS policies and procedures.
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Research Specialist – MS/MPH:
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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The Cultivate Safety website provides easy access to agricultural safety information and resources for farmers, ranchers, supervisors and media.
National Farm Medicine Center
1000 North Oak Avenue
Marshfield, WI 54449-5790
Phone: 1.800.662.6900 or 715.389.4999