Assistant Professor - Department of Surgery – Health Services Research Center
Emory University’s Department of Surgery seeks a full-time epidemiologist or health services researcher at the rank of Assistant Professor tenure-track to join a robust team centered on improving surgical health outcomes through innovative and rigorous scientific research. The incumbent will be associated with the Health Services Research Center within the School of Medicine, which includes a focus on developing pragmatic investigations around healthcare access and quality of care. Candidates should possess a strong interest in the field of epidemiology, surveillance data systems, social determinants of health, multi-level interventions, pragmatic trials, dissemination & implementation research, and/or quality metrics with a developed emphasis in surgery health services and outcomes research.
The successful applicant will be expected to establish an innovative, independent, collaborative and extramurally funded research program in surgical health services and outcomes. A preferred research focus should broadly fit within the Health Services Research Center’s mission of advancing healthcare access, quality, value and outcomes of all patients. The selected individual can aspire to capitalize on opportunities for collaborations with other academic departments within the School of Medicine or with other nearby institutions such as CDC, Kaiser Permanente, VA or Georgia Tech. Evidence of teaching and mentoring graduate level trainees is desired.
· PhD Degree in epidemiology from a highly ranked program
Candidates should have a strong record of peer review publications, ideally within the field of health services research, epidemiology, or chronic disease epidemiology, and a demonstrated ability to secure external funding with the intent to become an independent investigator. Preference will be given to applicants with an established track record in interdisciplinary collaboration as well as innovative ideas and experience from which to build a strong research portfolio.
Emory Healthcare is the largest health care system in Georgia, and the only health network in the state that brings together a full range of hospitals, clinics, and local practices.
Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.
Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.