Emory

Assistant Professor- Surgery, Health Services Research Center

Job Number
84709
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Division
School Of Medicine
Department
SOM: Surgery: Transplant
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Atlanta
Location : Name
Emory University Hospital
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable

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Description

Emory University’s Department of Surgery seeks a full-time epidemiologist or health services researcher at the rank of Assistant Professor 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 with applications in a number of potential surgical disciplines (e.g., pediatric surgery, oncology, GI, transplant, etc). Candidates should possess a strong interest in the field of health services research and have specific methodological expertise in at least one of the following areas: qualitative research methods, quality measurement and metrics, clinical decisions science, behavioral sciences, comparative effectiveness research, and/or dissemination & implementation research, with a developed emphasis in surgery health services and outcomes research.

 

Description
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 as well as with joint appointments in methodologically-related departments within the Rollins School of Public Health or other relevant departments. Evidence of teaching and mentoring graduate level trainees is desired.


Minimum Qualifications:
• PhD Degree in health services research, epidemiology, or a related field, 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 a related field, 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.

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