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Employer: JPS Center for Outcomes Research
Located in: Fort Worth, Texas
Degree Required: PhD
|Job Title:||Epidemiology or Health Services Research Faculty|
|Organization:||JPS Center for Outcomes Research|
|Number of Openings:||1|
|Location:||Fort Worth, TX|
|Position Description:||The JPS Center for Outcomes Research invites applications for an institutionally-funded faculty position at the rank of Assistant Member (academic equivalent to Assistant Professor). The purpose of the Center is to conduct innovative health outcomes research that informs healthcare decisions by patients, providers, and policymakers. Our collaborative team of epidemiologists, biostatisticians, and health services researchers are provided abundant resources for career and leadership development. We are particularly interested in applications from epidemiologists or health services researchers with expertise or interest in liver diseases, substance abuse, implementation science, or patient- reported outcomes.
This position allows extraordinary opportunities to collaborate with researchers from multiple disciplines, healthcare providers, and health systems leaders. The Assistant Member is expected to develop an independent research program and collaborations that generate publications and funding to advance the mission of the Center. Established data sources include an accredited institutional cancer registry, the Hepatitis C Outcomes Registry, the HIV Care and Outcomes Registry, and extensive electronic health records. These data sources are ideal for publications, preliminary data for funding proposals, and development of ancillary studies. An adjunct faculty appointment is offered with the CEPH-accredited UNT Health Science Center School of Public Health, which has one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation.
|Qualifications:||Applicants must have a doctoral degree (PhD, DrPH, ScD) or medical degree with graduate training (e.g. MD/MPH) in epidemiology, health services research, psychology, or a related field. Postdoctoral training or patient-oriented research experience is desired. Key personal traits include an entrepreneurial mentality and ability to thrive in multidisciplinary research teams. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. The start date is negotiable. Please submit a cover letter summarizing research interests and a curriculum vitae through our online application system: https://jobs.jpshealthnet.org/job/8360236/ assistant-member-fort-worth-tx/
|Organization Description:||JPS Health Network is an urban, public healthcare system in Fort Worth, TX that has supported healthier lives for more than a century. The health network comprises a 573-bed teaching hospital and more than 40 satellite health centers. JPS encourages a culturally rich and patient- focused environment by hiring a diverse group of talented, compassionate team members with a heart for public service. The Dallas-Fort Worth area has a low cost of living; vibrant arts, music, and culture; diverse recreational activities; and is consistently ranked one of the Best Places to Live in the United States by US News & World Report.
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|Contact Name:||Rohit Ojha, DrPH|
|Contact Location:||1500 South Main Street
Fort Worth TX 76104
|Contact Location:||1500 South Main Street|
|Fort Worth TX 76104|
|How to Apply:||
Please submit a cover letter summarizing research interests and a curriculum vitae through our online application system: https://jobs.jpshealthnet.org/job/8360236/ass istant-member-fort-worth-tx/
Posted on 11/30/2018
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