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Job Title: Outcomes Research Faculty Position
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Organization: JPS Center for Outcomes Research
Posted: 2/5/2019
Type: Full-Time
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Number of Openings: 1
Location: Fort Worth,  TX   
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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. This position allows extraordinary opportunities to collaborate with researchers from multiple disciplines, healthcare providers, and health systems leaders. In addition, our faculty and staff are provided abundant structured resources for career and leadership development. We are particularly interested in applications from candidates with expertise or interest in cancer survivorship, liver diseases, implementation science, or health behavior.

The Assistant Member is responsible for developing an independent research program and collaborations with the goal of generating high-quality publications, procuring funding, and influencing positive changes in healthcare. Existing 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 characteristics include an entrepreneurial mentality, highly organized, and team-oriented. 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/9134327/ 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. More information is available about JPS: https://bit.ly/2Rbt1Y0 and the Center for Outcomes Research: https://bit.ly/2Logoed.

Closing Date: 5/5/2019
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Contact Name: Rohit Ojha, DrPH,  Director
Contact Location: 1500 South Main Street

Fort Worth   TX  76104
United States
Contact Location: 1500 South Main Street
 
  Fort Worth   TX  76104
  United States
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Contact Email: jpscor@jpshealth.org
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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/9134327/ass istant-member-fort-worth-tx/.

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