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Job Title: Assistant Professor
Job Number: 37257
Organization: Emory University - School of Medicine
Posted: 6/4/2019
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Academic Institutions
Number of Openings: 2
Location: Atlanta ,  GA    USA
Compensation: TBD
Position Description: The candidate would primarily be involved in research (75%), with other activities in teaching and service. Research activities would support an existing large (15+ member) team, with opportunities to grow independent research. Provides input to study protocol development. May assist in grant and other funding application preparation. Review literature for related research developments and techniques. Assistance with management and conduct of funded projects, including NIH R01 and U01 grants, as a co- investigator. Serves as a technical source for other team members, staff, students, post-doctoral and pre-doctoral fellows, and coinvestigators. Designs, develops and conducts large and/or complex research projects Analyzes and interprets the results of studies. Investigates and recommends alternative approaches to improve the quality of results. Trains research staff and students in specialized procedures and theoretical concepts key to epidemiologic or health services research investigations. Recommends new analytical methods needed for quantitative analysis. Prepares written materials, charts and graphs on specialized techniques and research results for publication or presentation. . Reviews progress of research and evaluates results. Refines/adapts methodologies to fit specific project requirements. Leads in the development of new methods and collaborations. Co-authors and lead author on publications and may present findings with other collaborators at national level meetings/conferences.

Qualifications: - PhD Degree in epidemiology from a highly ranked program Candidates should have a strong record of peer review publications, ideally within the field of transplantation, kidney disease, or chronic disease epidemiology, and a demonstrated ability to secure external funding with the intent to become an independent investigator. Multiple opportunities exist for interdisciplinary collaborations with other academic departments within the School of Medicine or with other nearby institutions such as CDC, Kaiser Permanente, VA or Georgia Tech. In addition, training resources such as conferences and/or continuing education courses on methods, and certificate programs in clinical research are just some of the many training opportunities available for the candidate.

Organization 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 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.

Closing Date: 9/4/2019
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Larissa Teunis,  Assistant Professor
Contact Location: 101 Woodruff Circle

ATLANTA   GA  30307
United States
Contact Location: 101 Woodruff Circle
  ATLANTA   GA  30307
  United States
Contact Phone: 404-727-8907 
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How to Apply: Please apply via the link below:

Additional Information: The requisition number is #37257 on the Emory Careers website/Faculty.

Web Site Delete Date: 9/4/2019