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Job Title: Assistant Member (Cancer Outcomes Research)
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Organization: JPS Center for Outcomes Research
Posted: 11/20/2019
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 Center is a research unit embedded within a health system. The purpose of the Center is to drive innovation and discover solutions that improve health outcomes and healthcare delivery for vulnerable populations. We are particularly interested in applications from candidates with expertise or interest in cancer epidemiology or health services research. This position will partner with healthcare providers in the JPS Oncology and Infusion Center, which is a Comprehensive Community Cancer Program accredited by the Commission on Cancer since 2010.

The Assistant Member is responsible for developing an independent research program and establishing collaborations with the goal of generating high-quality publications, procuring funding, and influencing positive changes in cancer care. Existing data sources include an accredited institutional cancer registry and extensive electronic health records, with substantial opportunities for primary data collection. These data sources are ideal for publications, preliminary data for funding proposals, and development of ancillary studies. Secondary appointments are available with the CEPH-accredited UNT Health Science Center School of Public Health, which has one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, and with the Fort Worth School of Medicine.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a doctoral degree (PhD, DrPH, ScD) in epidemiology, health services research, or a related field. Candidates with postdoctoral training or experience with patient-centered research are particularly encouraged. Other desirable characteristics include an entrepreneurial mentality, strong project management skills, and an interest in team science. 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/9458000/a ssistant-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.

Closing Date: 2/21/2020
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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/9458000/assi stant-member-fort-worth-tx/

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