University of Pennsylvania RESEARCH INVESTIGATOR SR in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-24034

Posted Job Title RESEARCH INVESTIGATOR SR

School Name Perelman School of Medicine

Org FM-Family Medicine

Posted to the Web 09/30/2016

Posted Job/Salary Grade RES

Employment Type Exempt

Hours 40.00

Position Type Full Time

Position Schedule 8AM-5PM

Months 12

Position Length Contingent Upon Funding

Position End Date

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Duties

We seek an experienced researcher to serve as a Senior Research Investigator to provide scientific oversight in a research program. The candidate will oversee the design, implementation, and dissemination of multi-site research projects concerning comparative effectiveness and health systems delivery research with a focus on the prevention and control of cancer and other chronic diseases. The position requires experience in the development of manuscripts and grants as well as methodological experience needed to guide students and fellows. We seek a candidate with ability to manage research projects collaboratively with clinicians and researchers including international collaborators. A background in epidemiology or in the applications of biostatistics is desired. The research program seeks to improve access to care and eliminate disparities. Methodologies used include case-control, retrospective and prospective cohort, and clinical trials using behavioral economics methods. Many studies use healthcare data leveraging the electronic medical records. The position will work closely with Chyke A. Doubeni, Chair and The Presidential Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health. There may be opportunities for teaching and possible adjunct faculty appointment based on experience and previous track record.

Qualifications

PhD and 5 years to 7 years of experience is required.

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/21806

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  • What is your highest level of education completed?

  • Less than high school education

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Vocational or Technical School

  • Associate's Degree or Two Year College

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Master's Degree

  • PHD/MD/JD or equivalent doctoral degree


  • How many years of experience do you have related to this position?

  • 0 to 1 Year

  • 1 to 2 Years

  • 2 to 3 Years

  • 3 to 5 Years

  • 5 to 7 Years

  • 7 to 10 Years

  • Over 10 Years

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume

Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter