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Postdoctoral Fellowship

Division of Behavior & Communication Sciences
Department of Clinical Sciences - 
UT Southwestern Medical Center

A postdoctoral fellowship is available to enhance research capacity in interventional healthcare delivery research, with an emphasis on multiple chronic conditions. Fellowship will provide the successful candidate with opportunity to engage in mentored research. Fellow will gain research experience in recruitment of research participants, primary data collection, integrative data analysis, and implementation science and evaluation.

Sponsored by Simon Craddock Lee, PhD MPH, the fellow will join a highly collegial group of faculty investigators, physician scientists, and professional research staff conducting inter-disciplinary team science to alleviate health disparities, especially in urban and rural safety-net settings. 

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is one of the world’s leading health science research institutions, with nationally-ranked clinical training programs and a robust commitment to advancing clinical and translational research under the auspices of the NIH-funded Center for Translational Medicine. Unique resources include
  • sophisticated EMR data extraction and reporting of granular patient-level data
  • qualitative research core with professional scientific staff
  • research database design and programming to support studies
  • robust institutional partnerships to facilitate study among insured, under- and uninsured populations:  
    • Parkland Health & Hospital System, the integrated safety-net system for Dallas County 
    • Childrens’ Medical Center, a premier pediatric network including community-based pediatric primary care and pediatric tertiary care hospital 
    • Southwestern Health Resources, an accountable care organization partnership with Texas Health Resources serving 16 North Texas counties through a network of >300 clinics and hospitals 

The successful candidate will work with Dr. Lee and faculty colleagues to tailor Fellowship to meet individualized learning needs, further develop research knowledge and skills, and establish their own program of research. The fellowship offers opportunities for:

  • Mentorship and training
  • Participation as a co-investigator on multi-disciplinary team science 
  • Guidance and support in grant writing and budget development
  • Development and submission of manuscripts for peer-reviewed publication
  • Pedagogic opportunities to provide lectures and/or small group teaching 
  • Campus postdoctoral resources

Dallas is the ninth largest county and one of the most ethnically diverse in the US. As a major urban metroplex, the Dallas-Arlington-Fort Worth region continues to experience rapid population growth, with arts and culture offerings as renowned as the athletic franchises.


Terms of the Fellowship
The fellowship is a one-year full-time position, with potential for a second year, subject to performance review. Anticipated start date July 1, 2017 (may be negotiable).
Salary will reflect federal NRSA 2017 stipend levels (base: ~$47,500 + years post-PhD), with benefits.


Eligible Applicants 
Eligible applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • The Fellowship is open to US citizens and permanent residents at the time of application;
  • Completion of a PhD or equivalent in public health OR a health research-focused social science within the last 5 years. Students currently enrolled in a doctoral program must provide evidence of degree-in-hand prior to being offered the fellowship;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Bilingual English/Spanish language would be an advantage, but is not required.


Application Process
Initial inquiries should include the following components:

  • A cover letter that includes a brief outline of Fellowship goals and relevance to faculty investigator research activities
  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae noting all peer-reviewed publications and presentations
  • 2-3 academic or professional references available for telephone or email follow-up

Please send submit packet to SimonCraddock.Lee@utsouthwestern.edu 
Formal application will be invited to submit using via UT Southwestern on-line HR portal.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  
Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.


 



 

Research Division Faculty Openings

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School


The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS) invites applications for open rank faculty research positions. The Research Division has expertise in stakeholder engaged interventions across the healthcare landscape.  Focus areas include interventions enhancing care for vulnerable populations, cancer survivors, and racial/ethnic minorities using combined mixed methods. Six core division faculty with well-developed primary care research portfolios include: Benjamin Crabtree PhD, Elizabeth Clark MD, MPH, Lynn Clemow PhD, Jeanne Ferrante MD, MPH, Heather Lee PhD, and Shawna Hudson, PhD (Division Chief).  Faculty have content expertise in cancer prevention and control (Hudson, Crabtree, Ferrante), cardiovascular disease (Clemow), obesity (Ferrante), diabetes (Crabtree, Ferrante, Clemow, Hudson), substance use (Lee) and integrated behavioral health (Clemow, Lee).

The Division maintains a nurturing and productive environment that fosters collaborative trans-disciplinary approaches to improving quality of care, and in 2016 was ranked #11 nationally in NIH funding (Blue Ridge Institute).  Faculty have received major funding from multiple sources including the National Institutes for Health (NCI, NHLBI, NIDDK), the CDC, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ). It is home to the New Jersey Primary Care Research Network, an AHRQ recognized Practice Based Research Network (PBRN) that has been operational for more than 10 years and consists of nearly 120 primary care practices, more than 300 physicians and approximately 750,000 patients. In addition, the Division also employees 6 full time staff members with expertise in quantitative data collection/management (e.g., medical record abstraction, automated survey data collection using DatStat, SNAP, Qualtrics and Teleform) and analysis, qualitative data collection (e.g., depth interviews, field observations, participant observation, focus groups) and analysis, and practice facilitation. 

Successful applicants will find a wide range of experts within Rutgers, including collaborators within the Division’s physical home at the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, as well as in the Cancer Institute of New Jersey and many other units of the university. Collaborations both within the Division and nationally are expected.  Successful applicants will be expected to develop and sustain an extramurally funded research program and contribute to the community health, teaching and clinical missions of RWJMS.

An attractive recruitment package will include a competitive salary and start-up funds. Successful applicants will have a doctoral degree (PhD/MD or equivalent) and a demonstrated record of scholarship as appropriate to their faculty rank.  Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2017 and continue until the positions are filled. The expected start date is July 2017. Salary and rank commensurate with experience.  Applicants please send a letter of inquiry, curriculum vitae, and sample publications to:

Ms. Dorna Edwards at edwarddo@rwjms.rutgers.edu

Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Rutgers RWJMS

125 Paterson Street, MEB Room 288, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903-0019

 

Rutgers is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.



 

CWRU Transdisciplinary Fellowship in Primary Care Research

What is it? A full-time, postdoctoral, mentored research program in Primary Care Research that includes an appointment as a National Research Service Award (NRSA) Fellow at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU). We accept clinicians and non-clinicians (e.g., social scientists, public health professionals, and others with doctoral degrees) into this 2-3 year fellowship program funded by Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

Who should Apply? US Citizens and permanent residents with MDs, PhDs or other clinical or nonclinical doctoral degrees who seek to become leaders in the field of Primary Care Research.  We seek to recruit a diverse and synergistic cohort to engage in team learning and collaboration across priority areas.  Fellows receive 2-3 years of funding, with the potential to earn a Master’s degree for selected fellows.

Five paths, one Mission

The mission of the program is to develop leaders who seek to integrate a primary care framework to improve population and public health in the United States. Priority areas are (1) Child Health and Policy, (2) Quality of Health and Healthcare, and (3) Health Equity. Partnering programs and priority leads include:

 

The Program

·       Individualized program: graduate coursework, potential to earn Master’s Degree for selected fellows

·       Methods-focused Journal Club attended by diverse multidisciplinary program faculty

·       Peer and faculty Works-in-Progress seminars

·       Leadership development

 

How to Apply

Submit a CV with cover letter and a 1-2 page Personal Statement including research interests, experience, and your goals for this fellowship. Please provide names & contact information (e-mail and phone) for three references. Letters of reference are optional. Send by email to the Center for Child Health and Policy at childhealthpolicy@case.edu  (tel: 216-844-0067; web: childhealthpolicycenter.org/t32-hrsa). Rolling admissions.

 

In employment and education, CWRU is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  For more information, please visit: https://case.edu/diversity/


Family and Community Medicine Research Tenure Track Faculty Positions

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

The Department of Family and Community Medicine, Penn State College of Medicine/Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA seeks applicants for research faculty positions. These positions will focus on increasing primary care research capacities of a vibrant, growing academic department of Family and Community Medicine with clinical and educational opportunities available.

The Department has research expertise in the following areas:

·       Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

·       Health Services Research

·       Practice Transformation

·       Chronic Disease

The Department has senior research faculty available for mentoring, dedicated core research support staff, and a rural community-based research network. There are many opportunities to collaborate across the Hershey Medical Center and Penn State campus. The positions are open to physician scientists and doctoral level trained applicants with a research focus linked to primary care. 

Located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, we offer a great place to live, work, play, and learn. Known as the home of the Hershey chocolate bar, Hershey’s community is rich in history and offers a diverse culture. We’re conveniently located a short distance from major cities like Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, New York City, Baltimore, and Washington DC. Our local neighborhoods boast a reasonable cost of living whether you prefer a more suburban setting or thriving city rich in theater, arts, and culture. We’re proud of our community involvement and encourage you to learn more about our organization by visiting our website at www.pennstatehershey.org.


For more information and to apply online, please visit and search Family and Community Medicine positions at: http://careers.pennstatehershey.org/job-opportunities/physicians

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Mack Ruffin, MD, Department Chair for Family and Community Medicine at mruffin@hmc.psu.edu or by phone at 717-531-8187.

We look forward to you joining us to celebrate our 50th Anniversary in 2017. 

The Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.
EOE – M/W/PV/D.

 


Faculty Research Physician- Academics and Research 
Carolinas HealthCare System

The Department of Family Medicine at Carolinas Healthcare seeks a Family Physician to serve as a Faculty Physician with a focus in clinical research. Ideal candidates should demonstrate innovation and scholarship with experience and interest in medical/scientific writing and management of clinical trial investigations, a record of grant funded clinical research, lead authorship on peer reviewed journal publications, and a demonstrated ability to balance education, research, and clinical care responsibilities. 

This full time position will be comprised of 45% clinical allocation, 30% research allocation, and 25% teaching/administration allocation. Clinical allocation will include both inpatient and outpatient work as well as precepting. The position reports directly to the Senior Academic Chair and the Research and Education Vice Chair. They will also work closely with the physicians at Elizabeth Family Medicine, the Family Medicine UME and GME programs, and the primary care research team. 

Key Roles and Responsibilities: 

Academics:

Research:

Clinical:

Interested candidates should contact:
Michele Rocco
Michele.rocco@carolinashealthcare.org


 




 

 

 







Research Division Faculty Openings

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS) invites applications for open rank faculty research positions. The Research Division has expertise in stakeholder engaged interventions across the healthcare landscape.  Focus areas include interventions enh



Research Division Faculty Openings

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School



Research Division Faculty Openings

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School



Family and Community Medicine Research Tenure Track Faculty Positions

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

The Department of Family and Community Medicine, Penn State College of Medicine/Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA seeks applicants for research faculty positions. These positions will focus on increasing primary care research capacities of a vibrant, growing academic department of Family and Community Medicine with clinical and educational opportunities available.

The Department has research expertise in the following areas: 

·       Cancer Prevention and Early Detection 

·       Health Services Research 

·       Practice Transformation 

·       Chronic Disease

The Department has senior research faculty available for mentoring, dedicated core research support staff, and a rural community-based research network. There are many opportunities to collaborate across the Hershey Medical Center and Penn State campus. The positions are open to physician scientists and doctoral level trained applicants with a research focus linked to primary care. 

Located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, we offer a great place to live, work, play, and learn. Known as the home of the Hershey chocolate bar, Hershey’s community is rich in history and offers a diverse culture. We’re conveniently located a short distance from major cities like Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, New York City, Baltimore, and Washington DC. Our local neighborhoods boast a reasonable cost of living whether you prefer a more suburban setting or thriving city rich in theater, arts, and culture. We’re proud of our community involvement and encourage you to learn more about our organization by visiting our website at www.pennstatehershey.org.


For more information and to apply online, please visit and search Family and Community Medicine positions at: http://careers.pennstatehershey.org/job-opportunities/physicians 

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Mack Ruffin, MD, Department Chair for Family and Community Medicine at mruffin@hmc.psu.edu or by phone at 717-531-8187.

We look forward to you joining us to celebrate our 50th Anniversary in 2017. 

The Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. 
EOE – M/W/PV/D.


Family and Community Medicine Research Tenure Track Faculty Positions

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

The Department of Family and Community Medicine, Penn State College of Medicine/Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA seeks applicants for research faculty positions. These positions will focus on increasing primary care research capacities of a vibrant, growing academic department of Family and Community Medicine with clinical and educational opportunities available.

The Department has research expertise in the following areas: 

·       Cancer Prevention and Early Detection 

·       Health Services Research 

·       Practice Transformation 

·       Chronic Disease

The Department has senior research faculty available for mentoring, dedicated core research support staff, and a rural community-based research network. There are many opportunities to collaborate across the Hershey Medical Center and Penn State campus. The positions are open to physician scientists and doctoral level trained applicants with a research focus linked to primary care. 

Located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, we offer a great place to live, work, play, and learn. Known as the home of the Hershey chocolate bar, Hershey’s community is rich in history and offers a diverse culture. We’re conveniently located a short distance from major cities like Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, New York City, Baltimore, and Washington DC. Our local neighborhoods boast a reasonable cost of living whether you prefer a more suburban setting or thriving city rich in theater, arts, and culture. We’re proud of our community involvement and encourage you to learn more about our organization by visiting our website at www.pennstatehershey.org.


For more information and to apply online, please visit and search Family and Community Medicine positions at: http://careers.pennstatehershey.org/job-opportunities/physicians 

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Mack Ruffin, MD, Department Chair for Family and Community Medicine at mruffin@hmc.psu.edu or by phone at 717-531-8187.

We look forward to you joining us to celebrate our 50th Anniversary in 2017. 

The Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. 
EOE – M/W/PV/D.


  • The Center for Child Health and Policy (Department of Pediatrics, CWRU School of Medicine and UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital):  Lawrence Kleinman, MD, MPH (Fellowship Director) Lawrence.Kleinman@case.edu
  •  The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health (CWRU School of Medicine):  Sue Flocke, PhD and Kurt Stange, MD, PhD Susan.Flocke@case.edu; Kurt.Stange@case.edu
  • The Schubert Center for Child Studies (CWRU School of Arts & Sciences):  Jill Korbin, PhD Jill.Korbin@case.edu
  • Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods (CWRU School of Medicine and Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics):  Elaine Borawski, PhD exb11@case.edu
  • Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development (CWRU Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences):  Claudia Coulton, PhD Claudia.Coulton@case.edu
  • Mentored independent research project related to at least one of the program’s priority areas
  • Transdisciplinary leadership and research development curriculum
  • Mentored career development
  • Contribute to a dynamic and interdisciplinary cohort of emerging leaders in primary care research
  • Precept residents in both ambulatory and inpatient settings
  • Mentor residents and medical students conducting or participating in clinical research
  • Participate in departmental and system meetings critical to the educational mission
  • Develop collaborative relationships with CHS, regional and national educational leaders
  • Work with the Research Director and Research Manager to coordinate department research efforts
  • Write and review abstracts and manuscripts for presentation and publication
  • Pursue independent investigator initiated research
  • Serve as Pl on new or existing studies
  • Ensure individual patient safety and the scientific integrity of clinical trials conducted at the facility
  • Provide medical expertise (perform study related exams and assessment}, provide medical advice, and guidance to members of the clinical team as and when required
  • Participate in review of study protocols, with particular focus on study design, scheduled assessments, and protection of subject safety
  • Provide appropriate clinical training for internal and external study team members and site personnel as and when required before and during conduct of studies
  • Provide medical advice and ensure that all medical questions raised during study conduct are answered appropriately and in a timely manner
  • Review Adverse Events and serious adverse events (SAEs) that occur during studies, and provide or direct medical treatment related to AE/SAE.
  • Identify sources of research funding and seek contract/grant funding for research projects
  • Participate in the preparation of contract/grant proposals
  • Develop collaborative relationships with CHS, regional and national research leaders
  • Provide and manage direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment fof a specified patient population
  • Potentially act as supervising physician for an ACP
  • Precept 4-5 weeks per year of pediatric inpatient care and 4-5 weeks per year of adult inpatient care