Department of Family Medicine and Community Health in the
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
seeks an experienced researcher to serve as a Senior Research
Investigator to provide scientific oversight in a research
program that 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.
This position 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 candidate needs to be able to manage
research projects collaboratively with clinicians and
researchers, including international collaborators.
Applicants must have a PhD and 5 years to 7 years of
experience. The ideal candidate should also have experience in
the development of manuscripts and grants, as well as
methodological experience needed to guide students and
fellows. A background in epidemiology or in the applications
of biostatistics is desired. There may be opportunities for
teaching and possible adjunct faculty appointment based on
experience and previous track record.
position will work closely with Chyke A. Doubeni, Chair and
The Presidential Professor of Family Medicine and Community
Health, and also collaborate with other faculty in Leonard
Davis Institute of Health Economics, the Center for Clinical
Epidemiology and Biostatistics, the Center for Public Health
Initiatives, and Abramson Cancer Center.
Background check required after a conditional job offer is
made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored
to the requirements of the job.
candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest
sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE.
Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected
Veterans are encouraged to apply. 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
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