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Advocate Aurora Health
WI, United States
30+ days ago
Advocate Aurora Health
Wisconsin, United States
30+ days ago

Description

Schedule Details/Additional Information:
Remote-With Occasional travel

The Advocate Aurora Research Institute (AARI) at Advocate Aurora Health (AAH) invites applicants for mid-career and senior research scientist positions to lead research programs that align with our strengths and priorities in health equity, population health, health systems research, dissemination and implementation science, as well as research focused on children and families, aging and behavioral health.  This is an exciting opportunity to lead a research program in a top health system and collaborate with research scientists, clinicians, and health system leaders.

The ideal candidates are innovative scientists, particularly diverse scientists, who bring new perspectives to AARI and thrive in a collaborative environment. Successful candidates should have a track record of high impact peer-reviewed publications and extramural grant funding. Of particular interest are senior level scientists who are nationally and internationally recognized, lead extramurally funded programs of research, and have experience collaborating in translational research environments.

Advocate Aurora Health (AAH) is one of the top 12 not-for-profit health systems in the country. As a leading employer in the Midwest, Advocate Aurora Health employs more than 75,000 individuals and is engaged in hundreds of clinical trials and research studies in addition to being nationally recognized for its expertise in cardiology, neurosciences, oncology, and pediatrics.  Embarking on a new chapter in innovation, the AARI is seeking to expand its cadre of independent researchers to achieve impactful outcomes.  Our researchers have been at the forefront of discoveries in health disparities, population health, evidence-based medicine, and behavioral health, taking an interdisciplinary approach in applying expertise from a range of specialties including epidemiology, implementation science, and nursing, to address health issues in diverse settings.  

Mid-career scientist who leads a high-quality research program within a specific AARI priority area(s) and works independently in initiating and leading system-wide research projects from design to dissemination. Leads or co-leads projects as Principal Investigator (PI), Co-investigator or Co-PI with other scientists, health system stakeholders and external collaborators to further develop and sustain his/her program of research with successful external funding. Designs and develops grant submissions to internal and external funding agencies and disseminates research findings through reports, presentations and publications. Contributes expert knowledge related to his/her area(s) of expertise in developing/refining the AARI academic research agenda and system-wide initiatives, and provides mentoring to more junior scientists. Seeks guidance from Scientific Director and others with relevant expertise on as-needed basis, typically at “juncture” points of strategic decisions.

Sustains high quality program of research in area(s) that aligns with AAH strengths and AARI priorities.

Leads or co-leads complex projects with clinicians and other scientists, within or outside AARI, to develop, implement and conduct research that aligns with AAH strengths and AARI priorities. Acts as Principal Investigator (PI), Co-investigator or Co-PI on projects with other scientists, health system stakeholders and external collaborators.

Leads project teams to achieve study objectives, deliver results on time, and ensure the quality of research deliverables. Serves as the AARI site lead for specific projects with collaborators and funders to ensure requirements and expectations are met in a timely manner.

Leads and designs grant submissions to internal and external funding agencies to secure and grow external and philanthropic funding of AARI academic research and support his/her program of research.

Disseminates research findings through reports, presentations at regional and national conferences, and publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Contributes expert knowledge related to his/her area(s) of expertise in developing/refining the AARI academic research agenda and system-wide initiatives.

Provides thought leadership in area(s) relevant to his/her own program of research to research and system leaders. Serves on AAH and AARI committees and task forces.

Provides expert knowledge to research leaders and other scientists in addressing and resolving issues related to activities, budgets, and staffing for research projects.

Mentors more junior scientists and investigators, as well as research team members.



Requirements

Licenses & Certifications

None Required.

Degrees

Doctorate Degree in Health Science or related field.

Required Functional Experience

Typically requires 4 years of experience in Public health, health sciences, biostatistics, health economics, health services research or equivalent. Evidence of funding from federal or other organizations/agencies as PI and/or Co-I.3+ years post-graduate experience in established area/program of research.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Clearly advancing toward a successful independent research career as evidenced by grant funding and publications. Expert knowledge in area(s) aligned with their own program of research. Self-directed and works independently.

Expert knowledge of qualitative/quantitative methods. Excellent presentation and writing skills, evidenced by presentations at scientific conferences and track record of publications in scientific journals. Demonstrated ability to build collaborative working relationships with multiple stakeholders and constituencies at all levels in academic and health care settings. Effective organizational and time management skills, as well as team building and relationship management skills. Proven skills in critical/analytic thinking, creativity/innovation, customer service, problem solving, and project management. Understanding of good clinical practices and the laws, regulations, standards and guidance governing the conduct of clinical research and the preparation of regulatory and other relevant research document submissions. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, statistical software applications (e.g., STATA, SAS, SPSS) and relational database design (e.g., REDCap).

The ideal candidates are innovative scientists, particularly diverse scientists, who bring new perspectives to AARI and thrive in a collaborative environment. Successful candidates should have a track record of high impact peer-reviewed publications and extramural grant funding. Of particular interest are senior level scientists who are nationally and internationally recognized, lead extramurally-funded programs of research, and have experience collaborating in translational research environments.

Applications must include a cover letter, statement of research interests, current curriculum vitae, statement demonstrating commitment to the principles of inclusion, diversity, and equity, and contact information for at least three professional references.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 64145799
  • Location:
    Wisconsin, United States
  • Position Title: Research Scientist
  • Company Name For Job: Advocate Aurora Health
  • Job Function: Researchers/Non-Faculty Positions
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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