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Description

Unique interdisciplinary fellowship training opportunities in Health Services Research and Geriatrics/Gerontology are available at Brown University for MDs, PhDs and those seeking doctoral training in health services research. The position requirements for a post-doctoral fellowship are: MD and continuation of basic clinical training, or PhD in health services research, sociology, epidemiology, economics or related field. Qualified candidates for doctoral training in health services research are also eligible.  Physicians seeking a post-doctoral appointment may opt to pursue a Master’s degree in Epidemiology, Translational Research or an MPH. Pre- and post-doctoral fellows are integrated into on-going externally funded research in one or more substantive areas, including chronic disease management, long-term care, community-based systems of care, health care organizations and methodological approaches to comparative effectiveness research.

Term of appointment is for two years, renewable contingent upon funding.

Screening for post-doctoral positions will continue until all successful candidates have been identified or the search is closed while pre-doctoral applications are subject to standard application deadlines for Brown’s Graduate School. Brown University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident to apply.

Qualifications

The position requirements for a post-doctoral fellowship are: MD and continuation of basic clinical training, or PhD in health services research, sociology, epidemiology, economics or other related field. Qualified candidates for doctoral training in health services research/clinical
epidemiology are also eligible. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Application Instructions

Interested physicians who have completed some clinical training (preferably a residency and clinical fellowship, if appropriate) and nonphysicians who have completed a PhD are invited to apply. Once applications have been reviewed by the faculty, a select group of candidates is invited for an interview. An invitation is based on a candidate's demonstrated academic ability, depth of commitment to health services research, and compatibility of research interests with ongoing projects at the Center.

Invited candidates spend an entire day at the Center, give a research presentation, interview with the faculty who comprise the Evaluation and Review Committee, and meet the current postdoctoral fellows. The program director and the faculty review written evaluations by faculty and fellows, as well as information provided through informal discussions.

Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or permanent residents.

Applicants are required to upload the following into Interfolio:

  • an essay (500 to 1000 words) describing your career plans in the area of health services research. Include any particular research interests and experience
  • a curriculum vitae
  • three current letters of reference, at least one of these from a faculty member in your doctoral program, letter writers should upload their letters directly to Interfolio using the link
  • a copy of your best written work

Interested applicants can apply through Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/61529

Contact Andrea Medeiros for program description and application at: [email protected] or (401) 863-3673.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.



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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the Research Scholar Track (Non-Tenure), Implementation Science


Brown University: School of Public Health: Health Services, Policy & Practice

Location

Providence, RI

Open Date

Oct 7, 2020

Description

Center for Gerontology & Healthcare Research

Department of Health Services, Policy and Practice

Brown University 

The Center for Gerontology & Healthcare Research at Brown University invites applications for a new research faculty position in implementation and dissemination science at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. The non-tenure track, academic appointment will be to the Department of Health Services, Policy & Practice.

One of top-flight research centers and institutes within the School of Public Health (SPH), the Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research is nationally renowned for health services research focusing on chronic illness and long-term care. The Center’s mission is to promote and improve health, health care and health-related quality of life for  older and middle-aged persons with chronic disease through research. Collaborative opportunities extend across a successful array of research groups within the School of Public Health, across the University, and through local and regional partners.

The Center houses an interventional research center, the Center for Long-Term Care Quality & Innovation, and many Center investigators hold joint appointments with the Providence Veterans Administration’s Center of Innovation in Long Term Services and Supports. Notably, the Center recently launched a major multi-site initiative to evaluate the most effective non-pharmacological options to help people with Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias, the NIA Imbedded Pragmatic AD/ADRD Clinical Trials (IMPACT) Collaboratory. Further implementation science opportunities exist through an active rehabilitation sciences health services research training program (LeaRRn). 

Qualifications

Applicants must have a doctoral degree (PharmD, MD, or PhD) in implementation science or substantial field experience and/or training in implementation and dissemination science with disciplinary training in health services research, epidemiology, anthropology,  behavioral health science, public health, nursing, rehabilitation science, pharmacy, social work, psychology, gerontology, political science, economics, or health informatics. Candidates should have evidence of rigorous research training and experience and demonstrate a strong capacity to secure external funding.  

The level of academic appointment will depend on the candidate’s experience, publications, and external funding record (or potential for Assistant rank). Applicants for the Associate or Full Professor level must have a national/international reputation in implementation science, an independently funded research program, and a proven record of leadership in research and professional service. Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and diversity statement through Interfolio. 

Application Instructions

Candidates for Assistant Professor should arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be submitted through Interfolio. Please indicate in your letter of application whether you are applying for Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. We ask that you provide a vision for dissemination and implementation science, and how they will plan a program of D&I research that involves  members from Brown SPH and across Brown University.

We welcome and encourage diversity. We seek applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds; with a history of mentoring students from underrepresented groups; with a commitment to supporting diversity and equal opportunity in education, research and creative activity; an interest in health and health care equity; and/or a history of engagement with stakeholders (e.g., healthcare organizations, community-based organizations, advocacy groups, and/or government agencies) to accomplish healthcare quality and equity objectives. 

In your diversity statement, please address how your past and present work demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and how you intend to continue your commitment to diversity in future work. We value the different ways this might be demonstrated through scholarship, teaching, mentoring, service and community engagement. 

Review of applications will begin on 12/1/2020 and will continue until an appropriate candidate is identified or the search is closed.

Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.