Position Openings

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (Research) Health Services Research:  To apply, click here:

The Department of Health Services, Policy & Practice within the School of Public Health at Brown University invites applications for an open rank faculty position in Health Services Research at the Assistant, Associate or Professor (Research) level.

Applicants must have a doctoral degree (MD or PhD) in health services research, epidemiology, economics or related discipline, with evidence of rigorous training and research, and a capacity to secure external funding.  Senior applicants must also have a national/international reputation in health services research, an independently funded program of research and a proven track record of professional service.  We are particularly interested in applicants with experience in gerontology/post-acute care, long-term care, epidemiology, pharmaco-economics, and cluster randomized trials, but all applicants will receive full consideration.  Applicants may be in the early phases of their careers, and if so are not expected to have a funding track record.  However, such candidates should have interest in, and the potential to, develop an independently funded program of research.  Interest and experience in aging, post-acute care, and long-term care are desirable but not required.

Applicants should apply through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com Candidates should arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be submitted through Interfolio.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017.  Full consideration will be given to all applications received by February 15, 2018.  Applications received after the priority deadline may be reviewed until the position is filled or the search is closed.

Brown University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and actively solicits applications from women and minorities. The University is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse work culture that respects the rights and dignity of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, gender expression, height, weight, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, or veteran status. The University is supportive of the needs of dual career couples.



Programmer/Analyst :  To apply, click here:

Job Description:  This position requires interacting with project investigators and collaborators internal and external to Brown, programmers and analysts. The position responsibilities include conducting analyses of research data (including administrative data) for assisting in the preparation of reports, manuscripts and project related technical writing; creating study-specific data analysis files; develop and maintain core and study-specific analytic files; and document and archive analytic files for future reference by investigators.  Position requires excellent summary and writing skills.

Major Responsibilities:  Assemble and link multi-layered, complex administrative and research data to suit diverse research objectives.  Assess data quality, and devise strategies to manage large data sets efficiently and to address limitations of available data.  Operationalize study constructs, and validate empirical measures.  Work with investigators in identifying and implementing analytic approaches appropriate to study aims using common computational/statistical software programs.

Create and maintain project specific analyses files:  Assist faculty in the design and development of databases for their studies, including conducting preliminary analyses as needed. Summarize, interpret, and report analytic results. Provide full documentation of the program and data flow, variables created, and resulting database structure.

Write reports, assists in preparation of technical documents and manuscripts and maintain center data and analytic resource archive


 • Bachelor’s degree (Master's degree preferred) and 1-3 years of related experience, AND, knowledge of the US Health Care System.

• Excellent computer skills:  Creation of charts & graphs using Microsoft Excel and Power Point, and analysis of data.

• Advanced SAS programming knowledge, skills and experience

• Proficiency SQL highly desirable

• Proficiency in Stata will be helpful, but is not necessary

• Data management and analysis experience.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

• Ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, and meet deadlines.

 Background check:  Education and Criminal

Recruiting Start Date:   2017-02-21-08:00

Job Posting Title:  Programmer/Analyst

Department:  Center for Gerontology & Health Care Research

Grade:  Grade 9

Worker Type:  Employee

Worker Sub-Type:   Regular

 Time Type:  Full time

 Scheduled Weekly Hours:  37.5

EEO Statement:  Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.