Research Scientist I

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Research Scientist IEpidemiology

Location: New Orleans, LA


The Department of Epidemiology is looking for Research Scientist to work on two recently NIH-funded implementation trials for the prevention and control of cardiovascular disease risk factors. One trial is taking place in African American churches in New Orleans and Bogalusa and the other is taking place in primary care settings in Jamaica and Colombia. Research Scientists are individuals holding a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree who play a major role in enabling research programs through collaborative and collegial interactions with faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students and staff. The rank of the research scientist is a staff appointment. A research scientist may apply his/her effort entirely to research, or a combination of research, training, and lab managerial activities. The classification of Research Scientist I is the entry level position in the job hierarchy.

Required Qualifications

  • Terminal Degree (PhD/DrPH/MD)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Work experience in an academic environment




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Posted: 1/13/2021
Application Due: 2/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time