Research Scientist I
Research Scientist ISurgery/ Bariatrics
Location: New Orleans, LASummary
The Research Scientist I will engage in comprehensive research to help evolve minimally invasive surgery. The proposed research will consist of:
- Benign and malignant esophageal diseases
- Metabolic surgery and Bariatric Surgery procedures and outcomes
- Robotic surgery
- Endoscopic therapies
- Research in surgical education and training
- Evaluation of novel surgical devices and procedures
The focus of the research is to provide exposure and experience to the aforementioned research projects with the opportunity for independent investigation over a 1-year period. The Research Scientist I will also be responsible for collection of data for use in research studies related to minimally invasive surgery and will also be conducting research in surgical education and minimally invasive surgery.
The Research Scientist I is expected to fully participate in the surgical education laboratory teaching residents and medical students.
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 (M.D.)
- Interest in pursuing post-residency or postdoctoral training in the clinical medical sciences aimed at advancing and expanding minimally invasive surgery
- Physician scientists with postdoctoral experience in surgery