Assistant/Associate Professor - Research Track (CHOICES)

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

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Assistant/Associate Professor - Research Track (CHOICES)

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Sep 28, 2022

Tulane University School of Medicine invites applications for a research track Assistant or Associate Professor (depending on qualifications) position in the Department of Medicine who will conduct clinical and/or population health research focused on prevention and management of chronic and related diseases as a member of the newly established school-wide Center for Health Outcomes, Implementation and Community-Engaged Science (CHOICES). With established community partners in the Gulf South, the Center is actively engaged in T3-T4 translational research focused on health outcomes, adherence behaviors, health equity, and dissemination and implementation research and conducts primarily federally funded (e.g, NIH) clinical trials, observational studies, and secondary analyses of existing databases.

Having some experience working with groups that have been economically/socially marginalized and stakeholder engagement will be a plus.  The selected candidate will work directly with the Center Director, Dr. Krousel-Wood in expanding the research portfolio on patient-centered health and behavioral outcomes research, health equity, and dissemination and implementation research. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and support an active extramurally funded research program.

Tulane University is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU) leading innovation, scholarship, and solutions that contribute to scientific progress, economic development, security, and well-being. For Tulane and its’ faculty, this is an exciting and unparalleled opportunity to participate in the growth and expansion of Tulane’s research and academic mission. The hire will join a newly established research center that is a high priority for the School of Medicine and the University.


Seeking an individual with: 

  • Terminal degree (e.g., medical, public health or equivalent doctorate)
  • Experience in clinical, population, and / or community-based research
  • Excellent research, analytic, and statistical programming skills
  • Commitment to excellence in community-engaged research to address health disparities
  • Research experience in an academic setting 

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should submit a CV, a concise description of their training and relevant research experience including clinical/population/community-engaged research, career goals, a statement of past and planned contributions to clinical and/or population research, a diversity statement, and 3 references (letters of reference will be solicited at a later stage) to Interfolio.  


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Please Note: Tulane University has officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees and visiting faculty must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination or obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to beginning employment.

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane is actively building a campus culture grounded in our values of EDI and anti-racism. We seek and welcome candidate applications from historically underrepresented groups, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), women, LGBTQ+, and those living with disabilities as well as veterans. 

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

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