Assistant/Associate Professor-Tenure TrackLocation:
New Orleans, LAOpen Date:
Sep 27, 2022Description:
Tulane University School of Medicine invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Medicine for 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.
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. As a tenure track faculty member, the successful candidate will contribute to teaching and mentoring missions, develop and maintain active research programs and contribute to institutional and professional service.
For physician candidates, there is an opportunity to participate in the growth and expansion of Tulane’s medical services in New Orleans. In the last 7 years, University Medical Center (UMC) has opened a 412-bed hospital and the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System (SLVHCS) opened its new 200 bed hospital facility. Both the UMC and SLVHCS hospitals serve as key clinical practice sites for our faculty. Tulane boasts a top-ranked School of Public Health, actively productive research across multiple research centers, and is a major participating partner in the Louisiana Clinical and Translational Research Center, all located in immediate proximity to the downtown School of Medicine and our three affiliated hospitals. Faculty enjoy competitive salaries, benefits package, and opportunities for joint appointments across Schools.
The Department of Medicine would serve as the new hire’s home department. The rank will be Assistant or Associate Professor depending on qualifications. Applicants should possess one of the following degrees to support community-engaged health and behavioral outcomes research: (1) a doctorate from backgrounds related to health outcomes research (e.g, public health disciplines, epidemiology, sociology, health services research, health economics and others; (2) a master's in public health or its equivalent and a doctorate in medical/ social / behavioral science; or (3) a doctorate in medical/social/behavioral science with research in a health outcomes-related field. Experience working with groups that have been economically/socially marginalized and community/stakeholder engagement will be a plus. The selected candidate will work 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. Eligible candidates should have excellent communication skills, time-management skills, and analytic and statistical programming skills.Application Instructions:
Candidates must submit the following items electronically via Interfolio: (http://apply.interfolio.com): a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript(s) (unofficial copies are fine), teaching and research statements (1-2 pages each), diversity statement, and names of three references (letters of reference will be solicited at a later stage). Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the selected candidate is identified. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane University is committed to creating a community and culture that foster a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We are intentionally seeking candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow.
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