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Research Associate (Non-Tenure/Non-Tenure Track) AD-0401-00 (PMB)

Position Deleted on 12/10/2012. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Bethesda, MD
Faculty - Medicine - Medical Researcher
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
$42,209 to $67,114 USD Per Year
The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) is the Nation's federal health sciences university and is committed to excellence in military medicine and public health during peace and war. The USUHS serves the uniformed services and the Nation as an outstanding academic health sciences center with a worldwide perspective for education, research, service, and consultation, and uniquely relates these activities to military medicine, disaster medicine, and military medical readiness.

The Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics invites qualified applicants to apply for a Research Associate position.

The Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, one of the nation's largest, is comprised of six divisions, two medical residency programs, more than 65 full-time faculty members, and over 200 additional adjunct faculty members engaged in a wide variety of research projects relevant to public health. PMB has recently established a Master's degree program in Healthcare Administration and Policy and is seeking an experienced healthcare administrator.

Duties: The incumbent will be responsible for the administration of existing and future health economics/health services, and health policy research projects. Additionally, the incumbent will be responsible for data collection and acquisition, data analysis, literature review, preparation of manuscripts, and submission of grant proposals. The Research Associate will serve in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics and as such as will assist in conducting research projects as a member of a multidisciplinary research team. He/She will work under the direction of the Principal Investigator and other core faculty in the Department of PMB.

Qualification Requirements: The incumbent must bring to this position a minimum of a Master's degree in Economics, Health Economics or related field. This level of expertise and knowledge may also be evidenced by possession of a Bachelor's degree in the area of science required by the position, combined with a minimum of two years of specialized experience in the scientific specialization required by the position. The incumbent must have experience working with large databases and statistical packages such as SAS and STATA. The candidate must possess excellent writing and analytical skills. Familiarity with the ethical and regulatory requirements for Human and/or clinical research, and familiarity with the concepts of data quality assurance are preferred.

Nominees for this position shall be required to successfully complete a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI). Failure to meet the requirements of a background investigation will result in the withdrawal of the position offer or removal from the position.

Instructions to Candidates: Interested applicants should send a Letter of Interest and their CV to:
USUHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to racial, cultural, and ethnic diversity.
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