Sr. Health Sciences Epidemiologist and Director of the Department of Surgery Outcomes Research Group
The University of California, Davis, Department of Surgery
December 20, 2017
Full Time - Experienced
Academic Medical Group, Hospital, Public and Private
The Department of Surgery and Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine seeks to recruit a full-time academic epidemiology position at the rank of either Associate or Full Professor in the Regular (Ladder) or In Residence series depending on experience and qualifications.
The selected candidate will be the Senior Health Sciences Epidemiologist and Director of the Department of Surgery Outcomes Research Group (ORG). The individual will work closely within the Departments of Surgery and Public Health Sciences, and collaborate with research centers including the UC Davis Clinical and Translational Sciences Center, the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, the Institute for Population Health Improvement, Precision Medicine Center and others. The individual will lead the efforts to advance scholarship and practice related to surgical healthcare access, quality, costs, delivery and equity, surgical disease prevention and screening, as well as applied and clinical epidemiology. The successful candidate will have substantial opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration and will be expected to leverage the strengths of UC Davis in comparative effectiveness research, dissemination and implementation science, and population health, as well as the Department of Surgery’s core surgical clinical trials data coordinating center.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate 2 or more years of experience in generating and leading new clinical/population-based research studies; and have evidence of successful multidisciplinary funding, preferably NIH, AHRQ, PCORI or other equivalent federal, peer-reviewed agencies. Research focus should be in epidemiology (including clinical epidemiology, applied epidemiology and/or disease domain epidemiologic research, including a focus on health services research, big data analysis, comparative effectiveness research, and/or surgical outcomes).
Candidates must possess a Masters in Public Health (or equivalent), or a PhD in epidemiology; a PhD is preferred. Teaching, research and university service is required. The ability to manage and support post-doctoral scholars and other trainees is expected. All candidates must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment.
Salary and level of appointment will be based upon experience and qualifications.
Qualified applicants should apply online at UC Recruit: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01897 by uploading a Letter of Interest outlining research, educational, and administrative experience; curriculum vitae with bibliography; statement of contributions to diversity, and the names and contact info of at least three professional references.
For more information, please contact the search committee chair, David T. Cooke, MD at: firstname.lastname@example.org
For full consideration applications must be received by January 6, 2018
However, the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2018
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About The University of California, Davis, Department of Surgery
The Department of Surgery encompasses a wide variety of surgical specialties. These include bariatric surgery, burn surgery, colorectal surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, endocrine surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, transplant surgery, trauma, acute care and surgical critical care surgery, vascular surgery, and oncologic surgery. The department's extensive s...urgical expertise, in combination with ongoing teaching and research activities, provide ample resources and advanced surgical techniques for patient care.