Brown University: Faculty Position in Health Services, Policy & Practice
Assistant or Associate Professor (Research)
The Center for Evidence Synthesis in Health and the Department of Health Services, Policy, & Practice of the Brown University School of Public Health invite applications for a faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the University’s research track.
Applications are encouraged from physicians or methodologists with expertise in evidence-based medicine, including systematic review and meta-analysis, and preferably experience in guideline development and decision or cost-effectiveness analysis. This scientist will serve as a Senior Project Lead at the Brown Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC), assisting the EPC Directors in the day-to-day operation of the EPC and applying for, leading, and conducting systematic review and related projects. The successful applicant will serve as mentor and trainer for other projects at the Center for Evidence Synthesis in Health; mentor others to serve as project leads at the Brown EPC; and mentor/train graduate students, K12 scholars, trainees, clinical research methodologists, and biostatisticians. In addition, she or he will assist with or lead the development of new methodologies for systematic review and meta-analysis; participate in the development of meta-analysis software and of the Systematic Review Data Repository; conduct empirical research; interpret and contextualize results; disseminate advances and findings via manuscripts and conference presentations; and participate in other EPC and Center activities, including representing the EPC at Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and other meetings. It is expected that the candidate will be able to make significant scientific contributions to projects and contribute to design of protocols, participate in grant submissions of the Center for Evidence Synthesis in Health, and submit his or her own grant proposals.
- MD, PhD, or equivalent, with training or expertise in clinical research and systematic review
- Proven excellence leading systematic reviews or equivalent research
- Advanced training in clinical research, epidemiology, biostatistics, or statistics
- Strong quantitative skills
- Advanced statistical programing skills; knowledge of R or Stata is a plus
- Prior experience with AHRQ’s Effective Healthcare EPC program or equivalent is a plus
Academic rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the applicant. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae and a brief research statement outlining their interests via Interfolio at the following: apply.interfolio.com/40767
Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2017. Applications received after the priority deadline may be reviewed until the position is filled or the search is closed.
More information about Brown’s Center for Evidence Synthesis in Health is available here: www.brown.edu/academics/public-health/research/evidence-based-medicine/
Information about Health Services, Policy, & Practice Department can be found at: brown.edu/academics/public-health/health-services-policy-practice
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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last updated 1-Mar-2017