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Job Title: Research Investigator
Job Number: 626947
Organization: Kaiser Permanente Georgia
Posted: 8/30/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA   
Compensation:
Position Description: The purpose of this position is to develop an independent program of research through designing specific projects for submission to funding agencies, implementing research and demonstration projects in the investigator's area of specialization, preparing papers reporting research results for presentation to scientific/professional organizations, translating research into practice and for publication in the scientific/professional literature, and participating in the overall development of the Center for Health Research Southeast's research agenda.

Essential Functions: *Design, develop, obtain funding for, and lead well defined research, demonstration, and evaluation projects in the investigator's area of particular expertise to advance knowledge that will improve health and health care delivery; *Develop an ongoing program of research through coordinating a series of research proposals and projects into a logical investigation of a particular research question, topic, or area; *Communicate research results to other scientists, clinicians, professional groups, the media and the community through presentations and publications in scientific and professional journals, books; and public presentations; *Promote a positive, science-focused work culture by assisting in the development of Center policy, providing technical services and consultation, and by helping to define the Center's future research agenda, and by maintaining security and confidentiality of research and medical data; *Participate in education by helping to train undergraduate, graduate, and post doctoral students pursuing health and health services research careers; *Work with partners in the health care system to improve the health of Kaiser Permanente and non-Kaiser Permanente members. This includes providing technical consulting and professional service to KP, serving on various KP committees and task forces, and soliciting clinical input into research, where appropriate; *May also provide service to the scientific and professional community through membership on scientific peer review groups and national boards; and consult with local, state, and national voluntary and governmental agencies.

Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Doctoral degree (PhD, MD/MPH or DrPH) in one of the social sciences, medicine or health disciplines; Thorough knowledge of quantitative methods (from mathematics and statistics) for dealing with methodological and analytic problems in the investigator's substantive area of expertise e/g/ epidemiology, sociology, economics); Working knowledge of health care organization, policy, practice, and management (to facilitate application of research to medical and health care phenomena); Working knowledge of a standard statistical software library (e.g., SAS or SPSS) and design of relational databases; Research methods and theory in health- research related discipline; and Substantive knowledge in health-related discipline. A minimum of 4years of scientific investigation work in health care A minimum of 2 years of experienceas a Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator of research projects Published author and co-author in national, peer-reviewed scientific journals; Experience in organizing and transmitting the knowledge of their disciplines, such as through teaching at the college or university level as an assistant or associate professor; and Experience presenting research findings at national scientific meetings

Preferred Qualifications: A minimum of 3years of experienceas a Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator of research projects Published author and co-author in national, peer-reviewed scientific journals; Experience in organizing and transmitting the knowledge of their disciplines, such as through teaching at the college or university level as an assistant or associate professor; Experience presenting research findings at national scientific meetings; Track record of health-related research grant funding in investigator's name; Experience working in or with a health maintenance organization; Experience with diverse populations; Experience with submitting protocols to an Institutional Review Board; Data Analysis and interpretation skills; and 2+ years of demonstrated leadership ability as evidenced by key leadership role on complex research studies including supervision of research project staff and management accountability of the project budget

Organization Description:

Closing Date: 11/30/2017
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Drew Bradlyn,  Research Investigator
Contact Location: Center for Clinical and Outcomes Research
3495 Piedmont Road NE
Atlanta   GA  30305
United States
Contact Location: Center for Clinical and Outcomes Research
  3495 Piedmont Road NE
  Atlanta   GA  30305
  United States
Contact Phone: 404-364-7102 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: andrew.s.bradlyn@kp.org
Web Address: https://www.kaiserpermanentejobs.org/job/atlanta/investigator-research-atlanta/641/5527926
How to Apply: Interested candidates should complete the online application at https://www.kaiserpermanentejobs.org/job/atlan ta/investigator-research-atlanta/641/5527926

Additional Information: For questions or further information, please contact Drew Bradlyn, PhD (andrew.s.bradlyn@kp.org)

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