The OHSU Department of Family Medicine (DFM) seeks a faculty member to join our thriving research group. This faculty member would have strong quantitative methodological skills (e.g., biostatistics, statistics, epidemiology) and function both as a methodologist for our research group and have the opportunity to have their own portfolio of research.
Family Medicine Research covers a range of topics in health services, health policy, health equity comparative effectiveness, cancer prevention, primary care transformation, and educational research.
Our research focuses on understanding and transforming health care through innovation. To accomplish this, the research section is highly collaborative and uses a team science model, where research studies are conducted by a multidisciplinary team that includes primary care clinical team members. This ensure that our research informs, and is informed by, primary care practice. To accomplish this, we use quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods in advanced ways.
Located in Portland, Oregon, the OHSU Department of Family Medicine is ranked #1 among Family Medicine departments by US News and World Report for the last three consecutive years. This ranking recognizes our outstanding clinical, education and research enterprise.
Our Family Medicine research section is comprised of 15 research faculty and 41 staff. Our team benefits from having robust grants/contracts and administrative support in our department. This team supports our faculty in pre- and post-award grant activities. In FY20, we had over $14 million in federal (NIH, AHRQ, CDC, etc.) and foundation (American Cancer Society, etc.) research funding. We are 4 th in the United States in NIH funding for departments of Family Medicine, as ranked by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research.
This faculty member will be an integral part of the research in the department. This will include:
Developing or expanding ones own area(s) of methodological or content area expertise
Serving as PhD level quantitative lead on study teams in collaboration with DFM investigators on research projects, including contributing to and leading efforts in grant development, study design, analysis, and publication of results
Mentoring master-level biostatistician team members, faculty, residents, and students
Contributing to development of resources for skill-building within DFM faculty and Research Associate groups
Presenting research findings at scientific conferences
While teaching is not a requirement, it is encouraged; there are opportunities to teach at OHSU, in the MPH program and in the department.
Obtaining local or national funding for their research
Developing management and interpersonal skills to lead and sustain diverse academic teams
Doctoral degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Epidemiology or related field
Strong record of research and peer-reviewed publication history, commensurate with rank
Outstanding communication skills, including proven ability to communicate complex ideas and concepts (both orally and in writing) to scientific and non-scientific audiences
Demonstrated ability to supervise and mentor
Extensive experience collaborating with other investigators, commensurate with rank
Demonstrated commitment to excellence in research activities
Demonstrated experience with collaborative research, particularly with mixed-methods teams
Ability to maintain a safe working and learning environment
Ability to achieve project goals on time and within budget
Expertise with statistical software (e.g., R, Stata, SAS)
Expertise applying data science/analytic methods in one or more dataset types including electronic health records, administrative claims, survey, or qualitative coded data
Position is full-time, 12-month, 1.0 FTE, and includes a comprehensive and competitivebenefits package including insurance package, mandatory retirement plan, partial tuition waiver, and wellness program. Our institution does not offer tenure.
Faculty receive continuing professional development funds each year.
Salary for this position is commensurate with qualifications.
Duration of this appointment and indicated salary may be changed or eliminated if gift, grant, or contract funds supporting this position become unavailable.
Apply here online. Cover letter and CV are required.
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