Provide oversight, management and direction for all research and programmatic activities.
With the research team and program staff, prepares first drafts of all research grants.
Lead, manage, and supervise research professionals and support staff that are involved with planning, implementing, monitoring, and compliance aspects of research projects.Â
Work collaboratively with a diverse professional team to design, develop, implement, and evaluate scientific research projects and advise the team on long-range plans for research projects.
Work with CAHE staff and affiliates to manage existing and new portfolio of applied research.
Mentor research and project staff, providing scientific direction and ensuring the rigor and quality of all work.
Develops goals and operating procedures, practices, and guidelines for research activity.
Contribute to strategic conversations about which new projects and initiatives should be taken on by the Center.
Work collaboratively with Centerâ™s staff and research professional to develop scientific content and research proposals for grant funding.
Develop, build and advise on data transfer protocols, IRB, and systems with partners in accordance to data sharing agreements.
Manage the production of articles, reports, and manuscripts, and publications.
Present research findings at meetings and/or conferences.
Ensure necessary reports/documentation are submitted on time and in appropriate formats to all granters / stakeholders.
Provides specialized professional expertise in program management. Implements plans for educational programs and initiatives and acts as a liaison between the program and program participants.
Serves as a key resource for program information. Resolves problems or questions referred by program staff, University administrators, or other contingencies.
Performs other related work as needed.
Doctoral degree in a health-related field, epidemiology or implementation science. Â
7+ years of work experience in health-related research in an academic institution.
A strong track record of successful grantsmanship, manuscript preparation and publications.
A strong track record of presentations at regional or national meetings.
Experience working with interdisciplinary research teams, federal and non-federal agency and community stakeholders.
Expertise in all aspects of research design, methods, and evaluation of research projects in the areas of public health, health disparities, or implementation and dissemination science.
Intervention research experience.
Outstanding team building skills.
Strategic thinking skills including effecting planning, setting goals, monitoring progress, tracking results, and making appropriate adjustments to plans based on circumstances.
Effective organizational and time management skills with a high degree of attention to details.
Outstanding written and oral communications skills for grant proposals, reports, and manuscripts.
Strong analytical skills and problem-solving ability.
Familiar with and prior experience using Microsoft Office (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and REDCap.
Familiar with and prior experience in statistical programming (R, Python, SPSS, SAS or Stata).
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