Research Assistant/Associate Professor – General Medicine  

Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
N/A
Posted
October 16 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Research Assistant/Associate Professor – General Medicine  

The University of Chicago’s Department of Medicine's Section of General Internal Medicine in the Biological Sciences Division is searching for a Research Assistant Professor or Research Associate Professor, whose primary activity will be academic research in association with a faculty member or team.  The appointee will contribute to research projects regarding the organization and delivery of primary care, personalized approaches to managing chronic diseases such as diabetes, and the cost-effectiveness of new care models, treatments, and diagnostic tests as well as have an opportunity to develop independent projects.  Data sources for the appointee will include national Medicaid and Medicare claims.  The appointee will join an outstanding group of researchers who apply state-of-the-art analytic methods to a broad range of research related to chronic diseases, including epidemiology, biostatistics, health services research, implementation science, pragmatic trials, simulation modeling, and cost-effectiveness analyses.  The appointee will complement these existing areas of strength and work across several trans-disciplinary and collaborative units in Chicago working towards improving the prevention and management of chronic disease, including the NIH-funded Chicago Center for Diabetes Translation Research and the Center for Chronic Disease Research and Policy.   

Prior to the start of employment, applicants must have 1) a doctoral degree or equivalent in the quantitative social sciences, statistics or biostatistics, public health, biological sciences or related disciplines, and 2) will have completed postdoctoral training or have equivalent research experience prior to the start of employment.

To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: http://apply.interfolio.com/79359.   Applicants must upload a CV including bibliography, and a cover letter. Review of complete applications will continue until the position is filled.

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We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

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