New York, NY
5 - 7 years
Posted 54 days ago
Job ID: 1053559_RR00028626
Area of Talent: Research, NYU School of Medicine, Population Health-Health Equi (S1292)
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular
Location: NYU School of Medicine
Shift: 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM variable hours
NYU School of Medicine is one of the nation’s top-ranked medical schools. For 175 years, NYU School of Medicine has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history and enrich the lives of countless people. An integral part of NYU Langone Health, the School of Medicine at its core is committed to improving the human condition through medical education, scientific research, and direct patient care.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Scientist.
In this role, the successful candidate NYU School of Medicines Section for Health Equity within the Department of Population Health (http://pophealth.med.nyu.edu/) is seeking applications for a full time research scientist. We are looking for a candidate with a doctoral degree (see categories below) with experience in community-based research and applied epidemiology with strong organizational, analytic and program management skills and an interest in developing expertise on health disparities research in immigrant and minority populations. The vision of the Section for Health Equity is to promote health equity in racial and ethnic minority populations and socially disadvantaged communities through community engagement, research, training, and policy.
The candidate will work on the Sections National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities-funded U54 Center of Excellence award participating in study implementation, data analysis, and interpretation and preparation of study findings for publication.
Current areas of research include: applying principles of community-based participatory research; community health worker interventions to improve prevention and management of chronic diseases in immigrant populations; community-clinical linkage models; electronic health record interventions in primary care practice settings; harnessing/analyzing existing databases and resources to inform projects; and implementation and dissemination of evidenced-based interventions in community settings.
To qualify you must have a MD or PhD and 5 years experience.
1. Demonstrated skill in quantitative data analysis for clinical trials or epidemiological studies, including work with large datasets and advanced computer skills. Experience using data analysis software (e.g., SAS, SPSS, Stata, SUDAAN) is a must.
2. Demonstrated skill in written communication that expresses complex clinical and scientific content in understandable terms.
3. Experience in research program management, supervising staff members and working in collaborative environments;
4. Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects. Must possess efficient time management skills with an ability to meet deadlines. Ability to work with minimal direction and on a self-directed basis as well as in a team setting.
5. Demonstrate interpersonal, written and oral communication skills in English to effectively communicate, collaborate, and establish and maintain good working relationships with a diverse population of multi-disciplinary researchers, faculty and staff. Demonstrated ability to communicate with tact, diplomacy, flexibility, professionalism, and discretion.
6. Strong desire and commitment to work on Asian American and immigrant health disparities research;
7. Strong familiarity with grants development and submissions;
8. Some familiarity in qualitative data analysis, such as focus groups or semi-structured interviews.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU School of Medicine provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you’ll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU School of Medicine is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.