GIM - Assistant Professor, Research Scholar Pathway
University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine
December 21, 2017
Full Time - Experienced
College / University
The University of Vermont (UVM) is seeking a doctoral-level Health Services Researcher to join the new Health Services Research Center in the Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine (COM). This is an opportunity to join the Center and College at an exciting time, with Vermont poised to embark upon a unique all-payer accountable care organization model spanning the state that will facilitate remarkable opportunities for innovative health services research. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in a collaborative interdisciplinary center focused on evaluating the impact of innovative healthcare delivery models, chronic disease prevention and management, organization and financing of health care, integrated health information systems, health policy or other health service domains.
The successful candidate will conduct rigorous, externally funded research and potentially teach students in one or more of the COM’s graduate degree programs. We desire evidence of success working on interdisciplinary research teams and either hold or be expecting a doctoral level degree (MD, PhD, MD/PhD, or equivalent). We are particularly interested in expertise in quantitative health services research methods, experience using large healthcare databases for research purposes (such as EPIC or healthcare claims data), excellent oral and written communication skills, and a strong commitment to academic research. Particular areas of interest include implementation science, comparative effectiveness research, health economics, policy analysis, outcomes research, quality of care research and pediatric health services research. Demonstrated experience working with clinical faculty on health service research projects is desirable. Candidates with experience or interest in obtaining extramural grants to fund their research are particularly encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will be granted a faculty appointment in the Department of Medicine. The initial appointment is intended to be at the Assistant Professor level in the Research Scholar Pathway. The salary for this position is commensurate with skills and experience.
Burlington is a vibrant community located on the shores of Lake Champlain between the Adirondack and Green Mountains. With year-round recreational opportunities, safe communities and excellent schools, this progressive community has been frequently cited as one of the most livable cities in the U.S.
The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people of diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.
A review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested individuals should apply online at https://www.uvmjobs.com/postings/28004 (position number 00024666). Inquiries may be sent to Jeanna Page at Jeanna.firstname.lastname@example.org.
About University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine
Our mission at The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont is to educate a diverse group of dedicated physicians and biomedical scientists to serve across all the disciplines of medicine; to bring hope to patients by advancing medical knowledge through research; to integrate education and research to advance the quality and accessibility of patient c...are; and to engage with our communities to benefit Vermont and the world.
Second to None
Founded in 1822, The Larner College of Medicine is the seventh oldest medical school in the nation.
With the September 2016 historic gift announcement from Dr. Robert Larner and his wife, Helen, the college will continue building a medical education that is second to none. Recent initiatives include digitizing the entire curriculum, creating new innovative classrooms that facilitate active learning, building an enhanced simulation center to help students learn clinical skills, and the recruitment of an endowed Professor of Medical Education to lead the Teaching Academy.
Vermont ranks 1st in the nation in primary care physicians per capita and 6th in all physicians per capita (AAMC State Physician Workforce Data Book, 2015). The Larner College of Medicine ranked 8th for Rural Medicine education (US News & World Report, 2016). Admissions is highly selective, from a pool of 5,857 applicants, Larner College of Medicine enrolled 119 students in the class of 2021.