The ideal candidate will possess proven experience and expertise as a health researcher in one or more of the following areas: rural health and rural public health; innovative approaches to health care delivery; evaluation of community-based organizations; and early childhood interventions. Applicants with a track record of collaborating with diverse stakeholders and with demonstrated skills and experience in conducting innovative, high-quality research, intervention or policy studies, analysis of large datasets, and dissemination of findings to broad audiences are of particular interest. Additionally, while the position is fully funded through existing gifts and grants, demonstrated experience in grant writing and the ability to obtain external funding to expand Center initiatives is preferred. Rank and salary are commensurate with education and experience. Comprehensive employment benefits are provided. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion.
Required qualifications include:
• Doctoral degree in a relevant field, eligible for appointment in one of the five departments in the college (Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Community and Behavioral Health, Environmental Health, Health Services Management & Policy, and Health Sciences). Candidates with a Master’s degree in a relevant field with exceptional experience in Rural Health Research may be considered.
• Training and/or experience in research design/methods, program planning and evaluation, and/or policy analysis.
• Experience with statistical analysis and scientific writing.