Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative Northern Arizona University #604163

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The Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative (SHERC), a dynamic, new Research Center for Minority Institutions at Northern Arizona University funded by NIMHD, seeks a Health Services Researcher, Health Economist and/or Epidemiologist to join our expanding team.  The long-term goal of SHERC is to eliminate health disparities among diverse populations of the southwestern United States by focusing on building research capacity in biomedical, clinical and behavioral sciences at NAU.  We are uniquely positioned to do this at NAU, given our longstanding commitment to serving underrepresented students and citizens in our region, our strong working relationships with tribal, Latinx, and rural communities, and our dedication to conduct health equity research that directly improves the lives of people we serve.

We seek applicants for a full-time (9-month) tenure-track or tenured research and teaching faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level to start in the Fall of 2019. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience leading multi-year population health research projects and working as part of a team. Scholarly work should reflect best practices regarding statistical analysis and reporting, study design, study recruitment and other indices of optimal and transparent research. The successful candidate will: 1) maintain an independent research program that is supported by external funding and produce peer reviewed science in the field of public health; 2) contribute to the teaching mission of the CHHS including the teaching and mentoring of undergraduate, MPH, and PhD students as well as post-doctoral fellows and junior faculty; and 3) perform service for the department, center, college, university and profession.

Preferred Qualifications include: Evidence of statistical/methodological knowledge base and contributions to clinical and translational research that complements existing CHER/SHERC faculty areas’ of expertise; Evidence of effective collaboration regarding research design and analysis approaches using health-related administrative data and clinical data sets, large-scale observational data, national surveys, comparative effectiveness, randomized trials, cluster randomized trials, and/or community-based trials; Leadership experience and expertise in building multidisciplinary teams and developing multi-investigator grants and programs; Experience mentoring undergraduate, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows or junior faculty in health research; Demonstrated ability to translate our published research into policy and practice; and Excellent oral and written communication skills with a wide variety of audiences, including healthcare professionals, community stakeholders, sponsors, and/or policy makers.

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.  Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. Applications must be submitted through the NAU Human Resources portal at www.nau.edu/hr , vacancy #604163.