Institution (Location)
The Cooper Institute, Dallas, Texas
Position Description

Position Description

Directs, coordinates, and oversees major projects related to epidemiologic research and analysis. Coordinates the development and representation of potential new projects and generation of research grants. Assists with long-range strategic planning for research initiatives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Formulate and implement impactful research that will be published in top tier journals.
  • Analyze study data and prepares written and oral summary reports.
  • Consults with Biostatistician for additional expertise as needed for research design, analysis, and interpretation.
  • Provide expertise in the field of research to other division members.
  • Researches literature to stay abreast of new scientific and technological advances in order to upgrade research skills.
  • Prepare reports and papers of completed projects for publication in refereed scientific journals, presentation to regulatory agencies or at conferences, and use in further research activities.
  • Seeks extramural funding through governmental grants, foundations, institutes, and/or corporate sponsors.
Candidate’s Qualifications (who should apply)

Earned doctoral degree (e.g., MD, PhD, DrPH, ScD, etc.) in medicine, epidemiology, health service research, health economics, behavioral science or related discipline and demonstrated ability to publish in the peer-reviewed scientific literature and to seek extramural research funding.

Experience or knowledge in the areas of preventive medicine, epidemiology, health service research, biostatistics, behavioral medicine, exercise science, exercise physiology, research methods with strong quantitative skills.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply at [email protected] and provide a 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) listing of three references; and 4) statement of research philosophy.


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