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Senior Research Scientist
**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Center for Health Care Delivery Science
The **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Center for Healthcare Delivery Science is seeking a Senior Research Scientist in Wilmington, Delaware. The Center for Health Care Delivery Science, led by Anne E. Kazak, Ph.D., ABPP and Tim Wysocki, Ph.D., ABPP, conducts research on variables and processes that affect the delivery, safety, outcomes, cost, quality, and value of pediatric health care. We seek an accomplished scientist who can add depth and breadth to our center by bringing an active program of research in such areas as family-centered care, comparative effectiveness research, decision science, health care disparities, health literacy, dissemination and implementation science, or qualitative and mixed methods research. Visit our website for more information: (******MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. operates freestanding children’s hospitals in Wilmington, Delaware and Orlando, Florida, subspecialty pediatric outpatient clinics in Wilmington, DE, Philadelphia, PA and Jacksonville, Orlando and Pensacola, FL, and pediatric primary care clinic networks in the Delaware Valley and Central Florida. **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. has been at the forefront of integrating information technology into its daily operations, having adopted a uniform electronic medical record system in 1997. All **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. entities are connected by a Local Area Network, video-conference capabilities and shared research administration, accounting and regulatory functions. **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is one of eight major pediatric organizations within PedsNet, a Clinical Data Research Network funded by the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute, an excellent resource for pediatric health care delivery science (see www.PEDSnet.org).
Successful candidates must hold an MD, MD/PhD, PhD or other doctoral degree in a health related discipline and demonstrate evidence of collaborative academic productivity and success in obtaining funding for health care delivery research. We invite applications from qualified researchers in any pertinent discipline at the advanced assistant professor or associate professor rank. A portion of this position can be dedicated to clinical service in the candidate’s professional specialty.
1. Develop a productive program of health care delivery science as defined above. 2. Acquire and maintain federal or national foundation funding for the candidate’s program of research. 3. Cultivate cross-campus research collaborations that capitalize on **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. technological infrastructure, opportunities for collaborative research through PEDSnet, electronic medical record and data warehouse, large clinical populations, and growing professional staff of more than 700 health care providers. 4. Mentor junior researchers and trainees to develop competitive grant applications. 5. Collaborate effectively with others in **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. research community, clinical services and administration. 6. Advocate for the translation of research findings into practice throughout **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.. 7. Contribute to **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. educational mission by presenting at conferences and continuing medical education courses.
All inquiries will be treated confidentially. Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter to Dana Berger (****) and addressed to: Anne E. Kazak, Ph.D., ABPP and Tim Wysocki, Ph.D., ABPP, Co-Directors, Center for Health Care Delivery Science Applications will be considered until the position is filled. As an equal opportunity employer, **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is committed to focusing on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.