Duke University Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Position ID:Duke University Medical Center-Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology-EPIOB [#15943, EPIOB]
Position Title: Faculty Epidemiologist for the Division of Women’s Community and Population Health
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27705, United States [map]
Subject Area: Epidemiology / quantitative epidemiology or big data
Appl Deadline:2020/03/30help popup
Position Description:    

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Duke University School of Medicine are seeking to hire a regular-rank, non-tenure track faculty member with strong analytical skills, and a demonstrated research focus on women’s health, reproductive health and/or health disparities. In this role, s/he will develop their own research portfolio and support the ongoing and new projects among faculty and trainees in the Division of Women’s Community and Population Health.

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology https://obgyn.duke.edu/ has a long tradition of providing world-class women’s health care and leveraging academic and community partnerships to provide the highest quality reproductive health care to women in our local communities and around the world.

The Division of Women’s Community and Population Health https://obgyn.duke.edu/divisions/womens-community-and-population-health centralizes and provides an academic home for these efforts. The Division currently has 14 faculty members who provide general obstetrics, gynecological and preventative care and is the home to our family planning, cervical cancer prevention and global health programs.

In partnership with the Duke Center for Global Reproductive Health, the Division boasts a number of long-standing clinical, educational and research partnerships in East Africa. We are looking for someone with a passion for and proven track record of team science and mentorship to help grow the WCPH research mission and portfolio. Candidates with appropriate research focus areas may be considered for co-hires with other relevant departments or Institutes across the university (ex. Population Health, Global Health Institute, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health).

Required qualifications

PhD in epidemiology, biostatistics, sociology public health or related fields

  • 3 years of experience conducting or supporting quantitative research in reproductive health, health disparities or related work.

  • Evidence of quantitative methods training and expertise, including a publication history that demonstrates the ability to work with complex dataset and analytic techniques

  • Experience with statistical software [SAS, SPSS and/or STATA]

Strong candidates will bring:

A passion for women’s health and a track record of working to understand determinants of women’s reproductive health outcome

Prior success in obtaining independent research funding

Ability to work as part of a team and perform under deadline pressure

Experience working on grant proposal development, including meeting with collaborators and reviewing proposal opportunities

Exceptional writing and communications skills

Proven ability to work with and mentor trainees at all levels

Applications will be accepted until March 31, 2020. Please send a cover letter and CV to:

Megan J. Huchko, MD, MPH

Associate Chief and Director of Research

Women’s Community and Population Health

Megan.huchko@duke.edu

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age,color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.



 





Duke is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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