Opportunities

This page is dedicated for postings of faculty positions, leadership positions, fellowship opportunities, and analyst recruitment. To post an ad on this page, please contact SOC Administrator, Ashley Duby, at agay@umich.edu
 

NRSA T32 Training Opportunity at the University of Washington (posted 10/2017)
The University of Washington (UW) Centers for Comparative and Health Systems Effectiveness (CHASE Alliance) and the UW Department of Surgery’s Surgical Outcomes Research Center (SORCE) are pleased to offer a NRSA T32 training opportunity in gastrointestinal surgery outcomes research. As part of the UW CHASE Alliance, the SORCE training program will focus on the development of well-trained clinical, outcomes, and health services researchers with an emphasis on digestive disease interventions.

This 2-year training program combines research experience and rigorous graduate level didactic training. Trainees will work closely with clinical content and research mentors and a three to four person advisory committee.
Candidate Eligibility:
  • Must hold an MD degree
  • Currently enrolled in good standing in a postdoctoral clinical training program in surgery or a related field
  • Demonstrate a strong interest in an academic surgery career, particularly within digestive diseases and/or obesity and nutrition
  • Be able to commit to a post-doctoral training program for 2 years
  • Be a UW citizen, non-citizen national or permanent resident at the time of appointment
We are currently accepting applications for the 2019 – 2021 cohort, which will start July 1, 2019. All University of Washington applications, please apply via the CHASE Alliance catalyst site: http://catalyst.uw.edu/collectit/dropbox/chaseall/11289 (must have UW NetID). All non-University of Washington applicants, please submit all materials via email to sorce@uw.edu (https://www.uwsurgery.org/sorce-intro/postdoctoral-fellowship/). Application Deadline: January 15th, 2018

Assistant/Associate Professor Health Services - University of Buffalo(posted 04/2017)
The University at Buffalo, School of Public Health and Health Professions (CEPH accredited) is recruiting for a state funded, 12-month, tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor to join the faculty as a health services researcher with expertise in the areas of outcomes research, health policy or health economics. The successful applicant will be part of the Division of Health Services Policy and Practice in the Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health (EEH). The successful candidate will develop independent, funded research programs and contribute to graduate student teaching and service. The ideal candidate will have research interests in the areas of healthcare quality, patient-centered care, patient outcomes, resource utilization, and/or healthcare economics. The duties and responsibilities for this position include teaching, participation in collaborative research and the training and mentoring of trainees in the MPH Health Services Administration concentration, and the MS/PhD program in Epidemiology. This is a strategic hire within an expanding Division. We are seeking a faculty member who is interested in the opportunity to help grow the department and its programs.

Click here for more information about the Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, For more information about the position, please contact search committee chair: Dr. Katia Noyes, HSPP Division Director, Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, enoyes@buffalo.edu, (716) 829-5386. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent degree. Applicants must apply online Required documents: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and Research Statement.

Fully Funded Outcomes & Health Services Research Fellowship through the Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center (SOQIC) (post 3/2016) 

Northwestern University’s Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center (SOQIC) is offering a funded two-year onsite fellowship in surgical outcomes, health services, and health care policy research for surgical residents to pursue during their research years. The goal of the research fellowship is to help prepare surgical residents for a successful career in academic surgery by developing an expertise in surgical health services and outcomes research. Research fellows will spend a minimum of two years with the SOQIC research team conducting research, taking advanced degree courses, and working on developing a robust, meaningful research agenda. Research fellows will earn a Master’s or PhD degree that bests suits their needs through one of the programs offered at Northwestern. The SOQIC Research Fellowship is a unique opportunity that allows the surgical resident to gain firsthand experience in outcomes and health services research methodology, as well as in practical quality and process improvement work. The program also prepares the Fellow for a career in academic surgery with a focus on national surgical healthcare issues. Strong preference will be given to candidates with prior research experience. One-year fellowships will not be considered. To apply contact: Remi Love remi-love@northwestern.edu


Link to SOQIC Publications in the last year (Display the 38 citations in PubMed )
Link to all SOQIC Publications on PubMed: http://1.usa.gov/1AMAn7x


Northwestern University Research Fellowship (post 05/2015) The Northwestern Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center offers a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in health services, outcomes, and quality improvement research.  This is particularly geared to surgical residents taking two years after their second or third year of residency to focus on developing a research career. Full details are available at:

Northwestern Outcomes Research Fellowship Website For more information please contact Karl Bilimoria, MD MS at kbilimoria@facs.org


UCLA joins with three other Universities to create National Clinician Scholars Program (posted 3/2015)  We are happy to report that the National Clinician Scholars Program launched with a press release.  The new Program’s website and on-line application are live!

We are grateful to RWJF for their support of the Clinical Scholars Program at UCLA over the past 40 years.  With the new National Clinician Scholars Program, we honor this legacy and continue this important work of training clinicians to be change agents and solve our communities’ most pressing health and healthcare concerns.  For the first time ever, this new program brings together nurses and physicians to train in interdisciplinary teams.  We hope you will join us in finding the best candidates to fill these positions at UCLA and the three other program sites at the University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania, and Yale University. 

We are happy to answer questions or talk more about this new program and can be reached at (310) 794-2268 or by email (cpunzalan@mednet.ucla.edu).


American College of Surgeons Clinical Scholars in Residence Program Announcement (posted 3/2015)  The American College of Surgeons (ACS) offers a two-year onsite fellowship in surgical outcomes research, health services research, and healthcare policy.  The Clinical Scholar will work in multiple areas within the ACS Division of Research and Optimal Patient Care to advance the quality improvement initiatives of the ACS, offering opportunities to perform research relevant to ongoing projects within the ACS. Participants will also earn a Masters degree through Northwestern University during their two years in Chicago at the ACS.  Strong clinical, statistical, and health services research mentorship will be provided through the ACS.  The prior participants since 2005 have had excellent, productive experiences. For more information, go to:  www.facs.org/ropc/clinicalscholars.html

If you have additional questions, please contact Karl Bilimoria, MD MS at kbilimoria@facs.org