Research Investigator II, MD - Division of Health Services Research and Implementation Science

$185,000 - $225,000 yearly
  • The Resume Review - Recruiting Department
  • Hybrid (Pasadena, CA, USA)
  • Nov 08, 2022
Full time Research Science

Job Description

Job description
Designs, develops, obtains funding for, and directs epidemiologic, behavioral science, health services, or related research projects that are consistent with institutional, state, and national health care priorities. Contributes to the overall achievements of the Department of Research&Evaluation (R&E) and the Southern California Permanente Medical Group (SCPMG).
 
Essential Functions:
• General: Designs, develops, obtains funding for, and directs research projects that are consistent with institutional, state, and national health care priorities.
• Prepares grant proposals, internal reports, and manuscripts for publication in high-quality peer review journals both independently and collaboratively.
• Provides service to the scientific community through reviewing manuscripts for publication and serving on editorial boards, grant review panels, and national boards of directors.
• May consult with local, state, and national non-profit and government agencies.
• Makes presentations to R&E and SCPMG as requested.
• Presents papers in oral or poster format at national and international scientific meetings.
• Serves on and may Chair departmental committees and SCPMG committees based on experience and expertise.
• Mentors postdoctoral fellows and junior research scientists when experience and opportunities permit.
• Rank Specific: Research Scientist II: Requires substantial professional experience (seven (7) years of postdoctoral experience).
• Serves as PI on 1-2 and a Co-I on 1-4 extramurally-funded research projects.
• Publishes one (1) to two (2) papers per year as a first author, one (1) to three (3) papers per year as a senior author, and three (3) to five (5) papers per year as a collaborating author.
• Makes presentations at one or more internal meeting and two (2) to three (3) external meetings.
• Serves on internal departmental and SCPMG committees.
• Serves on a grant review committee (foundation, NIH).
• Review six (6) to eight (8) papers per year for indexed peer review journals; and may serve on an editorial board for a peer review journal.
• This is the second level in a career progression.
Qualifications: Basic Qualifications:
Experience
• Professional experience (years dependent on rank) in designing and conducting original research, presenting results at national scientific meetings and publishing in peer review journals.
Education
• M.D. required with advanced graduate degree in epidemiology, behavioral science, health services research.
 
Additional Requirements:
• Ranks of Research Scientist I-III are consistent with Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor in traditional academic settings.
• Competent in advanced research methods, including statistical techniques and study design commonly used in epidemiologic, behavioral, health services research, or similar studies.
• Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Doctoral degree preferred (Ph.D., Sc.D., Dr.P.H OR eight (8) years of experience in a directly related field).
  • Medical Doctoral Degree (MD) with post-doctoral research training in health services, epidemiology, health economics, public health, healthcare administration, or related fields or equivalent training and mastery highly preferred.
  • Competent in advanced research methods, including statistical techniques and study designs commonly used in health services research, implementation science, epidemiology, behavioral research, economics, or related fields.
  • Experience or interest in partnering with operational leadership across broad clinical areas within a learning health system.
  • Must be able to consistently demonstrate the knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors necessary to provide superior and culturally sensitive service to all.
Additional Information
The successful candidate will be expected to:
  • Design, develop, and direct a blended internally- and externally- funded research program that is aligned with clinical practice resulting in the translation of results directly to patient care.
  • Lead or co-lead oversight of the Care Improvement Research Team (CIRT) embedded research portfolio.
  • Collaborate with clinical investigators within R&E and with external investigators in health care and academic settings, to advance knowledge in the diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes for various conditions across diverse populations.
  • Provide service to the scientific community through reviewing manuscripts for publication, serving on editorial boards, and grant review panels.
  • Present at national and international scientific meetings.
  • Maintain awareness of scientific developments within area of expertise, both in terms of new methodology and new research activities.
  • Serve on and may chair departmental committees based on experience and expertise.