The Center for Asthma Research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor on the non-tenure track to lead research activities within the Center. We are seeking an experienced individual with training and experience in pediatric and/or adult and/or clinical studies. The individual should ideally have experience in broad aspects of human studies, data management, and multi-site investigations. Experience in either asthma or pediatric studies would be helpful, although not essential. The ideal candidate will a) aide in coordinating research projects within a dynamic, extramurally-funded and productive clinical and epidemiological research program focused on asthma prevention within the supportive infrastructure of the Center for Asthma Research, b) assist in writing and developing grant proposals and manuscripts, c) aide in coordinating collaborative interactions with basic and clinical co-investigators, and d) lead ancillary studies if so desired.
Requirements: • Experience and knowledge in the coordination of human studies and/or observational epidemiologic investigations is essential. • Successful candidates should have a PhD, MD, or MD/MPH or equivalent degree • Background and interest in human studies or clinical trials, particularly in disease prevention, improving care, or implementing health innovations. • Strong research, analytical, critical thinking, organizational, grant and manuscript writing and communication skills. • Ability to remain goal-oriented and keep investigative team on track. • Ability to synthesize and organize complex data. • Proactive and flexible demeanor with ability to effectively work in a team environment and get things done. • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate.
Interested applicants should apply online and include a statement of interest and experience, and include a CV. Any questions about these positions may be directed to: Tina Hartert, MD, MPH, Search Committee Chair, via email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.