Research Assistant Professor (non-tenure track), Boston University School of Medicine

The Section of General Internal Medicine in the Boston University School of Medicine is seeking to hire a new/recent PhD in health services research, health economics, epidemiology or other quantitative discipline, with demonstrated research interest and expertise in the impact of policy changes on disparities in healthcare access, utilization and outcomes. Based in the Health/care Disparities Research Program of the Section of General Internal Medicine, the position offers excellent opportunities to advance research skills through mentored and collaborative participation in several ongoing NIH-funded projects on a range of national and state policy changes.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide expertise in health services research for various research projects and consult with team members on study design, data analysis, and interpretation of results
  • Participate in ongoing federally-funded research projects on the impact of policy on disparities in health care utilization and outcomes
  • Lead mutually-identified components of currently funded studies through all phases of research
  • Develop an independent portfolio of inquiry demonstrated through peer-reviewed journal publications and advance toward independent funding

Qualifications:

  • PhD or ScD in health services research, health economics, epidemiology or other quantitative discipline
  • Advanced training in statistical/econometric modeling and fluency in relevant software (Stata / SAS)
  • Experience working with large databases relating to health care utilization, electronic medical records and health surveys (Medicare, AHRQ, CDC, VA)
  • Strong writing and communicative skills
  • A solid emerging track record of professional achievement, including peer-reviewed publications and extramural funding
  • Demonstrated history of successful collaborative research experience, including leading project teams
  • To apply, please submit a letter of interest, CV, and contact information of three referees to Amresh Hanchate, PhD, at [email protected]. Application review will begin June 1 and continue until the positions are filled.