The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is seeking a Research Assistant Professor to oversee development of a program of research focusing on global learning portals in HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and STDs. The individual in this position will design and implement global learning portals for international providers focusing on infectious disease clinical treatment training, and will contribute academically to research in this area. The Research Assistant Professor will liaise with funders and partners from the NYS AIDS Institute, the University of New Mexico's Project ECHO Initiative, CEI partners throughout the state, the National Institutes of Health, and international partners. Additionally, the Research Assistant Professor will support research and clinical training, including providing lectures in HIV/AIDS clinical care, global health, and technology applications. Responsibilities include design, implementation, and evaluation of a HIV/AIDS learning portals in the USA and abroad, requiring the application of substantial judgment and experience, including assessing the training needs of primary care providers, designing specific clinical training opportunities deployed through distance mechanisms, and assuring the operational implementation of the HIV/AIDS learning initiative. While considerable breadth and scope in leadership of both the clinical HIV/AIDS, STD, and Hepatitis C clinical care and research is required, the Research Assistant Professor will work closely with a large and diverse team of professionals both within and outside of the University in achieving project goals.
This position requires clinical qualification, preferably an MD degree or doctorally-prepared nurse or other clinical provider.
This position prioritizes a doctoral degree in a health-related field with formal coursework in statistics, quantitative methods, public health, informatics, and nursing or other clinical field.
The position requires experience as a clinical care provider in an in-patient or out-patient setting serving HIV/AIDS-affected populations in the global context
Provide direct supervision of technical and other professionals
Evidence of the following specific skills is required: management and analysis of learning resources; experience with assessing clinical researcher knowledge and resource needs; technical project planning; communication through program or system documentation.
Demonstrated experience with academic productivity (publications, conference presentations, grants)
Fluency in English and at least one other language
A post-offer health assessment and drug testing is required to be performed on-site. The University of Rochester has a strong commitment to principles of diversity and, in that spirit, actively encourages applications from groups underrepresented in higher education.
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Timothy D. Dye, PhD (email@example.com)
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Public Health Sciences, and Medical Informatics
Associate Chair for Research, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Director, Biomedical Informatics, Clinical and Translational Science Institute
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
CDC Global and Territorial Health Research Network Coordinating Center (http://globalresearchnetwork.net/)
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