This position offers collaborative and independent research opportunities at the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health. The major responsibilities include conceptualizing research questions, analyzing data, preparing manuscripts suitable for publication in leading journals, collaborating with Principal Investigators, research staff and community partners in preparing proposals for external funding and responding to RFPs. Successful candidate will lead and/or work closely with interdisciplinary staff/faculty/and student research teams in all aspect of research. This position is a two-year appointment.
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.
UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:
- Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
- Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
- Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
- Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
- Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
- Career Training and Educational Opportunities
- Merchant Discounts
- Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy
Salary: offered commensurate with experience
Data Collection and Analysis:
- Works closely with study staff and community partners to assist with data collection related to ongoing studies.
- Works closely with the PIs to assist with development and implementation of data analyses related to existing datasets.
- May include overseeing part-time students in data collection and/or analyses related activities.
Research Proposal Development:
- Works closely with Principal Investigators and community partners to develop independent lines of research related to ongoing COPH research.
- Works closely with Principal Investigators, research staff, and community partners to prepare manuscripts for leading public health journals.
Other duties as assigned.
- A doctoral degree in public health or other related field by the position's start date
- 1-2 years of experience with community engaged research with vulnerable populations ( i.e., incarcerated individuals, minorities, LGBTQ populations)
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
- Ability to work collaboratively and sensitively with criminal justice populations
- Ability to work collaboratively and sensitively with LGBTQ populations
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and data Analyses software package (e.g. STATA, SAS SPSS)
- Must be able to travel in-car for in-state travel
- Must be able to walk and stand
UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.