Research Scientist II

at NorthShore University Health System in Evanston, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Position Highlights:
*Position: Research Scientist II, Outcomes Research Network
*Location: Evanston, IL
*Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
*Hours: Monday-Friday, 8AM-4:30PM
*Required Travel: N/A

What you will need:
Education: PhD and/or MD required;
Certification: Has held a faculty appointment at the (research) Assistant Professor level for a minimum of 3 years, or currently holds an Associate Professor rank
Experience: At least 5 years of postdoctoral experience; has garnered external independent research funding as Principal Investigator
Skills: Contributes to 2-3 peer-reviewed publications, specialty comprehensive review articles, or textbook chapters each year; contributes as a primary author or senior author on some publications. Expected to serve as a Principal Investigator/Program Director for own externally funded projects while also leveraging their research contributions as co-investigator on other grants.Will commit about 40% effort to: providing research development consultation and mentorship for investigators across the health system; contributing to research education programs for clinical investigators and/or staff; facilitating dissemination of research findings; and providing scientific peer review for internal or external research grant applications.
Funding: Currently holds or has previously held NIH 'R-grant' funding or other similar competitive awards as Principal Investigator; expected to maintain 40-50% effort covered from research funding in this position, or have other research revenue to cover technologic innovations with a research focus.

What you will do:
Contribute to and direct scholarly efforts toward supporting the goals of Research Development across the health system as determined by Outcomes Research Network and Research Institute leadership.
Under minimal administrative direction, develops and directs qualitative research initiatives with an emphasis on health equity principles.
Assumes a key role in establishing multidisciplinary team science at NorthShore and assuring the maturation and successful external funding of these efforts.
Develops, implements, and reviews general research policies/procedures as necessary to assure the conduct of high quality translational research
Manages grants and projects on which he/she serves as Principal Investigator, including overseeing and directly supervising research personnel as needed.
Designs and performs complex research methods as appropriate for specific research endeavors.

NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is an integrated healthcare delivery system consistently ranked a Headquartered in Evanston, Illinois, NorthShore comprises five hospitals (, , ,  and ), 140 Medical Group and Specialty Care offices, and more than 3,000 physicians, serving over 635,000 patients. The organization supports academics and research as the principal teaching affiliate for the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Recognized for nursing excellence, NorthShore is a Magnet designated organization--the first system in Illinois to receive this prestigious honor. NorthShore has an established reputation and employs over 12,500 people.

When you work for NorthShore, you will be part of an organization that encourages its employees to achieve career goals and maximize their professional potential.

Please explore our website () to better understand how NorthShore delivers on its mission "to preserve and improve human life" through superior clinical care, academic excellence and innovative research.

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Job Posting:Apr 27, 2023, 8:47:27 PM

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Job Posting: 10967883

Posted On: May 28, 2023

Updated On: Jun 27, 2023

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