The Center for Women’s Health Research and Innovation (CWHRI) is growing! We are looking for new team members who are highly motivated towards excellence and who have a passion for women's health.
Health Services Research Scientist
We are seeking a Health Services Research Scientist for the Center for Women’s Health Research and Innovation (CWHRI). Responsibilities include overseeing all scientific aspects and day-to-day operations of research under the direction of the Principal Investigator/Director; serve as a lead and, in some cases, Co-Investigator for grants and projects conducted within CWHRI; coordinating and planning research activities for one or more grants; supervising staff to ensure that project aims and timelines are met; drafting and submitting applications for funding, including NIH and foundation grants; developing or revising both quantitative and qualitative research design/methodologies; interpreting and analyzing data; producing NIH progress reports or other related reports; and drafting publications emanating from the ongoing projects . In addition, the Health Services Research Scientist will form and maintain key relationships throughout the University of Pittsburgh, UPMC, and the women’s health research community nationally, identifying opportunities for collaboration and dissemination of research findings. Finally, the Health Services Research Scientist will assume delegated responsibilities for the Principal Investigator/CWHRI Director when she is not available.
PhD or ScD in health services research or a related field (e.g., Public Health, Health Policy and Management). A PhD in Sociology, Psychology, or a related field would also be appropriate. Three years of experience as a health services researcher. Must have experience with quantitative data analysis and qualitative data analysis and/or mixed methods, excellent scientific writing and organizational skills, and at least one first-author publication in a peer-reviewed journal based on original and/or secondary analysis data.