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Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
HIIR fellows will lead dissemination and implementation research projects that study the development, implementation, and spread of care delivery innovation projects at BJC/WUSM. This work will be performed in close collaboration with the Washington University CDI and the BJC/WUSM Healthcare Innovation Lab. Successful fellows will produce rigorous studies that are published in high-profile, peer-reviewed publications and successfully obtain internal and external grant funds to support their work.
PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prepare analysis and submit peer-reviewed research papers on innovation projects in high-profile publications, in conjunction with operational leaders and program managers.
Assist with grant preparation and reporting in support of various healthcare innovation implementation projects.
Assist in the design and execution of innovation projects.
Evaluate project outcomes and assist in the reporting of the outcomes.
Engage in open and timely discussion with mentor regarding possession or distribution of material or records belonging to their laboratory and any proposed disclosure of findings or techniques privately or in publications.
Exhibit collegial conduct towards co-trainees, staff members and members of the research groups.
Adhere to all applicable University policies, procedures and regulations. All data, research records and materials and other intellectual property generated in BJC and WUSM remain the property of the University.
Ph.D. degree level.
Experience and proficiency with evaluation of medical literature, data management, and utilizing statistical packages used by departments.
Experience in dissemination and implementation research methods.
Demonstrated accomplishment in research project design and execution.
Familiarity with informatics, data extraction, and data analysis.
Project management expertise.
Epidemiological skills and training.
General understanding of healthcare operations.
Base pay commensurate with experience.
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