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Faculty position at the Assistant/Associate professor Level

The University of Texas Medical Branch School of Health Professions is recruiting candidates for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level, depending on experience, scholarly record, and external funding history. The successful candidate will collaborate with other faculty on research in the newly created Center for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research in the Elderly as well as develop his/her own patient-centered outcomes research program. Experience with qualitative and mixed methods techniques is required, as is experience with stakeholder engagement in the development of research and dissemination and implementation of research findings. Currently funded projects in the Center include developing a patient-centered, individualized decision aid for older women about breast cancer screening, individualized decision support for post-hospital rehabilitation and outcome preferences following stroke, and feasibility of community bioethics dialogues on the ethics of comparative effectiveness research. The center also houses well-funded comparative effectiveness studies on different models of care, such as primary care by nurse-practitioners.

required qualifications

Qualifications include a research or clinical doctoral or nursing degree, expertise in qualitative research methods and stakeholder engagement, and a demonstrated ability to collaborate with other investigators.

required documents

Interested individuals can contact Stephanie Burt at for more information. They can apply online at Job ID 34574 and upload a current curriculum vitae, enter salary requirements and list the names and contact information of three references.

The University of Texas Medical Branch is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women and individuals from diverse racial,
ethnic and cultural backgrounds are encouraged. 

posted september 2013