Research Scientist - Center for Child Health Equity and Outcomes Research (Chisolm)
Research Scientist- Center for Health Equity and Outcomes
The Research Scientist would be responsible for participating in research projects related to Nationwide Children's Hospital's Stand for Health Equity initiative, with a focus on studying the outcomes of interventions designed to reduce disparities in health, healthcare, and research engagement and to address underlying causes of such disparities. Primary responsibilities of this position include: 1) design and implementation of research and evaluation projects; 2) performing data analysis, management, and quality control; 3) lead authorship of scientific publications and lay reports; 5) oversight of project staff and trainees; 6) maintaining compliance with IRB and study training and documentation requirements; and 7) performing miscellaneous related tasks as required.
Schedule: (Full time, Benefits Eligible)
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, Ohio 43205
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Supports projects under Dr. Deena Chisolm from generation of study ideas, through collaborative discussion, to research design, implementation, monitoring, and project sustainability or closeout.
Develops research protocols that include processes for recruitment, informed consent, data collection, and data analysis.
Leads development study proposals, grants, and written summaries of statistical findings, and manuscripts for publication.
Leads authorship of high-quality scientific and scholarly articles for submission and publication in peer-reviewed journals.
Prepares budget proposals for supplies and equipment needed to conduct research. Monitors study expenditures to assure that budgetary constraints are followed.
Works with Research Business Coordinator, and Sponsored Projects Officers to ensure adherence to project budget proposals and study expenditures to assure that budgetary constraints are followed.
Maintains compliance with the Institutional Review Board and funding agencies by completing study submissions, amendments/progress reports, continuing reviews and final reports. Maintains software licenses, DUAs and other required legal documents.
Leads efforts of multiple work groups and research teams and produces deliverables related to research milestones and product creation
Collects and analyzes data in accordance with appropriate statistical procedures, and prepares reports, inclusive of graphs, tables, and results.
Prepares results for oral presentations, poster presentations, and/or abstracts and presents the research at national or chapter meetings, etc. as appropriate.
Serves as a resource person for other investigators and as a mentor to less experienced research personnel.
Other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Doctoral degree or Master's degree with at least five years of research experience, required (Public Heath, Epidemiology, Sociology, or related field)
Previous experience in design and leadership of clinical research or a health care related field including both qualitative and quantitative methods
Experience in grant writing for NIH and foundation funding opportunities, successful track record preferred
Experience providing oversight to research staff and research trainees
Strong scientific writing appropriate for lead authorship of academic publications
Able to work independently and make decisions in conjunction with the PI.
Exceptional interpersonal, presentation, and communication skills required to interact effectively with all internal research staff and external collaborators.
Strong statistical and data analysis skills desired. Ability to summarize data and generate tables.
Software skills to prepare presentations, announcements, and make tables and figures.
Communication and speaking skills to lead group phone calls and group meetings and interact with patients and parents.
Previous experience with data management, data entry and data analysis.
Research Skills, ability to gather information and seek multiple perspectives.
Able to maintain strict confidentiality of all personal/health sensitive information.
Underrepresent minorities and those with lived experiences in disparity populations are encouraged to apply
Minimum Physical Requirement:
Talking on phone/in person (Frequently)
Typing on a keyboard (Frequently)
Lifting 25 lbs (Occasionally)
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