Faculty Qualitative Methodologist

The Cleveland Clinic main campus is searching for a doctoral level faculty members to join its multidisciplinary group in the Department of Quantitative Health Sciences.  The current department has 20 faculty and over 100 total members.  Areas of research application include biostatistics, clinical trials, statistical genetics, bioinformatics, statistical computing, predictive modeling and computational biology.   Please see below for a description of each specific position and refer to the instructions to submit an application, if interested.

A doctoral level qualitative methodologist with a PhD in sociology, medical anthropology health-related discipline to collaborate with research conducted in the Healthcare Delivery and Implementation Science Center (HDISC). The candidate should have the ability and desire to conduct both collaborative and methodologic research. A doctoral degree in sociology, medical anthropology or health-related discipline with expertise performing qualitative data collection and analysis along with a strong desire to publish journal articles are required. Experience in both collecting and analyzing data using ethnographic observations, focus groups, and in-depth interviews, and familiarity with implementation science research is preferred. Expectations include the publication of collaborative papers. The focus on healthcare delivery science will require rigorous approaches to assessment of outcomes of implementation of knowledge or care delivery initiatives into practice settings. Please e-mail QHSJobSearchCC@ccf.org

For all positions, the level of appointment will be commensurate with experience of the candidate and may be at the associate, or assistant level in a matrix reporting environment. These are all ‘hard money’ positions with no explicit requirements to obtain salary support. Masters level statistician support will be provided. Excellent academic writing and communication skills must be clearly demonstrated.

In the cover letter, the applicant should specifically identify which position(s) are of interest and should speak their relevant skills. Interested candidates should email a curriculum vitae, the names of at least three references and a letter summarizing experience and research interests to the specified email address. These and other current openings may be found at http://www.clevelandclinic.org/qhs.

Cleveland Clinic is one of the world’s largest and busiest health centers. U.S. News & World Report has declared that we are among the top two “Best Hospitals” in America. In cardiology and urology, we lead the nation. Our Heart Center has been ranked number one in America for 20 years in a row in U.S. News & World Report. Since 1998, Cleveland Clinic has used the EPIC electronic health record, which contains more than 4 million unique patients. We have approximately 200 million patient encounters and 25 million hospital encounters, with 10 million patient transactions per day. Moreover, we have more than 1 billion lab results, and all of these data are available to Cleveland Clinic researchers. The Lerner Research Institute is home to Cleveland Clinic’s laboratory-based translational and clinical research, including the Department of Quantitative Health Sciences. Nearly 2,000 scientists and support personnel pursue a wide range of biomedical questions with the common goal of improving human health. We are committed to academic excellence, and the great majority of our faculty also has appointments at the nearby Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland State University, Kent State University, and/or University of Akron. We are an integral part of the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University – a program dedicated to training the next generation of physician-scientists. Total annual research expenditures at Cleveland Clinic exceed $250 million, including more than $100 million in federal funding. Our faculty publish approximately 1,300 research articles per year, many of which appear in high impact journals. The Department of Quantitative Health Sciences has expertise in all aspect of clinical research from study design through statistical analysis and reporting.

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. We are a smoke/drug free environment.

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