Health Services/Implementation Research Scientist Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety (IQuESt) Houston, TX
IQuESt (a collaborative center of health services research between the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine) is seeking a Health Services/Implementation Research Scientist to join a grant supported multidisciplinary research collective conducting research on healthcare delivery that impacts policy, practice and the health of patients and populations.
The applicant will be expected to contribute to the research areas of one of three focus areas:
Developing and implementing pragmatic, integrated behavioral health interventions for persons with chronic medical illnesses.
Developing pragmatic approaches for measurement and improvement of diagnostic safety.
Developing new measures and novel analytic approaches for measurement of health care quality for improvement at the individual, facility, and population health level.
S/he will be a full-time faculty member, appointment and salary commensurate with experience. Applicants with current federal funding preferred. Clinicians within the VA system preferred. If relevant, up to 50% of time could be used for clinical activities.
Must have a record of research in a relevant area of health services research
Must be able to compete for external funding (i.e. NIH, VA, AHRQ)
Must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident
Interested candidates should submit a current curriculum vitae and cover letter to:
Ms. Shannon Kenyon, Chief of Operations IQuESt 2450 Holcombe Blvd, Suite 01Y Houston, TX 77021 email@example.com
Please reference “Research Scientist/IQuESt Associate” in subject line.
Internal Number: 792019
About Center for Innovations in Quality Effectiveness & Safety
The Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety (IQuESt) is a combined Baylor College of Medicine Section in the Department of Medicine and a VA Health Services Research & Development Center of Innovation. We conduct high-quality scientific research that improves the health of Veterans and patients across the nation, by helping to ensure the patient-centered delivery of scientific discoveries.