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This new position will serve as Vice-Chair of Research for Family Medicine. Working with the department chair, and as part of the departmental leadership team, the Vice-Chair for Research will be responsible for setting the research agenda for the department and will lead, mentor and assist Family Medicine faculty and resident physicians in developing research projects, organizing and operationalizing data and publishing findings in peer reviewed manuscripts. Experience with clinical trials, quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods study design is preferred as is extramural funding in a personal program of research.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The Vice Chair for Research will collaborate with leaders within, and external to, the department of family medicine to drive faculty curiosity and create a research culture that is strategic and innovative. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to build collaborative research relationships with a diverse group of academic, health system, and community partners.
The Vice Chair for Research will have an MD, DO or PhD and effort will be 10% admin Director of Research, 40% research and 50% clinical. Details of the research and clinical roles include 40% research effort to identify funding opportunities to advance clinical, translational, workforce and educational research, as well as continue pursuit of their own research interest. The 50% clinical effort will be to provide patient care at the Family Medicine Island West (IW), Island East (IE) and/or Dickinson clinics. The successful candidate may share on-call responsibilities, including evening and weekend hours, precept resident physicians and medical students and cover other clinical services as needed.
MD, DO or PhD, ABFM board certified, Texas Medical License current or eligible, DPS eligible.
Current valid/unrestricted Texas Medical License
Commensurate with experience.
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