Researcher, Division of Clinical Data Analytics and Decision Support (Part Time) (Phoenix, AZ)

Position Details

Position Information

Title Researcher, Division of Clinical Data Analytics and Decision Support (Part Time) (Phoenix, AZ)
Department COM Phx Internal Medicine (0669)
Location Greater Phoenix Area
Position Summary

The University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix seeks a physician with research and clinical experience to conduct health outcomes research and teach clinical decision support to students.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix anchors the 28-acre Phoenix Biomedical Campus in the heart of the Valley of the Sun. The College inspires and trains individuals to become exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders who are life-long learners and inquisitive scholars. We embrace professionalism, innovation and collaboration to optimize health and health care for all. The Phoenix Biomedical Campus embodies the University’s priorities of engagement, partnership, innovation, and synergy in its world-class academic and research initiatives, with clinical facilities throughout Greater Phoenix. The campus also houses the UA Colleges of Public Health, Pharmacy, and Nursing, as well as Northern Arizona University’s College of Health and Human Services, the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and the International Genomics Consortium.

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Conduct health outcomes research and quality improvement efforts, including clinical decision support efforts, grant writing, prepare and present findings at local, regional, national and international scientific meetings, prepares manuscripts and publishes findings and research in peer-reviewed journals).
  • Serves as project leader for COM-P/Banner collaboration in current and future clinical decision support efforts, including ARDS, heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, projects addressing detection and treatment of septic patients, and others.
  • Participates in all other division efforts, even when not project leader, including, but not limited to those pertaining to pharmacogenetics, acetaminophen research, long QT intervals and torsades de pointe, and others.
  • Teach clinical decision support sciences to medical students, residents and fellows.
  • Serves as faculty member of the post-doctoral fellowship training committee for the Division of Clinical Data Analytics and Decision Support.
  • Provides expertise in biomedical statistics, epidemiology and research design for the Division of Clinical Data Analytics and Decision Support.
  • Other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Demonstration of excellent clinical skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills.
  • Dedicated to delivery of Patient-centered medicine.
Minimum Qualifications
  • MD
  • Board Certified in primary care specialty at the time of appointment.
  • Licensed to practice medicine in Arizona at the time of appointment.
  • A history of publications in outcomes research
  • Member of medical staff at BUMCP
  • Demonstrated track record in working with IT, decision support, and EMR programmers at Banner Health
  • If the Individual selected for employment does NOT currently hold a faculty title with The University of Arizona College of Medicine- Phoenix; he/she will be required to obtain faculty status. This will include obtaining letters of recommendation and review by the appropriate College review committee.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Professor of Medicine
  • Graduate degree in biostatistics and/or epidemiology and/or research design
FLSA Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 8
Job Category Administrative and Professional
Benefits Eligible No
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number A22408
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

College of Medicine-Phoenix
Office of Human Resources and Business Administration

Open Date 02/28/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 03/12/2018
Special Instructions to Applicant

Application: The online application should be completed in its entirety. Blank or missed information may be considered an incomplete submission.

Letter of Interest: Should clearly indicate how your skills and professional employment experience meet the Minimum and the Preferred qualifications (if applicable).

References: Please list 3 professional references including address, title, phone and email address.

If you currently hold a faculty appointment with the College of Medicine-Phoenix, please include the title in your letter.

If you do NOT currently hold a faculty appointment, please include a statement indicating your interest in applying for a faculty title with The University of Arizona College of Medicine- Phoenix.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you realize this job is located in Phoenix, Arizona?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have an MD?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you/will you be Board Certified in primary care specialty at the time of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you/will you be licensed to practice medicine in Arizona at the time of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have a history of publications in outcomes research?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Are you a member of the medical staff at BUMCP?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have a demonstrated track record in working with IT, decision support, and EMR programmers at Banner Health?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * If you are currently employed at a Phoenix affiliated hospital, what is your employment effort (FTE, or percentage of time)? Please note: Due to the clinical affiliate agreement between The University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix and our affiliate partners, candidates selected for employment must obtain the Chief Administrator's approval for dual employment.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Statement of Interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents