Here in Hawaii, the spirit of aloha permeates our daily actions and interactions. It’s a welcoming spirit, and one that’s alive and well at Kaiser Permanente Hawaii. Since 1958, we have proudly served our island communities as ohana. Today, I contribute to that ongoing mission. I am able to infuse my skills, my culture, and my ideals into my daily practices while building a career that is both challenging and rewarding. If you’re looking to contribute to a rich heritage of care, this is the place to put your beliefs into practice. Join us in Honolulu, Hawaii.
In this role, you will develop a program of research through designing specific projects for submission to funding agencies; implement research and demonstrate projects in a defined area of specialization; prepare paper reporting research results for presentation to scientific/professional organizations and for publication in scientific/professional literature; and participate in the overall development of the Center for Health Research (CHR)/Center for Health Research Hawaii (CHRH) research agenda. You will be responsible for designing, developing, and obtaining funding for delimited but well-defined research, demonstration, and evaluation projects in defined area of expertise in order to add to the knowledge about health and health care delivery as well as writing and submitting large government and foundation grant applications. You will also develop an ongoing program of research through coordinating series of research proposals and projects into logical investigation of particular research question, topic, or area. In addition, you will implement research and demonstrate projects in defined area of specialization.
At least one year of experience as co or principal investigator of federally-funded or large foundation funded research projects in your area of expertise and in the organization, policies, practices, and management of the U.S. health care system
At least three years of experience writing and submitting $250,000+ government and large foundation research grant applications as a Principal Investigator
Demonstrated experience in conducting research with minority populations in the U.S. or elsewhere in the world
Demonstrated experience in reviewing proposals and research papers, working with support staff and researchers regarding the organizational functions, systems, and related processes (e.g., budgeting)
Experience in presenting research findings at national and international meetings
Experience in organizing and transmitting the knowledge of own discipline, through teaching at the college or university level as an assistant or associate professor
A doctoral degree in social sciences, medicine, health care, or a related field
Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative methods (from mathematics and statistics) for dealing with methodological and analytic problems in a defined area of expertise (e.g., epidemiology, sociology, economics)
Working knowledge of a standard statistical software application (e.g., SAS or SPSS) and relational database design
Authorship of two or more published research papers and principal author of one or more research papers
Written recommendations from three nationally recognized experts in the Investigator’s area of expertise
Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in creativity/innovation; customer service; interpersonal relations; oral communication; problem solving; teamwork; written communication (scientific/technical)
Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in the following PC applications: word processing; spreadsheet; database
For immediate consideration, please visit http://jobs.kp.org for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 502135.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.
This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.
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