TheStaff Scientistserves as a core director for Dr. Winthrop's collaborative research unit. The Staff Scientistdirects a team of 10+ employees and is responsible for the development, initiation, and implementation of multiple infectious disease epidemiological studies and clinical trials. TheStaff Scientistassists Dr. Winthrop in generating new project ideas, grant writing, and developing project proposals. This position plays a leadership role alongside Dr. Winthrop within the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health through mentoring undergraduate, MPH, and PhD students, as well as through maintaining strong ties with the OHSU community, Oregon Health Authority, health departments, and other local leaders in public health and/or clinical care. This position will also oversee Dr. Winthrop's start-up support team, who provides study start-up support institution-wide for industry-funded projects.
Provide essential scientific research support to the research unit, including database design and build, protocol development, and epidemiological analyses.
Grow the research portfolio for the research unit in accordance with institutional goals and departmental objectives through collaborative outreach within and beyond OHSU, manuscript writing and presentation of research results at national scientific conferences, generation of research hypotheses via analysis of investigator-owned data sets.
Manage Dr. Winthrop's start-up support team, assisting in the development, implementation, and evaluation of operating procedures, while assuring operational excellence.
Provide mentorship to junior staff, master-level and PhD students, and volunteers.
Oversee and support staff of the research unit, providing direction for the achievement of overall OHSU objectives.
Doctoral Degree in relevant field (Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health)
5 years of collaborative research experience
Experienced in manuscript writing research proposal development
Experience leading and managing a team of 3 or more people
Exceptional organizational skills, and documentation skills, both written and verbal.
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word).
Proficient knowledge of statistical software (e.g. SAS, STATA, S-Plus, R).
Proficient knowledge of statistics with demonstrated ability to apply analytical methods to large, multi-modal datasets
Ability to self-initiate projects and work independently and as part of a team.
Must be able to balance competing priorities and interests
Ability to meet deadlines, and willingness to serve as a positive and professional role model.
5 years of collaborative research experience that includes experience in a management position, fiscal administrative position, or other advanced administrative role which demonstrates ability to manage in an academic research setting or similar business or non-profit institution.
Strong publication record
Experience developing budgets
A working knowledge of FDA, DHHS, IRB, and other agency guidelines that govern clinical research.
Experience with biostatistics/longitudinal analyses, pharmacoepidemiology, and clinical epidemiology.
Background in computer programming and scripting.
Good Clinical Practice certification
Prolonged standing. Lifting 25+ pounds. Be able to travel to off-site locations 1-2 times per week.
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