Delaware State University Vacancy Announcement - Health Scientist Center for Neighborhood Revitalization and Research Office of the Provost Apply online at www.desu.edu Applications will be accepted until position is filled
THIS POSITION IS PARTIALLY GRANT FUNDED
The Center for Neighborhood Revitalization and Research is seeking a mid-career level Health Scientist to support current research and to expand the Center's research portfolio in the health discipline. The Health Scientist is a full-time position located in the Center for Neighborhood Revitalization and Research. The Health Scientist is the lead scientist for the CNRR, providing statistical and research methodology expertise to health-related research projects across all academic and research units. Biomedical research and biostatisticians and bioinformatics are prioritized. The Health Scientists assists with grant proposals and submissions and provides research mentoring to junior faculty.
The following are the functions essential to performing this job:
1. Provide statistical and research methodology expertise to health-related research projects across DSU departments with an emphasis on biomedical research, biostatistics, and bioinformatics.
2. Mentor junior faculty involved in biomedical and health-related research.
3. Identify, develop, and submit biomedical and health related research proposals.
4. Develop and maintain collaborative partnerships with ACCEL investigators across partner institutions.
5. Disseminate research findings through publications in peer-review and other professional journals and presentations at professional conferences and other venues.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The individual in this job must possess these skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation using some other combination of skills and abilities:
1. Expertise in health-related statistical analyses and methodology with a preference for biomedical research, biostatistics, and bioinformatics.
2. Expertise in race health disparities and in social determinants of health.
3. Strong writing and presentation skills.
4. Management skills.
Delaware State University is an equal opportunity, Title IX Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age or disability.
1. Education: A doctoral degree (e.g., Ph.D. or Dr. P.H.) in a relevant field is required. Ph.D. In Biostatistics or Bioinformatics preferred.
2. Record of progressive successful health related and/or biomedical research grant awards.
3. Record of publications demonstrating health and biomedical research expertise and statistical skills.
4. Record of mentoring faculty, post docs, undergraduate and graduate students or the equivalent.
5. Administrative leadership is preferred.
All qualified applicants must complete the online application process for full consideration.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 2628
About Delaware State University
Delaware State University was established in 1891, by the Delaware General Assembly under the provisions of the Morrill Act of 1890 by which land-grant colleges for Blacks came into existence in states maintaining separate educational facilities. The University is among the top premier Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) in the country, while serving a diverse student population. Undergraduate studies are organized into four colleges that contain a total of 18 academic departments, which offer 42 bachelor’s degrees, 16 master’s degrees and five doctoral degrees. Accreditations include the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, the Council on Social Work Education, the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation and the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (candidate status). The University’s College of Business is an accredited member of AACSB International — The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.