Essentia Institute of Rural Health is seeking Senior level researchers with a strong record of grant-supported research and publications in cancer epidemiology and/or cardiovascular epidemiology, as well as experience in the design and development of substantial rural research programs. We offer structured institutional support with a dedicated salary.
Improve healthcare quality and outcomes for rural populations as part of the Essentia Institute of Rural Health. Seeking experienced senior level researchers to design and lead research and obtain funding for new and ongoing research programs. Research areas include health services research, epidemiology, health informatics, translational research, comparative effectiveness research, especially in cancer, cardiovascular diseases, chronic illness, genomics and aging.
Resources include a electronic data warehouse across Essentia Health, support staff & infrastructure, integrated electronic systems supporting a research platform, access to data from a large, rural patient population across four states and a solid organizational foundation in clinical research.
Please include a cover letter with your CV when applying. The cover letter should briefly outline your areas of research interests and state how you meet the qualifications for the position.
The Essentia Institute of Rural Health supports research and education across a four-state area (Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin and Idaho) served by Essentia Health, to improve the health of rural populations.
The Essentia Institute of Rural Health is a member of the HMO Research Network (HMORN), a network of partners/collaborators that includes the HealthPartners Research Foundation, Geisinger Health System, Kaiser-Permanente-Colorado, Group Health Research Institute, University of Minnesota & the University of Wisconsin. Other collaborators include Fairview Health System, University of Washington, Mayo Clinic and Allina Health System.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Doctorate degree OR professional degree (e.g., MD, DDS, DVM, DO) with additional Master’s Degree, in life sciences, medical/health sciences, public health, epidemiology, economics or related field. Strong, well-developed grant funding and publication history. Demonstrated commitment to rural health issues.
* Please include a cover letter with your CV when applying. The cover letter should briefly outline your areas of research interests and state how you meet the qualifications for the position.