Open Rank Faculty Position in Health Services Research

Health Care Policy & Research
Why Mayo Clinic
This Collaborative Scientist position is based in Mayo Clinic’s Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery. Together with their clinical colleagues and analytic support staff, Kern Center scientists are able to both identify and solve complex care problems and challenges for patients, providers and the health care system at large. The Kern Center aims to translate discoveries into evidence-based, actionable treatments, processes and procedures – in short, to transform the practice of medicine.

Mayo Clinic has been recognized as the best hospital in the nation for 2019-2020 by U.S. News and World Report. Mayo Clinic is an integrated, multidisciplinary academic medical center with over 3,800 physicians and scientists in a unified multi-campus system. This unique environment brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We support a vibrant and diverse research enterprise, with programs in basic, translational, clinical and population sciences. In 2018, the institution received over $490 million in extramural research awards supplemented with over $330 million of institutional support. While Mayo Clinic does not offer tenured positions, our policies and practices demonstrate a commitment to ongoing positions. Mayo Clinic offers a highly competitive compensation package with sustained intramural funding, outstanding laboratory facilities, capital equipment funding, technical and computational resources, and exceptional benefits.
Position description
Mayo Clinic seeks a Health Services Researcher or Health Economist with a PhD in a field relevant to health services research (i.e. public health, social science, health research methodology, health services research, health economics), or an M.D. with additional training or experience in one or more of these areas for a faculty position with significant and sustained institutional funding.

QUALIFICATIONS: The Health Services Researcher is expected to possess a broad understanding of one or more of the following areas:
  • Comparative effectiveness research
  • Patient-centered outcomes research
  • Implementation science
  • Performance and quality measurement
  • Qualitative or mixed-methods research
  • Knowledge translation (including shared decision making)

The candidate will also have strong methodological skills in experimental and observational designs, intervention research, survey methodology, qualitative methods, or statistical analysis. The ability to develop, implement and promote research activities affecting patient care and involving multiple stakeholders in a rapidly growing and changing environment is required. Specific experience and national recognition as an expert in the delivery of healthcare research, and national recognition as an expert preferred. The candidate must possess experience directing research projects, collaborating with others in a multidisciplinary setting, securing extramural funding and a strong publication record. Academic appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications should include a cover letter, CV with bibliography, and a statement of research interests.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Physicians & Scientists
Career profile
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Jennifer Schilbe
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).