Research Scientist - Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences



Research Scientist position in the Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences (PQHS) at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine


The Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences (PQHS) at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has a Research Scientist position available in the Cleveland Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative (CTSC).  The CTSC is a collaborative among Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) and its affiliated hospital systems, the Cleveland Clinic (CC), MetroHealth (MH), University Hospitals (UH), and the Louis Stokes Veterans Administration Medical Center (VA).  The CTSC serves as an institutional resource to promote high quality clinical and translational research locally, regionally and nationally that moves translational research from bench to bedside and to the community. 

The Team Science Coordinator will coordinate, and often facilitate, the team science-related activities offered across the participating institutions as part of the overarching Community and Collaboration (C&C) component of the CTSC. The C&C is led by Dr. Elaine Borawski. The C&C team, including this position, is housed within the Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods. An important aim of the C&C component is the development of resources, training opportunities and consultation services that will facilitate the development and support of interdisciplinary research teams within and across the participating institutions. This involves team science curriculum development and facilitation, training on and support of stakeholder engagement in research teams and the institutionalization of team science through the promotion and tenure process and other tracking mechanisms. The Team Science Coordinator will be responsible for the team science activities; carried out as part of the larger C&C plan and team.  The Team Science Coordinator will coordinate the implementation of C&C core Team Science plans according to timelines and metrics.  The Team Science Coordinator will independently write and apply for grants as needed to further the AIMS of the CTSC C&C component.

Successful candidates will have at least 4 years experience in of progressively responsible project management experience and a miniumum of two years of group facilitation experience.  Teaching or T/A experience will be considered.  Demonstrated experience/knowledge in Team Science; must be able to articulate evidence of the importance of TS. Must have demonstrated experience in: research, successful project coordination, team-based problem solving, critical thinkingCoordinate collaborations locally, nationally and internationally. Present research results at national and international conferences. Write research papers and reviews. PhD required.


The Candidate will have in depth knowledge and experience of research processes and procedures; credentials, relationship and confidence to be able to teach university faculty/staff; strong interpersonal skills; ability to work and communicate with various individuals from a broad spectrum of disciplines, technical and educational backgrounds within the department, school and university, and with individuals outside the university.


Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interests, and arrange for at least three letters of reference to

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