The Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of California, Davis invites applications for one qualified Junior Specialists in the following sub-specialties: Emergency Medicine Research. Expected appointment is at 25%. Hire dates expected from July through August, 2018. Junior Specialist positions are short-term, two-year maximum appointments based on the needs of the research project.
Junior Specialist appointees will be involved in interdisciplinary studies focusing on questions in Emergency Medicine for adult patients presenting to the Emergency Department with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Successful candidates will also participate in screening and enrollment of Emergency Department patients into approved research studies. The incumbents will work closely with the Principal Investigator and other investigators in examining the hypothesis if cerebral vascular hemodynamics are predictive of mortality, neurological outcome, and hemorrhage progression in patients with TBI’s. The incumbents will receive specific training in setting up the cerebral blood flow and continuous non-invasive arterial pressure monitoring equipment, learn how to navigate the electronic health record to collect information required for the analysis, and help design the data collection databases. They will download data from the data collection devices to be uploaded and analyzed on PCs. They will collect or assist with collecting lab samples required by the study. Working with the PI and other investigators, the incumbents will provide data summaries during the course of the study and be involved with writing up the results for presentation or publication. As part of this work, they will conduct literature searches, review existing journal articles and assist the investigators in writing new manuscripts and research proposals related to this work. They will participate in regular study meetings where progress of the work will be discussed, and relevant or new literature in the field of traumatic brain injury will be reviewed. Junior Specialists may assist the investigator(s) in public outreach regarding this research, which would include presentations to the community or providers for participant recruitment purposes or to provide public information following the conclusion of the study.The ideal candidate(s) will have strong interpersonal, communication, and decision-making skills, as well as the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.
Applicants should register at the UC Davis Recruit portal (https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/) and navigate to position JPF02269. Required application materials for this position include a cover letter outlining the applicant’s qualifications and areas of interest (with regard to human health and research); a CV; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of 3-5 references. For full consideration, applications must be received by July 4, 2018.
UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
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Allyson Sage, RN MPH, Research Manager firstname.lastname@example.org,
UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine
2315 Stockton Boulevard, PSSB Suite 2100
Sacramento, CA 95817