The Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of California, Davis invites applications for one-two qualified Junior Specialists in the following sub-specialties: Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Care. Appointments will range from 50-100%. Hire dates will vary between June 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 pediatric and/or adult patients. Successful candidates will participate in screening and enrollment of Emergency Department patients into approved research studies. Appointees may be expected to review research proposals, journal manuscripts, and publications related to their sub-specialty area. Appointees will participate in emergency medicine and Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) Research-In-Progress forums whenever possible to learn about current topics in research and provide feedback on research proposals and presentations. They will also participate in protocol reviews for new studies and provide substantive feedback on content and implementation. Junior Specialists may participate in training on neurocognitive testing and other follow-up testing of pediatric research subjects, developing expert skills in assessing patients and coding/scoring assessments performed by others. Junior Specialists may participate in the PECARN Research Coordinator Advisory Committee as appropriate and complete assignments delegated by this professional committee. Junior Specialists will participate in the proposal review and development process as described by the PECARN Steering Committee. Junior Specialists may coordinate community consultation e.g. presentations to community and service providers for participant recruitment purpose) and public disclosure activities to support an application for federal exception from informed consent for emergency research, and be involved in the release of study results to the public as required by applicable regulations. 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 #JPF02132. Required application materials for this position include a cover letter outlining the applicant’s qualifications and areas of interest (with regard to teaching 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 June 30, 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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Cindy Valencia, MPH, PECARN Research Manager firstname.lastname@example.org,
UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine
2103 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817