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Research Associate Professor Position--St. Louis University

News Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 11:15

Research Faculty – Associate Professor

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, healthcare and service, is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position in Family and Community Medicine, beginning as soon as the position is filled.  Appointment at the rank of Associate Professor is preferred, though candidates at the Assistant Professor with at least 2 years of experience and full Professor level will be accepted for review. 

A PhD with a strong track record in research and scholarship in the fields of family medicine or primary care health services with research interests in one or more of the following: behavioral health, substance abuse, pain management, trauma, access to care, comparative effectiveness, collaborative care, clinical epidemiology, or patient centered outcomes is sought.  This faculty position will be expected to develop an independent research program through external grant funding, lecture in the School of Medicine, mentor faculty, residents and students in their research, and contribute to supporting other activities in the Division of Research as needed. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple research projects, conduct data analysis and supervise support staff is preferred.  A strong publication record and experience as a funded principal investigator is strongly desired.

Although there are no regular teaching assignments for this position, periodic lectures will be required. Current funded projects representing partial salary support is desired, though research faculty are not required to cover 100% of salary from grants. Department support will be available to permit faculty to mentor students, residents and junior faculty.

Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.  Please submit application at  Application must include a curriculum vita, example of scholarly work, and cover letter describing research area of interest and any plans for the future.  In addition to applying online, applicants may send these materials to Jeffrey Scherrer, PhD, Professor and Research Division Director, Department of Family and Community Medicine, 1402 South Grand Boulevard, St. Louis, MO  63104, or via email to  Phone calls with questions are welcome, 314-977-8480.  Saint Louis University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and encourages nominations of and applications from women and minorities.

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