Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
The Division of General Medical Sciences performs patient-oriented research in clinical epidemiology, health outcomes, health decision making, biostatistics and areas related to health behavior.
Compliance with cancer screening
Other health practices for cancer prevention and disease self-management
Quality of life in cancer patients
Adjustment to cancer diagnosis and treatment
The role of psychosocial support in adjustment
Smoking cessation among cancer patients
Area-level influences on behavior and disease occurrence
Within the area of clinical epidemiology/outcomes research, individual faculty interests include:
Outcomes assessment measures
Evaluation of health intervention studies
Epidemiology of occupational diseases
Evaluation of educational and community interventions
Cost effectiveness analysis
Treatment in prognostic issues related to antithrombotic therapy
Within biostatistics/genetic epidemiology, faculty interests include:
Novel statistical methods for classification
Analysis of complex data sets such as those derived from gene chips
Use of genetic polymorphisms
Within the areas of research ethics and bioethics, faculty interests include:
Factors that support and inhibit professionalism in research and medicine
Ethical issues arising in clinical and research settings such as informed consent
How leadership and management skills support ethics
Test development and outcome assessment of ethics training programs
GMS faculty offer research training in:
We provide training through formal coursework in several Master’s degree programs, including the Master of Science in Applied Health Behavior Research that is run by our Division.
GMS faculty play key leadership roles in the didactic and post-doctoral training programs offered by the Clinical Research Training Center, including the Master of Science in Clinical Investigation, the KL2 Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Career Development Award, and the Mentored Training Program in Clinical Investigation. Division faculty direct the C-STAR program, an innovative program for medical residents that provides didactic education and protected time to engage in mentored clinical research.
The Division of GMS also offers a General Medical Sciences fellowship focused on clinical epidemiology and health outcomes research methodology; fellows conduct original research under the guidance of faculty mentors.
The teaching roles of GMS faculty have been recognized by multiple awards including Distinguished Educator and Distinguished Faculty awards, Lecturer of the Year and Course master of the Year awards, and multiple Distinguished Service Teaching awards.
GMS division faculty collaborate with investigators from many divisions and departments in the School of Medicine and from the larger Washington University community of researchers to aid in study design, measurement of behavior, psychosocial issues, data analysis and disease assessment to answer a wide variety of research questions. Our faculty has led the development of important research infrastructure at the School of Medicine, including the Washington University Pediatric and Adolescent Ambulatory Research Consortium (WUPAARC), a practice-based research network (PBRN) of community pediatricians established in 2002.
This position is time limited for a duration of 18 months. Position hours are generally Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Medicine, General Medical Sciences Division. The position is located at the Taylor Avenue Building. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Assist the Directors and Faculty with the determination of core competencies; assist with organizing, completing, analyzing and reporting the key-informant interviews and the modified Delphi process to determine core competencies; assist with the development of program elements including web-based sections and the “Toolkits” and identifying potential courses from other CTSAs.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Plans and coordinates the day-to-day administrative, operational and fiscal activities of a University program.
Serves as a principal liaison between students, faculty, staff, other departments, and/or external contacts on day-to-day operational, and administrative issues of the program; facilitates seminars, meetings, special projects, and problem resolution.
Develops and implements activities, including, but not limited to, seminars, conferences, workshops, short courses, public events and other related programs; develops new ideas and concepts for program themes, materials and resources to supplement, expand or replace existing program components.
Coordinates activities of support staff, consultants, faculty, and/or volunteers engaged in implementation and administration of program objectives.
Monitors and evaluates program effectiveness, investigates trends, and recommends and implements modifications to improve program effectiveness.
Writes, edits, and coordinates development of course catalogs, promotional materials, educational materials, training manuals, newsletters, and/or brochures, as appropriate to the program; coordinates and/or participates in public relations activities.
Assists in the preparation of budgets and grants; monitors, verifies and reconciles expenditure of budgeted funds as appropriate; may participate in other fundraising activities.
Monitors program/project revenues and expenses for cost effectiveness of program.
Collects and analyzes data; prepares scheduled and special reports; maintains program/project records and statistical information.
Performs or delegates clerical and administrative support tasks, including creation, typing, and editing of program correspondence, purchasing documents, reports, program handbooks, brochures and other publications.
Ability to lead and train staff and/or students, skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities, knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control procedures, ability to coordinate and organize meetings and/or special events, advanced writing and editorial skills, knowledge of communication principles, media, and marketing techniques, ability to interact with students, faculty and/or staff in a team environment and strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
High school diploma required.
Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field is preferred;
2 to 4 years of related experience preferably with grants, marketing, accounting and/or budget management responsibilities;
Experience in a medical, research or educational environment preferred.
Ability to lead and train staff and/or students, skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities, knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control procedures,
Ability to coordinate and organize meetings and/or special events, advanced writing and editorial skills, knowledge of communication principles, media, and marketing techniques,
Ability to interact with students, faculty and/or staff in a team environment and strong interpersonal and communication skills
The hiring range for this position is $18.44 to $23.52 per hour.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G08.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplin...ary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.