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Research Assistant Professor - Atrium Health - Pelvic Health - Urogyn - FT

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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 96028
Job Family: Research Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: M-F 8-5
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 29711016633131-Pelvic Health


Job Summary

The primary responsibility of the Research Assistant Professor is to conduct research related to musculoskeletal care, injuries, and/or conditions in collaboration with physicians.


Preferred Job Summary/Requirements

  • Meet regularly with our FPMRS research nurse and respond in a timely manner to any concerns she may have
  • Participate in bimonthly research meetings with the fellowship (Program  Director, fellows, other faculty)
  • Familiarity with REDCap database software 
  • Possess experience with multisite site research coordination (from a PI standpoint). 
  • An ideal candidate would be facile with the use of SAS, STATA or SPSS statistical analysis software (and willing to teach our fellows some basic data analysis)
  • Provide close mentorship to each fellow while they longitudinally create, execute, and present their thesis.
  • Coordinate correspondence and meeting with the Fellowship Thesis Committee twice per year (once in the spring for the first year fellow's thesis proposal presentation; once in the spring for the graduating fellow's thesis defense)
  • Oversee scholarly work and provide teaching resources pertinent to the fellows during each of their months of assigned research. Meets with the fellow at the beginning of the rasearch month to help the fellow create realistic goals. At the conclusion of each research month, an evaluation would be submitted. 
  • Possess a sincere interest in expanding knowledge in the area of pelvic floor disorders, particularly looking at patient-centered outcomes.  

Essential Functions

  • Conduct and participate in the planning and development of a variety of research projects.
  • Collaborate on appropriate departmental and facility projects as assigned by leadership.
  • Collaborate and interact with investigators at other local, regional, national, and international institutions.
  • Foster and maintain collegial interactions with and supervision of residents, fellows, technical team members, physicians, faculty, students, research fellows, and visiting scientists.
  • Produce and analyze experimental data, writes progress reports, writes manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals, and prepares abstracts for presentation of results at local, national, and international scientific meetings.
  • Develop, write, and submit grant proposals for intra- and extra-mural funding.
  • Develop and maintain a vigorous, cutting-edge, externally-funded program in relevant research.


Physical Requirements

Works in a fast-paced research and administrative environment. This position requires the ability to stand, walk, sit, lift, speak, hear, and use telephone. Is responsible for working in a safe manner.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Ph.D. degree in a relevant field required with evidence of relevant publications. Track record of external funding preferred but not required. Could be recent graduate, but 3 years experience preferred.