Tulane University Translational Science Institute (TUTSI)

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Research Assistant Professor



The Department of Epidemiology at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is seeking applications for a Research Assistant Professor of Epidemiology with a focus on clinical research and implementation research. Candidates with a doctoral degree in epidemiology, community health, clinical research, or implementation research or a MD with a MPH or MS in epidemiology will be considered. We offer a supportive environment for faculty to participate in on-going clinical and implementation research and publish high-impact scientific papers. We have an outstanding track-record in NIH-funded research.

Main responsibilities include: participating in research grant preparation and submission; developing study protocols, manuals of operation, and study forms; managing on-going and new research studies; supervising study coordinators and other research staff; and participating in data analysis, publications, and presentations.

Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Applicants should apply in Interfolio and include a cover letter, the names of at least three references, and a complete curriculum vitae.



PhD in epidemiology, community health, clinical research or implementation research or a MD with a MPH or MS in Epidemiology.

Please visit https://apply.interfolio.com/73392 to apply.



Research Scientist I


The Department of Epidemiology is looking for Research Scientist to work on two recently NIH-funded implementation trials for the prevention and control of cardiovascular disease risk factors. One trial is taking place in African American churches in New Orleans and Bogalusa and the other is taking place in primary care settings in Jamaica and Colombia. Research Scientists are individuals holding a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree who play a major role in enabling research programs through collaborative and collegial interactions with faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students and staff. The rank of the research scientist is a staff appointment. A research scientist may apply his/her effort entirely to research, or a combination of research, training, and lab managerial activities. The classification of Research Scientist I is the entry level position in the job hierarchy.


Terminal Degree (PhD/DrPH/MD)


Please visit https://jobs.tulane.edu/position/IRC20137 to apply.

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