The Department of Surgery, Division of Urology in collaboration with The Research in Outcomes for Children’s Surgery (ROCS) Center and the Center for Children’s Surgery is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position. This position will be housed primarily at ACCORDS– the Adult and Child Consortium for Health Outcomes Research and Delivery Science. ACCORDS serves as a center for health care professionals, researchers and analysts from across the University to pool skills and provide support to pursue health outcomes research and education. The PSORC research initiative is dedicated to an area of research assessing the quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of surgical care delivered to children as it pertains to the benefits, risks, and results of interventions.
The position will include opportunities in collaborative research with surgeons, surgical fellows, and other health outcomes and translational researchers, original research in pediatric surgical outcomes, and/or biostatistical methodology, along with teaching in the ACCORDS/PSORC sponsored fellowships. Professional and research activities include the design and analysis of basic application and translational research and clinical trials, statistical consulting, development of new statistical methods, disease information services, research databases and more. Additionally, the successful applicant will have significant career development opportunities with the Children’s Colorado and University of Colorado School of medicine.
The successful candidate will devote the majority of of their efforts to supporting the research and faculty education mission of PSORC. Responsibilities related to this mission will include mentoring junior faculty, providing methodological support for study design and development, assistance with grant writing and manuscript preparation, and operational support with other PSORC leadership (75%). Approximately 25% of effort may be explicitly reserved for independent research and tasks therein. The ideal applicant should have an interest in developing and executing a wide variety of health outcomes research methodologies including comparative effectiveness/cost-effectiveness research, health related quality of life research, secondary dataset analysis, observational cohort studies, and decision analysis; as well as have familiarity with related statistical analytic methods. Target faculty for center collaboration will be from the surgical divisions in the CCS (general surgery, ENT, urology, plastic surgery, orthopedics, trauma, neurosurgery, maternal-fetal surgery)
The University of Colorado School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital Colorado is consistently ranked among the best in the nation. Our subspecialties, programs and affiliates together embody one of the largest and most skilled groups of pediatric experts in the world, and our multidisciplinary approach ensures that top-quality care is coordinated between research, education and clinical services.... The Children’s Hospital of Colorado performs over 14,000 surgical procedures for infants, children and adolescents each year and is a founding member in the American College of Surgeons National Pediatric Surgical Quality Improvement Program.