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Job Openings at ACCORDS


Current postings

(updated 01/24/2018)

Assistant/Associate Professor - Biostatistics

​The Department of Biostatistics and Informatics has an opening for a full-time position at the rank of research assistant professor or research associate professor. This position will be based primarily at ACCORDS, the Adult and Child Consortium for Health Outcomes Research and Delivery Science, a program that is jointly funded by the School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital Colorado to support the growth of outcomes and T3-T4 translational research. ACCORDS serves as a center for health care professionals, researchers and analysts from across the University to pool skills and talents to pursue health outcomes research and education. In addition, ACCORDS fosters strong research and educational collaborations with external partners including Denver Health, Kaiser Permanente, the Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment and other health care delivery systems and many community organizations. ACCORDS has programs in Dissemination and Implementation Science, Education, and Community Engagement and Outreach, as well as Methodological Cores in Qualitative Science, Practice-based Research Networks (PBRNs), Biostatistics for Health Services Research, Analytic Health Information Technology (HIT) and mobile health.

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Professional Research Assistant - Program for Patient Centered Decisions

The Adult and Child Consortium for Health Outcomes Research and Delivery Science (ACCORDS) has an opening for a full-time Professional Research Assistant (PRA). This position will work on clinical research projects located in the Patient Centered Decisions core, under the supervision of Daniel D. Matlock, MD, MPH.

Responsibilities for the position include support in the administration, implementation, and reporting of patient-oriented investigation conducted to help improve medical decision making. Activities will include recruiting and interviewing patients, gathering data, developing data reports, editing manuscripts, and coordinating logistics for studies related to medical decision-making. The PRA will work in varied capacities to provide support for existing and future research projects of the Patient Centered Decisions core. This work often requires collaboration with various research team members, interaction with patients and their families, communication with doctors and nurses, and communication with the study team.

Topics of interest include shared decision-making, patient activation in healthcare decision-making, risk communication, implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICD), mechanical circulatory support / left ventricular assist devices (LVAD), and palliative care / hospice. A crucial component of this position is the ability to screen, recruit, and enroll patients into studies. Strong communication skills are essential. The PRA position offers a chance to contribute to innovative work in the medical decision-making field and collaborate on creative projects, while also managing the daily needs for studies to run effectively.

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Sr. Professional Research Assistant/Program Manager - ROCS

The Center for Research in Outcomes for Children’s Surgery (ROCS Center) in partnership with the Adult and Child Consortium for Health Outcomes Research and Delivery Science (ACCORDS) has an opening for a full-time Senior Professional Research Assistant (SrPRA) to support the growth and development of this newly formed center devoted to enhancing surgical outcomes research conducted by faculty in Children’s Hospital Colorado (CHCO) Center for Children’s Surgery (CCS). In addition to serving as a key component of the ROCS leadership infrastructure, the ROCS Program Manager will support the longer-term growth of ROCS in its four strategic focus areas: (1) Infrastructure building, (2) Research, (3) Education, and (4) Translation of Research into Practice.

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Assistant Professor - Qualitative Research Methods

This position is within the Qualitative Research Core within ACCORDS, and thus requires health-related research experience and expertise in qualitative research methods. Specific areas of interest include in-depth and key informant interviews and focus group methods as well as expertise in qualitative research design, data collection, analysis, and interpretation. The position will involve consulting with faculty on qualitative research methods, grant applications and publications.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: (1) participating in collaborative research, including grant and paper writing, developing and conducting qualitative analyses, overseeing and directing professional research assistants conducting qualitative research; (2) teaching and mentoring fellows and junior faculty in ACCORDS programs; (3) developing and seeking funding for his/her research in a focused area of interest. The rank of appointment within the Division of Healthcare Policy and Research will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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Research Associate - Biostatistics

The Department of Biostatistics and Informatics (BIOS) at the Colorado School of Public (ColoradoSPH) Health has an opening for a full-time Research Associate/Biostatistician. While this position will be appointed in the Department of Biostatistics and Informatics (BIOS) it will be primarily based at ACCORDS – the Adult and Child Consortium for Health Outcomes Research and Delivery Science – a program that is jointly funded by the School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital Colorado to support the growth of outcomes and T3-T4 translational research. ACCORDS serves as a center for health care professionals, researchers and biostatisticians from across the University to pool skills and talents to pursue health outcomes research and education. In addition, ACCORDS fosters strong research and educational collaborations with external partners including Denver Health, Kaiser Permanente, the Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment and other health care delivery systems and many community organizations. ACCORDS has programs in Dissemination and Implementation Science, Education, and Community Engagement and Outreach, as well as Methodological Cores in Qualitative Science, Practice-based Research Networks, Biostatistics for Health Services Research, Analytic Health Information Technology and Mobile Health.

The Research Associate is a key research-faculty position in the Department. A Research Associate is expected to provide high-level, professional and scientifically rigorous biostatistics consulting and collaboration support to biomedical and health outcomes researchers at UCD. They are expected to become a significant contributor in their collaborations, partnering to define and shape the research direction of the team. A person in this position works with investigators on the design and analytical aspects of the research process, including: design of new studies, structuring data collection systems, the application of state-of-the-art statistical methodologies, analyses, and preparation of abstracts, oral and poster presentations, and scientific manuscripts. Depending on the particular collaborations interesting biostatistics research opportunities may arise; although it is not the emphasis of the position.​

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