Ohio State University Nationwide Children’s Hospital - Trauma Research Associate

29 Apr 2016 11:09 AM | SAVIR Executive Office

Trauma Research Associate Position


Position Description: The Ohio State University Nationwide Children’s Hospital invites applications for a Research Associate position. The Research Associate will serve as a key research member of the Center for Pediatric Trauma Research (CPTR) and the Center for Injury Research and Policy (CIRP), The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Using a multidisciplinary approach, CPTR/CIRP researchers lead innovative projects to assess pre-hospital emergency medical service, acute medical and surgical management, rehabilitation, and family and community services that impact the short and long-term outcomes of injured patients. CPTR faculty members have ongoing research projects in the following research areas: 1) regional trauma system and comparative outcome research; 2) pediatric traumatic brain injury research; 3) pediatric burn; 4) concussion in high school athletes; 5) pediatric spinal cord injuries; 6) pediatric trauma patients rehabilitation; and 7) development of innovative statistical methods for comparative trauma outcome research. The Research Associate will assist CPTR investigators in a variety of research areas, including coordination of research teams and research projects as well as execution of research. The Research Associate will interact with CPTR research assistants/associates, post-doctoral fellows, and Nationwide Children’s Hospital physicians and clinical staff members.


Position Qualifications: 1. Master's Degree required. Degree in public health, population health, clinical investigation, or related field preferred. 2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 3. Detail oriented with strong interpersonal, organizational and management skills critical. 4. Ability to take responsibility to meet deadlines and initiate tasks without close supervision. 5. Ability to balance and prioritize multiple responsibilities effectively.


Salary/Benefits: Salary will be determined based on years of experience and skills. This position will be eligible for full time benefits offered to all full time employees at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.


Online Application Submission: Applicants should submit an online application via http://tinyurl.com/zj3nah3 or search Nationwide Children’s Hospital career opportunities (job ID: 10974). Inquires about this position should contact Dr. Huiyun Xiang (Email: Huiyun.Xiang@nationwidechildrens.org; Phone: 614-355-5893).


Nationwide Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. Applications from historically underrepresented group members, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged.

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