Deputy Director for The Center of Rural Community Health, Bassett Research Institute
Bassett Research Institute
May 7, 2018
Cooperstown, New York
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
The Bassett Research Institute is seeking an experienced researcher to assist in directing the Center for Rural Community Health.
The Center for Rural Community Health was established in 2011 to better understand the serious health challenges affecting rural populations and to design and test community-based strategies to address those challenges. With federal, state and private funding, the current Director, David Strogatz PhD, has established a program of research in several areas including cardiovascular disease prevention, predictors of driving patterns and driving-related outcomes in older adults, chronic disease self-management programs and school-based health promotion.
Bassett Research Institute is recruiting a doctoral-level Research Scientist in epidemiology, behavioral health, or health policy. Ideal candidates will have finished doctoral work at least 3 to 5 years ago and have an established record in obtaining external funding, publishing in peer reviewed journals and presenting at national scientific meetings. In addition to previous experience with research involving rural community health, the candidate should be able to manage research projects, oversee budgets, and mentor early-career investigators to funding success. In addition, we prefer a candidate with experience in developing collaborations with various communities and institutional and academic partners.
Significant institutional support, including space and state-of-the-art facilities, will be provided. In addition, a comprehensive compensation package will be tailored to the individual's qualifications.
About the employer
The Bassett Health Network is an integrated health system headquartered in Cooperstown, NY. Bassett Research Institute is the non-profit research branch of the Bassett Medical Center, located in Cooperstown, NY. The Research Institute is comprised of several research centers: Center for Rural Community Health, Center for Clinical Research, Center for Evaluating Rural Interventions, Center for Biostatistics, Center for Population Health and New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health. Affiliated with Columbia University, the Bassett Medical Center is a clinical campus for the Columbia-Bassett Medical School and offers teaching opportunities with medical students, residents and professional staff.
PHD or equivalent.
Proven track record.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive
Internal Number: 2018-2
About Bassett Research Institute
Bassett Healthcare is a system of physicians, providers, hospitals, community and school-based health centers in eight counties of central New York. The Bassett Medical Center, the foundation for this network, is an 180-bed, acute care inpatient teaching facility in Cooperstown. Also included on the Cooperstown campus is the Bassett Clinic, an outpatient primary and specialty care center. Around the region, Bassett provides primary, preventive, and outpatient care at 24 health centers, and acute inpatient care at 4 affiliated hospitals.Bassett Healthcare is over 260-physician multi-specialty practice (the Bassett Physician Group, one of the largest group practices in New York State) with board-certified providers in more than 35 medical and surgical subspecialties, and 110 non-doctoral health care providers and allied health professionals. Recognized as one of the finest rural health systems in the country, Bassett Healthcare surgeons and specialists offer services not typically found in a rural region. Bassett's mission is one of commitment to patient care, research, and medical education. We have provided comprehensive patient-centered health care since the 1920s.
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