Instructor - Medicine - Health Services Research (90002374)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7070858 (Ref.No. 4805-en_US)
Posted: October 9, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

We are seeking qualitative research expertise for the Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, the largest center for health services research in the southwest. The mission of this center is to improve health and well-being through innovations in health care delivery.  A critical aspect of this research is to utilize qualitative research methods to 1) gain fuller patient-centered understandings of the needs of patients and their experiences of the quality of care and 2) understand how evidence-based practices are implemented into practice throughout the healthcare system. The instructor will be expected to provide qualitative data analysis and expertise for a wide variety of projects related to the proposal, planning, and implementation of multiple major multi-year Health Services Research studies. This includes participating in the development and submission of grant proposals to fund HSRD and QUERI research and evaluation projects. The instructor  will perform qualitative analysis for multiple studies. The instructor  will also be expected to collaborate as a core team member working directly with the principal investigators  and directors  of the centers  and any of the other core members as determined by the planning  and professional  needs  of a given project. The instructor  will serve as a resource in the development of a large number of health services related grants using qualitative methodologies within the centers. 

Job Duties
  • Contribute to all aspects of qualitative and mixed methods research portfolio, including, but not limited to, protocol development; literature review and synthesis, sample design and management; design and implementation of recruitment and field procedures: collection, coding, analysis and synthesis of data, focus group moderation, preparation of project reports, project deliverables, manuscripts and grant/contract proposals. 
  • Contribute to the development of surveys, semi-structured interviews, and other data collection tools used to collect and analyze qualitative and mixed methods health services research data.
  • Conduct qualitative data collection, including interviews with patients, providers and staff, focus groups, and ethnographic observation.
  • Analyze and interpret data and identify patterns from data collected through qualitative interviews, focus groups, surveys and ethnographic observation.
  • Utilize methods including, but not limited to, grounded theory, thematic analyses, analysis of interviews, focus groups and ethnographic fieldnotes.
  • Prepare reports and presentations and assist in writing manuscripts for peer reviewed scientific publications.
  • Communicate findings in written form for investigators, policy makers and in scholarly publications.
Minimum Qualifications
  • PhD in qualitative methodology, sociology, anthropology or a related field is required





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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