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CATALYST is interested in working with well-trained individuals in health management, health services research, implementation science, public health, or other related T3 research fields. Successful candidates are those with a passion for quality research, with high attention to detail and who can participate actively in collaborative approaches to science.

About the available positions with CATALYST



Faculty Positions

Opportunities for open-rank tenure-track or tenured faculty

The Ohio State University College of Medicine is conducting a search to fill open tenure-track or tenured faculty positions. We seek energetic, innovative researchers and thought leaders to work collaboratively with the faculty in shaping the future of health service delivery. Current domains of research include patient engagement, health information technology, and health systems redesign and delivery.

The successful applicant should:
  • Have a strong record of peer-reviewed publications and research trajectories that are commensurate with level of appointment sought
  • Hold an earned doctorate in business administration, health administration, health services research, health policy, psychology, sociology, organizational behavior, or other relevant discipline at the time of appointment
  • Applicants for associate or full professor, with or without tenure, should have experience in conducting extramurally funded research

Application Process


Application must include the following in a single page PDF:
  • Cover letter detailing how you believe you could contribute to the existing research currently underway
  • A full CV, including publications and funding records
  • Detailed plans for research and educational programs
  • The names of three references
  • Two representative publications
Send application to:

Alice Gaughan
Alice.Gaughan@osumc.edu

Post-Doctoral Positions

Post-Doctoral Positions

We are looking for post-doctoral researchers to undertake independent and specialized research training and experience under the guidance of a scientific mentor in the Departments of Family Medicine or Department of Biomedical Informatics. Candidates will collaborate with principal investigators (PIs) on research investigating topics related to information technology innovations in healthcare, quality improvement, patient safety and population health management. Candidates will conduct research; write and submit manuscripts, articles and research reports for publication in peer-reviewed journals; prepare oral presentations for national and international scientific conferences, workshops and seminars; and participate in a dynamic team science research enterprise. Candidates will seek opportunities for external funding and take a lead in developing research proposals for submission. They will participate as co-investigators as appropriate in new research grant submissions, develop projects, collect data, and conduct qualitative and quantitative analysis in a variety of projects.

Postdoctoral researchers will be able to collaborate on work in one of the country’s top health systems and receive a comprehensive compensation package including competitive pay; outstanding benefits including paid parental leave, medical, dental and vision; state retirement options; employer-paid tuition to The Ohio State University; and access to recreational/sports facilities and activities.

PhD or equivalent degree in health services, health management and policy, clinical informatics, sociology, psychology, or related field is required. Requires successful completion of a background check. Selected candidate may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.

Application Process


Application must include the following in a single page PDF:
  • Cover letter detailing how you believe you could contribute to the existing research currently underway
  • A full CV, including publications and funding records
  • Detailed plans for research and educational programs
  • The names of three references
  • Two representative publications
Send application to:

Alice Gaughan
Alice.Gaughan@osumc.edu

Staff Positions

Staff Positions

Staff Positions

CATALYST is an expanding, fast-paced research group. Our motto is “work with the best,” and we use this as a driving force for our hiring process. We seek energetic, adaptable and smart team members when we fill our positions. Our current research projects are not typical “bench research” and instead focus on topics in health services and implementation science in areas such as patient engagement, health information technology and health systems redesign and delivery.

 

Open CATALYST staff positions:

Clinical Research Assistant

Multiple positions available. Clinical research assistant (job opening TBD) – Clinical research assistant to provide assistance in support of ongoing health services research projects and pilot studies to support development of grant proposals and publications of research findings being conducted in the Department of Family Medicine; assist with coordinating and implementing research studies; participate in evaluating study participants compliance to protocol; participate in the collection, compilation and analysis of research data; assist with conducting patient and provider interviews, both in-person and by phone; transcribe, code and summarize interview data; respond to participant questions related to research protocols; communicate with outside sponsors regarding protocol and participant status as directed; assist with ensuring protocol compliance with all federal, sponsor and industry regulations as appropriate; coordinate and oversee activities of undergraduate students and volunteers; assist with preparation of abstracts, manuscripts, posters and presentations for dissemination of research results.

Project Manager

Project manager to plan, lead and manage the implementation and execution of daily activities of funded health services research projects; coordinate and assign daily activities within project teams across multiple principal investigators (PIs) and disciplines; collaborate with PIs to plan, design and execute health services research studies to investigate how social factors, financing systems, organizational structures and processes, medical technology and personal behaviors can affect access to quality health care services; develop plans and resources to meet requirements of new protocols while participating in development and application of tailored research methodologies and tools; develop, oversee and establish assessment criteria and processes for determination of participant eligibility, recruitment and on-going management of research participants across all research locations; implement and oversee processes for building appropriate controls for administration of informed consent and education of study participants; monitor and evaluate protocol activity to ensure compliance with department, university, sponsor and federal policies, rules and regulations; oversee, guide and participate in collection of research data including primary data collection through patient and provider interviews; manage transcribing and coding of data; interpret research data; perform analysis of data using constant-comparative and grounded theory assessment; assist investigators with preparation and submission of grant submissions to secure continued funding of health service research projects; collaborate with investigators to write abstracts, manuscripts, articles and research reports for publication in peer-reviewed journals as well as presentations at scientific conferences, workshops and seminars; train and coordinate activities of research staff and undergraduate students.

Research Associate

Research associate to coordinate health services funded research and pilot studies being conducted to support development of grant proposals and publication of research findings in the College of Medicine; participate in planning, designing, and execution of complex health services research studies; assist with development and preparation of grant proposals to obtain outside funding in support of research; conduct critical analysis of research literature related to health services research; conduct patient and provider interviews, both in-person and over the phone; participate in the development and application of tailored research methodologies, tools and techniques; perform intermediate-level content analysis techniques including constant-comparative and grounded theory assessment; collect, transcribe, code, manage, analyze and interpret research data; collaborate with principal investigator to write abstracts, manuscripts, articles and research reports for publication in peer-reviewed journals; present at scientific conferences, workshops and seminars; train and coordinate activities of undergraduate students; ensure compliance with protocol requirements, as well as local, state and federal regulations; additional duties may be assigned to support funding proposal development, research implementation and reporting.

Research Data Analyst

Research Data Analyst to support the health services research team in the College of Medicine; collects, organizes, analyzes, and disseminates data; identifies, analyzes, and interprets trends or patterns in complex primary and secondary data sets using advanced statistical and analytic software; manages spreadsheets using advanced data manipulation techniques; prepares reports to aid in operational decisions, strategic planning and current and future research projects; works with research team and faculty to develop, write, and edit statistical and data management components to scientific documents including protocols, manuscripts, presentations and other scholarly work including grants; maintains and manages multiple simultaneous analytic projects to deadline; works with collaborators to establish and collect data ensuring compliance to regulatory and legal requirements for the exchange of materials and data; designs, establishes, and maintains integrated datasets and electronic data capture systems to evaluate health services research data in a manner that that optimizes statistical efficiency and data quality; acquires, cleans, and integrates data from primary or secondary data sources into existing data using data management approaches that are replicable and auditable; collaborates with information warehouse and other sources to identify ways to integrate data into research databases.

Research Analytics Specialist

Research Analytics Specialist (Job Opening 440982) - Functions as a Research Analytics Specialist providing quantitative and qualitative analysis of data and information, for health services research within the Center for the Advancement of Team Science, Analytics, and Systems Thinking (CATALYST); provides scientific guidance to research projects and to Principal Investigators; participates in development and implementation of goals related to studies; uses statistical, qualitative, and quality improvement methods to analyze and summarize research data; applies concepts from summarized data to the development of new research protocols; manages large and small databases; creates advanced and complex queries to generate specialized data; writes reports of research results; participates in writing grant proposals to obtain additional funding in support of research being conducted; attends and makes presentations at local and national/international conferences; provides general data collection and analysis assistance.

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Student Research Assistant

Student Research Assistant (Job Opening 437186) - Student Assistant to function as a Student Research Assistant providing support and assistance for research project activities in the College of Medicine Office of Research; assists with a variety of research-related tasks under direct supervision; performs literature searches; assists with transcription and tagging of qualitative data; assists with preparation of reports and research forms.

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Please contact Alice Gaughan for more information:

Alice Gaughan
Alice.Gaughan@osumc.edu