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Director, Community Engaged Research
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN seeks a Director for the Office of Community- Engaged Research within the Center for Translational Science Activities. The Office of Community-Engaged Research supports and coordinates all research-related community activities at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. The Director is responsible for the general oversight and direction of the office, and plays a leadership role in assisting investigators to conceptualize, develop and conduct community-engaged research. The Director develops tactical plans for outreach to involve communities in the research process and evaluates plan implementation procedures and outcomes. The Director leads and manages the development of research initiatives with research teams, with other medical centers, and with community organizations. The Director serves as lecturer and mentor for training programs in community-engaged research, cultural competence and health disparities research to strengthen the research capabilities of clinical investigators, support staff, fellows and medical students. The Director directly supervises other staff that performs outreach activities and other staff assigned to the office.
The Director should possess a doctoral degree in public health, health services research, clinical epidemiology, medical sociology, cultural anthropology or other health related sciences field. Must have experience in clinical research or health sciences research; familiarity with community organizations, diverse cultures, health disparities concepts, plus experience in developing collaborative work relationships with research institutions and community groups.
Mayo Clinic, one of Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For," offers an excellent salary and benefits package. To apply or learn more about this or other opportunities, please visit www.mayoclinic.org/jobs-rst and refer to job #27661.
Mayo Clinic is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. Post-offer/pre-employment screening is required.