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HealthPartners Institute

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HealthPartners Institute is seeking a Physician Research Investigator – Dementia Research with both clinical and research experience in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, age-related cognitive decline, or dementia caregiving. Candidates with prior experience in investigator-initiated clinical trials are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants with expertise in health services research, clinical decision support, or implementation science will also be considered. Research Investigators at HealthPartners Institute may obtain or maintain external academic appointments. Eligible candidates would be encouraged to practice part-time as a neurologist or geriatrician within the HealthPartners Center for Memory & Aging, as part of a multidisciplinary team caring for people with dementia.

At HealthPartners Institute, Researcher Investigators are expected to support and develop externally funded research programs, conduct nationally and internationally recognized scholarly clinical or health services research, and collaborate with other investigators, clinicians, and leaders to improve health outcomes and care delivery. Successful candidate(s) will be accountable for conceptualizing and designing research projects, leading, and collaborating on such projects, and disseminating research results through presentations and publication in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. Service on committees and participation in scientific peer-review processes are also expected. HealthPartners Institute Research Investigators are primarily supported through grants and contracts from external sources, including the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).

HealthPartners Institute is focused on improving health and well-being through research, education, and practice. Our Research Investigators are embedded in an integrated health system and our research draws on rich clinical data derived from a comprehensive, fully integrated state-of-the-art electronic medical and dental record and claims data from over a million HealthPartners patients and members.

Required Qualifications:  

  • MD/DO or equivalent degree and clinical experience in geriatrics, neurology, or related discipline
  • Current Minnesota Medical license or eligible for MN medical license, based on active medical license in another state and in good standing.
  • Prior record leading research projects and independent scholarly publications in the peer-reviewed scientific literature
  • Strong methodologic expertise
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in public health or similar formal training in research methodology
  • Early to mid-career investigator with demonstrated potential to lead active portfolio of externally funded research.
  • Demonstrated history of successful collaboration in interdisciplinary project teams
  • 3+ years of health care or clinical trial research experience
  • Experience working with electronic health records or other health care data.
  • Experience writing research proposals.

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