Deputy Director, Health Services and Outcomes Research
- Position Type
The Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety (IQuESt), a combined Baylor College of Medicine and VA HSR&D Center, is seeking a highly qualified, academically successful leader for the position of Deputy Director. IQuESt is a nationally-renowned multidisciplinary health services research and health policy program with an extensive portfolio of more than 100 research projects, 41 core investigators, a budget of over $17 million, and a training program for both MD and PhD postdoctoral researchers. More details about IQuESt can be found at http://www.houston.hsrd.research.va.gov.
The Deputy Director is expected to provide leadership in two major areas:
- Carry out independent, high quality, nationally funded research program in health services research and health policy, preferably within our mission and goals.
- Provide administrative and research leadership that promotes the careers of young investigators and fosters the career promotion and satisfaction of mid- and senior-level researchers.
- Must be a U.S. citizen
- MD or PhD
- Background and experience in health services research
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment
Please forward CV and letter of interest in confidence to:
Laura A. Petersen, MD, MPH, FACP
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, HSR&D (152)
2002 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030
Applications will be reviewed as received and will be accepted until the position is filled.