Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation (MCRF) is the largest private medical research institute in Wisconsin. MCRF is the research division of Marshfield Clinic, an integrated multispecialty health care system with over 750 physicians and 45 regional centers. MCRF employs 25 doctoral-level scientists and over 150 scientific and technical support staff. MCRF research centers include Center for Clinical Research, National Farm Medicine Center, Epidemiology Research Center, Center for Human Genetics, and Biomedical Informatics Research Center. Research at MCRF is funded by a variety of federal agencies and other sources, including CDC, NIH, NIOSH, FDA, and private industry.
Marshfield is a city in central Wisconsin, about 2 hours north of Madison. It offers all the benefits of a small city lifestyle with convenient access to metropolitan areas, including Minneapolis-St. Paul, Milwaukee, and Chicago. City or country living opportunities are readily available. The community offers a rewarding and low stress lifestyle with short commute times, an excellent school system, affordable housing, cultural events, and a variety of outdoor recreational activities. The Washington Post has ranked Marshfield High School as the best in Wisconsin. Recently voted the 5th best small city in which to raise a family, Marshfield combines small city charm with mid-western hospitality.
The Associate Research Scientist will conduct a high quality independent program of epidemiologic research. The successful candidate will have excellent scientific, leadership and communication skills to establish and maintain the program. Opportunities may exist to participate in and receive some funding from existing federally funded research projects. This is a tenure track position, and the incumbent must have the potential to achieve extramural funding to eventually support at least half of his/her research program and publish research results in peer-reviewed journals. Epidemiologic research activities will be determined by the individual's preference, but the Center will give preference to applicants whose area of research interest and expertise are consistent with research strengths in the Marshfield Epidemiology Research Center (MERC).
Qualified applicants must have a Ph.D. or Sc.D. in Epidemiology or M.D. with MPH or similar advance training in Epidemiology.
Minimum experience requirements are as follows:
A track record of original research publications in peer-reviewed, NLM-indexed journals is required. This should include publications in which the applicant is listed as first author.
Experience in use of statistical software and large databases are required.
Knowledge of modern quantitative epidemiologic methods is required, including case-control studies, cohort studies and ecologic studies.
Five years of demonstrated experience in epidemiology-related research activities required. This may include doctoral thesis or other research conducted during a postgraduate training program.
Preference given to candidates with background and expertise in research areas that currently generate external funding for MERC investigators.
A record of extramural funding for research projects is preferred.
Experience serving as a Principal Investigator and leading research teams.
Marshfield Clinic offers a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefits package, support for professional development, a generous employer-funded retirement plan, and a 401(k) plan.
Interested applicants are invited to submit an online application along with resume and cover letter. Inquiries may be directed to Beth Bach in Human Resources, ****
To apply online, please visit our website at ****and reference position MC120363.
1000 N Oak Ave.
Marshfield WI 54449
Marshfield Clinic is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer that values diversity. Minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
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