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Biopsychosocial Research Scientist | F68870 | Internal Medicine SOM

State of Virginia
Richmond City, VA
Closing date
Jun 4, 2024

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Science, Doctors, General/Internal Medicine
Organization Type
Mission or Goal of Unit: Multidisciplinary research in translational, clinical, and implementation science in Sickle Cell Disease.

Chief Purpose of this position: The Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Medicine, and Virginia Commonwealth University seeks a mid-career behavioral research scientist to join a leading multidisciplinary program in biopsychosocial translational, clinical, and implementation science in sickle cell disease. The selected candidate will collaborate with and be mentored by 2 physicians, 3 Nurse Practitioners, and a staff of professionals conducting daily case management rounds including social workers and community health workers in the Adult Sickle Cell Medical Home, as well as 3 Physicians, a Physician's assistant, and a staff of allied health professionals in the Pediatric Sickle Cell Program.

Position Responsibilities: Research | Submitting and executing federal, foundation, and other research proposals and generating new knowledge derived from working with diverse and disenfranchised adult patients with Sickle Cell Disease.

Required Qualifications:

* PhD or equivalent terminal degree
* Demonstrated postdoctoral research training
* Commitment to a career in sickle cell research
* Experience working with diverse and disenfranchised communities
* Must have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU

Preferred Qualifications:

* Credentials to deliver clinical psychology counseling and therapy
* Teaching experience with graduate students and post-doctoral students

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