Assistant Member

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Req #: 9156
Division: Academic Affairs
Employment Type: Full Time
Compensation Type: Salaried
Facility: John Peter Smith Hospital
Location: 1500 S. Main Street, Fort Worth, TX


Description: The Assistant Member is responsible for developing an impactful and sustainable outcomes research program, particularly related to vulnerable populations. This position applies expertise in epidemiology, biostatistics, health services research, health policy, health education, or related fields to generate evidence that informs clinical decision-making and improves health outcomes. Typical Duties:

  1. Develops an independent outcomes research program on topical areas relevant to vulnerable populations.
  2. Develops research collaborations with subject matter experts.
  3. Develops study design and identifies data sources to address research aims.
  4. Develops data collection mechanisms to address research aims (e.g. survey questionnaires).
  5. Analyzes data to generate results independently or in collaboration with biostatisticians.
  6. Prepares abstracts, manuscripts, protocols, and funding proposals.
  7. Provides research opportunities to trainees and students.
  8. Identifies and implements approaches to improve healthcare.
  9. Remains current with published literature to foster innovation.
  10. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.



    Required Education and Experience:

  • Doctoral degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, health services research, health policy, or related fields from an accredited university.
  • 2 plus years of applied research experience.
  • Preferred Education and Experience: :

  • Postdoctoral training or research experience in a clinical setting.
  • 5 or more published manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals.


JPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system for Tarrant County in North Texas. Licensed for 578 beds, the network includes an acute care hospital and more than 40 community-based clinics, including 19 school-based clinics. John Peter Smith Hospital is home to Tarrant County’s first and only Level 1 Trauma Center, its only psychiatric emergency services site and has the largest hospital-based family medicine residency program in the nation. Our network employs more than 6,500 people.

Acclaim is our multispecialty medical practice group. Acclaim has over 300 providers serving the JPS Health Network in specialties ranging from primary care to general surgery and trauma. The Acclaim group has been formed around a common set of incentives and expectations supporting the operational, financial and clinical performance
outcomes of the network. Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate clinical care for every patient, every time.

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