JOB POSTING: Senior Science Advisor, Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement, AHRQ
Exciting opportunity at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) in the Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement (CEPI) to provide expert consultation and mentoring on diverse scientific and methodological issues related to health services and implementation research.
CEPI generates new knowledge, synthesizes evidence, translates science on what works in health and health care delivery, and catalyzes practice improvement across health care settings. The Senior Science Advisor will formulate and implement the Center’s extramural and intramural research agenda, and will lead the integration and alignment of programs across the Divisions of the Center.
The successful candidate should have a medical degree or other doctoral degree in a health related field with extensive experience in providing consultation or guidance on health services research and methodology, or conducting health services and implementation research to promote or apply evidence-based practices, and analyzing and evaluating current research to inform research projects that impact policy, clinical practice and/or methodology. The Senior Science Advisor will represent the Center and Agency at national research meetings and high-level Departmental committees and working groups.
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