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Research Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, Internal Medicine (MD, DO or PhD) (Phoenix)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Phoenix, Arizona
Laboratory and Research

Posting Number: req10619

Department: COM Phx Internal Medicine

Location: Greater Phoenix Area

Address: 475 N. 5th St., Phoenix, AZ 85004 USA

Position Highlights

The Division of Clinical Data Analytics and Decision Support in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, seeks to recruit faculty specializing in working with data management and standards, advanced quantitative analytics, biomarkers, clinical outcome assessment tools and regulatory science. This will include creating a pre-approved Process for Pharmacogenomics with the Federal Drug Administration. Related tasks may include guiding clinical research, teaching, promoting the process, creating business models and identifying key markets and customers for a new PGx process. Reporting directly to division leaders, the preferred candidate will have established successful programs with the FDA, other players in the pharmaceutical industry and academic institutions.

Applicants must possess a PhD and/or MD (or equivalent) and post-doctoral training/experience in the proposed field of study. Candidates must have prior experience creating new process in clinical drug trials, organizing a new business unit, obtaining, and maintaining revenue and budgets, as well as devising and successfully implementing new policies in partnership with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The candidate will be required to submit intramural and extramural funding plans including research grant proposals, licensing agreements, consulting services and innovative funding mechanisms.

The successful candidate will fulfill the responsibilities of a faculty member in an appropriate department, actively participate in teaching, clinical service and/or scholarly work, and must qualify for an appointment at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor.

University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix anchors the 28-acre Phoenix
Biomedical Campus in the heart of the Valley of the Sun. The College inspires
and trains individuals to become exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders
who are life-long learners and inquisitive scholars. The Phoenix Biomedical Campus
embodies the University's priorities of engagement, partnership, innovation,
and synergy in its world-class academic and research initiatives, with clinical
facilities throughout Greater Phoenix.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop
    innovative processes, programs that will reduce the risk and expedite
    medical product development.
  • Leverage CDADS
    competencies in decision support to improve medical product development.
  • Implement new
    programs in data science for PGx and other initiatives.
  • Advance and grow
    a pipeline of collaborative pre-competitive efforts in drug development.
  • Partner with
    public and private entities to increase the reach of the CDADS division
    into the healthcare market.
  • As the program
    grows, develop and organize new teams of project managers and other
    faculty and staff.
  • Leverage deep
    regulatory experience to create new regulatory processes.
  • Collaborate with
    global regulatory agencies such as FDA, EMA, PMDA.
  • Conduct a
    feasibility analysis on the PGx and other Decision Support initiatives.
  • Identify unmet
    medical product development needs associated with CDADS expertise.
  • Build scientific
    consensus among academia, government, patient organizations and industry
    to develop new tools for medical product development.
  • Research and other scholarly work.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD, DO, or PhD.
  • Track record of establishing new medical product development.
  • Proven success in collaborating with regulatory

Preferred Qualifications

* Minimum 5 years' experience in partnering with regulatory agencies.

* Minimum 10 years' experience in new medical product development.

* Experience creating new approved processes and products in a healthcare setting.

* Outstanding interpersonal communication and professionalism skills.

Rank: To be Determined

Tenure Information

Non-Career-Track (NTE)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: To be Determined

Number of Hours Worked per Week: Varies

Job FTE: 0.20

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: To be Determined

Rate of Pay: AAMC Public Schools for Rank and Specialty

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

College of Medicine-Phoenix, Office of Human Resources

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant

Application: The online application should be completed in its entirety. Blank or missed information may be considered an incomplete submission.

CV, Cover Letter required to apply.

Faculty selected for this opportunity will be required to obtain faculty status within the appropriate academic department. This will include obtaining letters of recommendation and review by the appropriate College review committee.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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