Research Associate - Medicine - Health Services Research (90002374)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7067320 (Ref:4129-en_US)

Posted: June 29, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Purpose

Performs complex research of an advanced nature under the general direction of the Principal Investigator.  Typically requires a high-level of skills and expertise in the area of research specialty.

Job Duties

Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety (IQuESt), Houston, TX 
Job Description:
The candidate should be highly motivated to pursue a career in health care. The incumbent within this position serves as a Research Associate providing support on Health Services Research projects. The incumbent will focus on collaborating with the team to design, implement, and test deep unsupervised learning methods for embedding EHR data. The Research Associate will be responsible for the review and abstraction of clinical data from EHRs into a research database.  Depending upon interests and skills, this could include taking part in the development of machine learning skills to build retrieval methods for e-triggers. Coding skills are not a requirement for the position. Rather, preference will be given to candidates with a medical background and interested in long -term commitments.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Education Required: Master's degree in Basic Science or a related field.  Experience in lieu of degree will not be accepted.
  • Experience Required: Three years of relevant experience typically as a Research Assistant, Research Technician or Postdoctoral Fellow/Associate.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: None Required.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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