Clinical Research Scientist- mHealth

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Epidemiology & Cancer Control
Clinical Trials
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The Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control housed at St Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, is seeking applicants for a full-time mobile Health (mHealth) Research Scientist position for a National Cancer Institute-funded project. The candidate will work with senior faculty members, a project coordinator, Clinical Research Associates, and other researchers to improve health outcomes for aging childhood cancer survivors. The scientist will collaborate with an experienced health informatics/IT team to develop, deploy, and maintain mHealth platforms for collecting patient-reported outcomes and digital health markers for research. Under the supervision of lead faculty members, the candidate will be engaged in a variety of research activities related to conducting literature review, data collection and analysis, creating training materials for patient engagement, writing research papers, engaging in mHealth-enabled health interventions, and grant preparations.  

Minimum Education

  • A MD or a PhD in an appropriate scientific field is required.

Minimum Experience

  • Three (3) years of relevant and productive research experience in clinical/population-based outcomes and health behavior research required.
  • Experience must include study design methodology, protocol development, study conduct and analysis.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with team members.
  • Ability to work independently in a collaborative and interdisciplinary environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English language, both verbally and in writing.
  • Multiple publications as the first author in patient-reported outcomes research and/or mobile or digital health technology research preferred.
  • Experience in data analysis and modeling (e.g., statistical, machine learning methods) preferred.

What We Offer


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Other Information

St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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