Aug 07, 2020

Research Associate-Philadelphia, PA

  • American College of Physicians
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
Full-Time Administration Health Care Marketing Pharmaceutical Program Management Research Strategy - Planning

Job Description

The American College of Physicians (ACP) is looking for an experienced research associate for its
Center for Evidence Reviews. ACP, a national organization of internists with headquarters in
Philadelphia, is the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician
group in the United States with more than 159,000 members worldwide.
The Research Associate will serve as staff and project manager for the Scientific Medical Policy
Committee. Primary responsibilities will include:
 Identifies content and prepares agendas for Scientific Medical Policy Committee
meetings and conference calls.
 Coordinates timelines, deliverables, logistics, and contracts for manuscripts in
accordance with established committee procedures and methodology.
 Reviews, edits, and proofreads papers produced by the Clinical Policy department.
 Supports the work of the Clinical Guidelines Committee and other Clinical Policy projects
as needed.
 Assists in implementing the Clinical Policy department disclosure and conflicts of
interest policy across committees and projects.
 Assists in preparing memos and documents for submission for Board of Regents and
Board of Governors review. Keeps track of deadlines for submission so that all relevant
files are submitted in a timely manner.
 Creates and maintains reference databases.
Qualified applicants must possess a Master’s degree in epidemiology, health services research,
or a relevant field, plus 3-5 years experience in evidence-based medicine. Candidates must have
demonstrated quantitative and qualitative research skills and knowledge of related software
programs; and possess strong project management and excellent oral and written
communication skills. Candidates who are familiar with the principles of epidemiology, evidence
reviews, statistical and analytical methods, and clinical practice guidelines are preferred.
ACP offers a competitive salary, superior benefits and a supportive work environment. Find out
more about ACP at: Interested candidates should
apply online:
ACP is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate against any of the following
classes: veterans, any disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity.



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