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Scientific Workforce Specialist at the University of Buffalo

Modified: August 9, 2017

The Scientific Workforce Specialist (SWS) will coordinate all CTSI workforce and junior scientists’ professional development activities, as well as act as the liaison between program leadership and junior scientists’ mentors. The SWS will assume an active role in the integration of education and diversity initiatives within the CTSI by working with leaders along the pipeline to facilitate, integrate and coordinate workforce development at all levels. He/she will collaborate, mentor and interact with all individuals in the workforce involved in clinical and translational science pipeline to enhance excellence through inclusion and diversity. He/she will play an active role in recruiting junior scientists to participate in the mentored career development award program, developing online core competency modules and providing professional development. This position requires the ability to work well with other members of the CTSI team and the community and occasional trips related to CTSI activities.

The SWS will have 2-3 years of responsible experience in mentoring, education and diversity initiatives and will hold a minimum of a master’s degree, (PhD, MD or other health profession degree preferred) in biomedical, clinical, translational, behavioral sciences, and/or education. Excellent oral and written communication skills in the science and academic fields are essential.

The position is funded by the Clinical and Translational Science Award awarded to the University at Buffalo to synergize and enhance work in clinical and translational science research and to train and develop a diverse clinical and translational workforce.

Please apply online at the UB Jobs website, posting R1700088 at this address: https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/10035

The University at Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Recruiter.

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