Health Implementation Scientist

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL

Job posting number: #7080368 (Ref:hlj_31483)

Posted: June 24, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Highlights:

  • The Health Implementation Scientist is a PhD-level staff scientist who serves as part of a clinical/translational research team under the general direction of an independent faculty investigator.
  • The Health Implementation Scientist’s principal activity is to apply their expert knowledge in conducting research and related support activities for the faculty investigator with whom they work.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience providing guidance, project supervision, and mentorship for research staff and interns, including contributing to performance reviews (if applicable for the specific project).
  • Direct experience in public health or a related field, including demonstrated skills of understanding public health from a social and holistic perspective in order to implement prevention efforts for cancer control. (i.e. understanding SES, community stakeholder participatory research, implementation science).

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leading the development, coordination and implementation of a diverse range of research and educational project activities with diverse internal and external stakeholders; these may involve international projects and management of funding and materials.
  • Manages related educational programs and materials.
  • Performs work on multi-site studies under the supervision of the PI.
  • Conducts background research for new or continuing projects.
  • Develops grant applications and assisting with progress reports to sponsors/funding entities.
  • Develops, revises or edits manuscripts and abstracts.
  • Conducts educational activities (e.g., prevention and awareness, global health).
  • Contributes to design of cancer control and policy efforts.
  • Implements cancer control and policy efforts.

Credentials and Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree with 5 years of relevant experience. e.g., DrPH is required with at least 5 years of experience in a related scientific and/or educational discipline, which could include hands on research work (wet, dry, clinical research, or community/population setting) or teaching/outreach.


Mission To create a Moffitt culture of diversity and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision Moffitt Cancer Center is recognized as the model wherein the diversity of our employees and communities is valued and supported as essential components to contributing to the prevention and cure of cancer. The cancer center is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the cancer center to prohibit unlawful discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to workforce members and applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.


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