CARRA is offering two CARRA Registry Associate positions for the 2021 cycle. The CARRA Registry Associate requires 25% effort for one year. The position may be eligible for a one year renewal, depending on availability of funds and/or productivity. This opportunity is supported through funds received via our partnership with the Arthritis Foundation.
The CARRA Registry is a multicenter observational registry that supports data collection on patients with pediatric-onset rheumatic diseases. It is utilized to answer pressing questions regarding pediatric rheumatic diseases, including drug safety. The Associate position is designed to immerse the applicant in the operational, scientific and leadership aspects of the CARRA Registry. This is a unique opportunity for the associate to interact intensively with the CARRA Registry leadership team, other Associates and early investigators, and to learn skills and gain knowledge that will enrich pediatric rheumatology research and practice.
The CARRA Registry Associate will:
Applicants must be current CARRA members, have completed a pediatric rheumatology fellowship and be employed as a pediatric rheumatologist in the United States or Canada. Fellows and Early Investigators are encouraged to apply.
Applicants must also have ideas for specific projects they might undertake during their time as a Registry Associate. Please be sure to include this in your application. Project ideas will be refined over the course of the interview process and term as a Registry Associate.
The CARRA Registry and Research Oversight Committee (RROC) will review all applications and interview the top candidates. All applicants will be notified of the outcome of the selection process.
This is a one-year position that follows the academic cycle. The position may be eligible for a one year renewal, depending on availability of funds and/or productivity.
Associates who wish to renew for a second must submit a renewal request accompanied by a progress report.
The chosen associate(s) will receive 25% salary support plus associated fringe and 8% indirects for one year. Percent effort for a second year will be determined during the renewal process. Maximum salary is capped at $200,000.
Applications must consist of the following materials as individual PDF documents:
Email [email protected] if you have questions about the application process. Email Assistant Director of the CARRA Registry Associate Program, (Marinka Twilt, [email protected]) with questions about the program and potential Registry projects.