Research Director - UNM Project ECHO

July 21, 2018 9:34 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Research Director (REQ5583)


Project ECHO currently has an extraordinary position of a Director of Research and Evaluation

to join the ECHO Institute. The Director of Research and Evaluation will lead the team at the

ECHO Institute focused on performing research and evaluation on ECHO programs, as well as

anchoring a global community of researchers working on ECHO programs. The ECHO Institute

has recently developed a strategic plan that will map out the key goals, objectives and activities

to move the ECHO Institute from our current operations to reach 1 billion people by 2025.

The Director of Research and Evaluation will possess content expertise, and participate

personally in research and lead a team who perform this research. In addition, the individual will

anchor external collaborators, who will bring additional specific expertise, by identifying

external collaborators, managing their engagement with the work and supervising deliverables

resulting from this work.


The chosen candidate will lead the research, measurement and evaluation functions with minimal

direction, and lead the Institute’s research program coordinating among our faculty and external

collaborators and partners. The successful individual must possess strong research and leadership

skills and have a proven track record of success at securing funding for research; and designing

implementing, evaluating and publishing research in a relevant discipline; such as, health

services research, epidemiology, population sciences, behavioral and community interventions,

health disparities, survivor-ship or health care delivery research.


The ECHO Institute is looking for a Director with a PhD, MD or PhD/MD in a relevant field.

The successful individual will lead programs or initiatives, and perform data, quantitative and

qualitative analyses. This individual must also be able to collaborate with the Institute’s strategic

team; 1) to ensure that the research components of the proposals prepared by them are

appropriately designed, and 2) work with the strategic team to identify and pursue funding

opportunities specifically targeted to research, measurement & evaluation.


TO APPLY: For complete information including closing dates, minimum requirements, and

instructions on how to apply for this or any UNM position, please visit our website at


https://unmjobs.unm.edu or call (505) 277-6947, or visit our HR Service Center at 1700 Lomas

Blvd. NE, Suite 1400, Albuquerque, NM 87131.


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