LINGUIST List 14.2211

Wed Aug 20 2003

Jobs: Discourse Analysis: Supervisor, Commonhealth

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  1. mnelson, Discourse Analysis: Account Supervisor, Commonhealth, NJ, USA

Message 1: Discourse Analysis: Account Supervisor, Commonhealth, NJ, USA

Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2003 10:37:31 +0000
From: mnelson <>
Subject: Discourse Analysis: Account Supervisor, Commonhealth, NJ, USA

University or Organization: Commonhealth
Department: MBS/Vox
Rank of Job: Account Supervisor
Specialty Areas: Anthropological Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Ling
 & Literature, Sociolinguistics


Account Supervisor
A CommonHealth Company

Position Objective: To execute research-based studies on
doctor-patient communication in specific, targeted disease states
through the coordination of physician participation, the analysis of
data produced and the presentation of findings to clinical and
marketing audiences.


-Liaise with physicians via phone to describe study goals and
 methodology in order to recruit them and manage their participation

-Interact with MBS/Vox team members and consultants to identify
 patterns in the talk to analyze

-Perform both qualitative and quantitative analyses of the transcripts
 and report on findings

-Collaborate with MBS/Vox team members to create presentations for
 client meetings based on research findings

-Attend client meetings and actively present to audience

-Follow-up with clients on further analyses and ways to tactically
 implement study results

-Provide input for new proposal ideas and specifications for future
 research topics to MBS/Vox management

Knowledge and Skills:
-Bachelor's Degree required; Master's Degree preferred. Relevant areas
 of study include one or more of the following:

Face-to-face communication
English/literary narrative theory
Medical anthropology

-Knowledge of and/or experience with healthcare/pharmaceutical
 marketing and medical education

-Detail-oriented in order to performed fine-grained textual analysis
 of transcripts integral to the discourse analytic process

-Desire to work in a small team with the opportunity to develop a
 variety of skill sets and show initiative to pitch in when needed on
 all types of assignments

-Ability to maintain flexibility and teamwork in a fast-paced,
 demanding work environment with late nights and some regional travel

Company Information:

MBS/Vox is one of Commonhealth's 16 operating units. Commonhealth is
the world's leading healthcare communications network with expertise
in health-related brands in nearly every therapeutic category. Clients
include AstraZeneca, Aventis, Berlex, Bristol-Myers Squibb,
GlaxoSmithKline, J&J, Novartis, and Pfizer.


Address for Applications:

	Attn: Account Supervisor Meaghan Nelson
	Wayne Interchange Plaza ll
	155 Route 46 West
	Wayne, NJ 07470
	United States of America 
	Applications are due by 30-Sep-2003

Contact Information:
	Account Supervisor Meaghan Nelson
	Tel: 973.837.7303
	Fax: 973.837.7306

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