The Qualitative Scientist has training and expertise to independently conceptualize, implement, and report on original research that advances the mission of the ABFM, advancing board certification, primary care practice and the nation’s health Quintuple Aim. Specifically, the Qualitative Scientist designs and manages projects, gathers primary data, analyzes qualitative data, collaborates across a multidisciplinary research and policy team, and prepares materials for reports and publications. The Qualitative Scientist also conducts analyses of existing datasets with assistance from a data analyst, pilots study design and data collection, and contributes to mixed methods research efforts of the ABFM. ABFM encourages and finances dissemination of research findings via conference presentations and scientific publications. The Qualitative Scientist will also develop and submit proposals for external funding as principal investigator, then successfully lead funded proposals. The Scientist may manage and supervise the work of other qualitative research team members, as the team grows. Applicants will ideally live and work in Lexington, KY at the ABFM Headquarters, though residence and work at the Washington DC-based Center for Professionalism and Value is also an option.