Post-Doctoral Fellow - Vaccine Safety & Effectiveness Research - Kaiser Permanente

LOCATION: Pasadena, CA

CLOSING DATE: January 14, 2019

OPPORTUNITY TYPE: Fellowship

JOB #: 13413

POSTED: December 14, 2018

Description:

One year, renewable (funding  and performance dependent) training position. Incumbent serves as a researcher on projects based  in the Department of Research and Evaluation (R&E).  Works under the supervision of a R&E Research Scientist.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Designs, develops, and directs well-defined research with supervision from a R&E Research Scientist.
  • Prepares grant proposals and publications independently and collaboratively.
  • Provides consultation and direction to programmer/analysts with regard to data management and analysis strategies.
  • May perform subject assessments or chart reviews or provide direction to research support staff performing these tasks.
  • Submits abstracts to and presents papers at national scientific meetings.
  • Seeks consultation from research scientists for specific scientific and administrative issues.
  • Participates in R&E department meetings and projects as appropriate.

 

Additional Details:

Skills/Eligibility:
Experience
  • N/A

Education

  • Current, or anticipated in the next year, a doctoral degree (Ph.D, Dr.PH, MD, Sc.D) in epidemiology, health services research, economics or related field or similar degree designation, OR a clinical doctoral degree plus a master’s degree with formal research training. Note: Start of employment contingent upon verification of Doctoral degree and/or official transcript.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Competent in advanced research methods, including statistical techniques and study design commonly used in epidemiologic, behavioral, health services research, economics or related fields.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

 

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Track record of publication in the peer-reviewed literature and grant-writing experience.
  • Doctoral
    degree (Ph.D., Dr.PH, MD, Sc.D) in epidemiology, preferably in vaccine safety and effectiveness, or clinical doctoral degree + master’s degree
    with formal research training in epidemiology. 
  • Competent in advanced research methods,
    including statistical techniques and study design commonly used in
    epidemiologic research, or related fields. 

 

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