Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Cancer and Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Employment Type: Full-Time
The Department of Research and Evaluation (R&E) of Kaiser Permanente Southern California (KPSC) is seeking a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow interested in cancer epidemiology & survivorship, pharmacoepidemiology, or infectious disease epidemiology.
Scientists in the Department of R&E conduct research involving large, diverse populations, providing timely evidence to decision-makers and the public. The research teams have expertise and experience in performing a vast array of population-based epidemiologic cancer research and infectious disease research, including HIV/STI. Projects range from large, multisite epidemiologic studies on cancer and HIV/STI prevention, diagnosis, molecular markers, treatment and clinical outcomes, and survival. The overarching goal of these studies is to use our large membership and extensive data to generate results that will improve cancer care and contribute to scientific knowledge about cancer outcomes.
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.
* 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.
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.
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Competent in advanced research methods, including statistical techniques and study design commonly used in epidemiologic, behavioral, health services research, economics or related fields. One year, renewable (funding and performance dependent) training position.
Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
Track record of publication in the peer-reviewed literature and grant-writing experience.
Primary Location: California,Pasadena,S. Los Robles Administration Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-SCAL-01|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Regional Offices - Pasadena - Research Support Unit-Dept - 0806 Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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