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Operating one of the industry’s largest and most respected research programs, Kaiser Permanente employs nearly 1,800 research experts at 9 specialized centers across the country. With a research budget of $221 million and more than 2,500 studies and clinical trials underway at any given time, this is a place where you can have a profound impact on the future of health.

Post-Doctoral Fellow - Cancer Epidemiologic Research

Location: Pasadena, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 820344 Date posted: 08/02/2019
Description:
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.
  • This is a Repost of 713176.

    Basic Qualifications:
    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.
  • One year, renewable (funding and performance dependent) training position.
  • 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 infectious disease or cancer epidemiology, or clinical doctoral degree + master's degree with formal research training in epidemiology.

  • Primary Location: California,Pasadena,S. Los Robles Administration 100 S. Los Robles Ave Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Research and Development Department: Research and Evaluation Travel: Yes, 10 % 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.

    About Research & Development Careers

    Careers in Research & Development

    Recognized worldwide for their scientific expertise, our researchers collect data on topics including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, mental health, and drug safety — just to name a few.

    In addition to studies centered at these facilities, our physicians and researchers conduct clinical trials of new drugs, medical devices, and other therapies through several organized centers and independently at single sites. Put together, Kaiser Permanente's research centers and scientists comprise one of the largest and most comprehensive nonacademic research programs in the United States.

    As a member of this team, you'll engage in meaningful work that has the power to affect outcomes and improve global health. Focused on areas like public-sector health services, epidemiology, and behavioral and clinical research, the work you do will ultimately allow us to improve the cost effectiveness and quality of the care we deliver — all while saving lives.

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