Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Scientist Positions

United States
Job Posted Date: 
July 12, 2023
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A full-time postdoctoral scholar position is available for a highly motivated scientist interested in biostatistical analysis and discrete choice measurement for healthcare and treatment-related outcomes and health economics research. The postdoctoral researcher will have the opportunity to assist with all aspects of a newly funded Department of Defense 4 year project. They will work within the  UCSF Program for Pharmacoeconomics and Policy Studies (PRoPEPS) led by Dr. Leslie Wilson and in conjunction with Hangar Clinics Nationally, as well as with other research projects in PRoPEPS, but with a large focus on statistical analysis..   The goal is to better understand how to translate behavioral economics into clinical practice across a wide range of new technologies.  The fellow will have opportunities to publish the work in professional journals and/or present data at professional meetings. The fellow will also be encouraged to take advantage of other training and learning opportunities within multiple clinical departments and related entities at UCSF. The initial appointment is 1 year with renewal for an additional years by mutual agreement.

Job Requirements: 

Applicants should have:

  • An MD or  Ph.D. in Biostatistics, Economics, Computer Sciences, or related field.
  • Knowledge in use of statistical software packages such as Stata, R and SAS and understanding of programming languages such as Python.
  • Prior experience modeling survival and longitudinal data and some experience in analysis of discrete choice data.
How to Apply: 
  • Please send a CV, a short cover letter summarizing your research experience, and the names and contact information for 3 references to: [email protected]
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