Post-Doctoral Fellow - 18599
- University of Colorado Denver
- Location: Denver, NJ
- Job Number: 7068571
- Posting Date: Aug 5, 2020
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionNature of work:
We are seeking a postdoctoral research fellow to work under the direction of Dr. Tianjing Li to lead research on developing, evaluating, and disseminating efficient methods for comparing healthcare interventions and to provide trustworthy evidence for decision-making. Relevant areas of research interest can include but are not limited to (1) study methodology: e.g., systematic review, meta-analysis, network meta-analysis, clinical trial, sources of bias, comparative effectiveness research, patient-centered outcomes research; and (2) data science, informatics, artificial intelligence, and natural language processing methods for health and healthcare data. In particular, we would like the successful candidate to expand and extend our current areas of research.
We value excellence, creativity, innovation, openness, collaboration, and leadership. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned with these values. For this position, we view candidates as strong if they are interested in developing, adopting, and applying new methods that effectively minimize inferential threats in particular study context; in establishing optimal methods for comparing interventions, using all forms of data and methodology; and in identifying partners from various disciplines necessary to conduct research. Some candidates will bring emerging technologies or methodologies from other fields (or his/her field of training) to our current research program. In the role we envision, the successful candidate will innovate methods, begin to establish an independent program of research, contribute to and lead grant writing activities, engage in collaborative projects, and disseminate findings in the peer-reviewed scientific literature to relevant stakeholders. The successful candidate will also help in the supervision of graduate students and professional research assistants.
Description of Duties:
Pursue research goals established by the Program Director (Dr. Tianjing Li);
Undertake significant methodological research as well as applied research;
Lead research protocol development and optimize protocols to overcome technical limitations and difficulties;
Prepare IRB applications;
Lead primary data collection and maintain accurate and up-to-date records of data;
Analyze data, prepare and present research findings in journal papers and conferences;
Engage in multidisciplinary scholarly activities consistent with the mission of the Program;
Network and collaborate with international experts and stakeholders;
Participate in the group’s academic and operational meetings;
Train, supervise, and provide guidance to student workers, graduate students, professional research assistants, or other personnel as assigned by the Program Director; and
Contribute to and lead grant writing activities.
Salary and Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.
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