Post Doc Fellow

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Kansas City, KANSAS

Posting Details

Working Title Post Doc Fellow
Classification Title Post Doctoral Fellow
Position Number J0040224
Hours Per Week 40
Department Kidney Institute
Campus Location Kansas City Metro
Student Position
Position Summary

The Postdoctoral Fellow will perform research in the areas of data management and health outcomes analysis for the Director of Outcomes and Implementation Research, Division of Nephrology. In this position, the Fellow will be responsible for literature reviews and abstraction of data, preparation of statistical reports for various clinical studies, manuscripts, and grants, as well as the management of large clinical datasets.

Required Qualifications

1. MD Degree
2. Experience in principal and advanced statistical methods.
3. Exposure to conducting evidence synthesis and systematic reviews
4. High level proficiency, experience, and working knowledge of at least one statistical software (E.g. SAS, STATA, R, and SPSS).
5. Efficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, Excel and Access.
6. Ability to effectively communicate statistical methods and results.
7. Experience working in a multi-disciplinary setting and/or teams.
8. Details-oriented with excellent organizational skills.
9. Flexibility and adaptability to work under tight deadlines or changing needs.
10. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
11. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

1. Proficiency in advanced analytical theories, predictive modeling, data mining, and data extraction.
2. Experience in clinical and health services research.
3. Expertise in using various statistical software (SAS, STATA, R, and SPSS)
4. Evidence of scholarship in related field.
5. Experience with mixed methods (including qualitative) data analysis and software (e.g. NVivo)
6. Experience in using systematic review software (e.g. RevMan)

Environment Office
Physical Requirements Light
Probation Status

Subject to the regulations of the State of Kansas, the Board of Regents and the University of Kansas Medical Center, I understand and agree that I may be subject to a probation period and during the probation period I serve at the pleasure of the Executive Vice Chancellor of KUMC and my employment may be ended at any time during that period.

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EEO Statement

KU Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Job Duties

Description of Job Duty

Analyze large clinical datasets and systematic reviews for faculty and investigators.

Description of Job Duty

Work with a team to provide support on research data management and analysis.

Description of Job Duty

Extract significance and implication from clinical databases

Description of Job Duty

Effectively communicate study findings and interpretations to investigators.

Description of Job Duty

Perform additional data analysis and related duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Description of Job Duty

Coordinate evidence synthesis work with large groups.

Description of Job Duty

Develop evidence reports, tables and figures that summarize the findings from systematic reviews

Description of Job Duty

Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

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