|Recruitment/Posting Title||Post-Doctoral Fellow|
|Job Category||Staff & Executive - Research Support (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)|
|Department||Inst-Hth,Hth Care Pol&Agng Res|
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766 and celebrated a milestone 250th anniversary in 2016, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 70,800 students and 27,000 faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.
Rutgers University–New Brunswick took root over 250 years ago. We are the state’s most comprehensive intellectual resource—the flagship campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, as designated by the Association of American Universities. We are the region’s most high-profile public research institution and a leading national research center with a global impact.
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a Post-Doctoral Fellow for the Institute for Health (IFH) at the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research.
The Center for Health Services Research within the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research at Rutgers University is seeking a Post-Doctoral Fellow. The Fellow will serve as a member of the Center’s investigative teams for several major health services research studies, collaborating with faculty investigators in planning and implementing complex health services research analyses; implementing research analyses of large healthcare dataset incorporating billions of records; and designing and conducting statistical modeling of patient-level outcomes and utilization and writing of journal articles reporting results, along with related project documents. The position requires high-level skills in statistical analysis and research methodology including epidemiological and health services research methodology, statistical programming, longitudinal analysis of healthcare claims data, developing and testing statistical models of healthcare utilization and outcomes, methods for the analysis of “big data” in healthcare encompassing billions to trillions of records, statistical testing, survival analysis, machine learning, and other data science and statistical techniques in support of large observational healthcare studies. The incumbent will bring significant skills in these areas and will have the opportunity to further develop skills and expertise in data science, advanced longitudinal analysis of healthcare data, health services research methodology, application of advanced statistical methods, healthcare claims data analyses, and other skills foundational for careers in advanced applications of data science, applied statistical modeling, health services research, pharmacoepidemiology, longitudinal analysis of healthcare utilization and outcomes, and a related high-level analysis of healthcare data.
Under the direction of the Director, Associate Director, Principal Investigators, and/or senior Research Project Managers, the incumbent will implement complex statistical analyses of health care claims data including millions of Medicare and Medicaid claims and other research data; interface with scientific collaborators and their teams at other institutions, and draft reports of analytic results. The Fellow will participate in the writing of research papers and contribute to the development of study progress/final reports as appropriate. Mentoring will be provided in the further development of advanced expertise in healthcare data analysis, longitudinal modeling, advanced statistical programming techniques, and high-level analysis of healthcare claims data. Opportunities will be provided to complement the job training experience with selected coursework in statistical analysis, research methods, and related topics, as mutually agreed upon between the candidate and the center director.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
|Position Status||Full Time|
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Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview
|Terms of Appointment||Staff - 12 month|
|Position Pension Eligibility||None|
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|Regional Campus||Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)|
|Home Location Campus||Downtown New Brunswick|