The University of Texas Medical Branch is seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Research Trainee to join the department of surgery. The postdoctoral fellow will work on health services research projects including surgical outcomes research, cancer outcomes research, and comparative effectiveness research studies. The candidate will have an opportunity to work on ongoing funded projects. The fellow will actively collaborates with researchers from internal medicine, preventive medicine and community health and Sealy Center on Aging. The candidate will directly report to Stephen B. Williams, MD, faculty mentor. This is a training position, and is not expected to be a permanent position.
*** Please include a cover letter, a full CV with a list of publications, contact details of three references, and copies of two of your most recent publications as a single PDF file when submitting your application. ***
This appointment is initially for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year based on satisfactory performance. Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements to receive support from an NIH training grant.
The successful candidate, in collaboration with the mentor and his team, will be responsible for designing outcomes research studies, developing research protocols and analytic plans, interpreting analyses and manuscript writing and publication.
The candidate must be highly motivated and have experience in health services research, experimental planning, and data interpretation. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work as a team member are essential. The position requires the ability to lead projects, and work co-operatively with others. Ideal candidates will have excellent organizational, time management, and multitasking skills.
PhD in biological sciences with a strong background in health services research or epidemiology. Applicants with a strong publication record are preferred.
Internal Number: 62364
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