The Department of Family Medicine at OHSU is a nationally known, diverse, and growing enterprise, encompassing a large clinical system, a robust teaching program, and a vibrant research section. The OHSU Postdoctoral Fellowship in Family Medicine will afford mentorship under the guidance of the faculty supervisor to undertake research funded by the National Institute on Aging. This Fellowship focuses on applied research into racial and ethnic differences in the longitudinal dynamics of cognitive impairment, dementia, and multiple chronic conditions/multimorbidity.
An applied learning environment on an active research study is complemented with didactic opportunities across the OHSU community. Depending on an individual's focus, experience-based learning opportunities and curriculum can be adapted to prepare a fellow for an academic research, health policy, public health and clinician research career.
Postdoctoral appointments are temporary by nature and are designed to develop the postdoctoral scholar as an independent scientist and to enhance their professional skills for academic and non-academic careers.
Research is the primary focus of the Postdoctoral Researcher; however, typical duties and accountabilities include:
Embed and activelyparticipate in high-performingresearch team under the guidance of a Research Faculty Mentorto drive health equity outcomes in patient-centered care.
Gain experience in the process of publication and grant writing
Presentation of project results to internal and external parties
Participate in data analysis, andtranslation of resultsforclinical and policy relevance.
Engagein appropriate training and professional development opportunities asdesired by the individual, orrequired by the Principal Investigator,Department, or OHSUin order to develop research skills andprofessionalcompetencies. Acquire generic and transferable skills (project management, business skills, mentorship and leadership skills, professionalism, etc.)
PhD or MD
Knowledge and experience in geriatrics/gerontological research.
Demonstrate quantitativeresearch experience.
Experience with statistical software (e.g. Stata, R, SAS).
Demonstratea record of success incompleting projects.
Advanced knowledge of EndNote, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint
Excellent organizational skills.
Excellent written and oral communication skills to disseminate scientific research.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Demonstrate a commitment to gaining practical experience working on a research project.
Ability to work in a team, and relate to staff from a variety of diverse backgrounds and experiences.
PhD in a healthcare related field
Familiarity with the analysis of longitudinal data, complex survey data, and/or administrative data is a plus.
Experience with or strong interest in advanced statistical methods for the analysis of longitudinal health and health care data, is a plus.
Interest in advancing health equity.
Apply here online. Please be sure to upload a cover letter and Resume or CV.
Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm