Postdoctoral Fellowships: Community-Engaged Research (CEnR) and Pharmacoepidemiology/economics Outcomes Research (PEPI/PE)
Location: University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD
Description: Two exciting p ostdoctoral fellowship opportunities are available at the University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) within the School of Pharmacy's Pharmaceutical Health Services Research (PHSR) Department. Fellowships within PHSR provide multidisciplinary, advanced training to health services researchers and clinicians and prepare fellows for positions in academia, government, the pharmaceutical or insurance industries, and consulting. Training includes, but is not limited to, mentored research, grant-writing, and teaching experiences. Coursework may include CEnR and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR).
The CEnR fellow will engage in qualitative analysis and patient-engaged research activities funded by AHRQ, NIH, PCORI, other federal and state of Maryland government agencies, foundations, and private corporations. Fellows will work with UMB researchers and community partners as part of the portfolio of projects supported by The PATIENTS Program ( www.patients.umaryland.edu ). The PATIENTS Program has eleven staff and is involved in over 20 active projects. Successful candidates will possess.
The PEPI/PE fellow will engage in quantitative and patient-engaged research funded by federal, state of Maryland, and corporate agencies. Fellows will work closely with academic, patient, and other stakeholder partners, including projects supported by the Patient-Drive Values in Healthcare Evaluation (PAVE) Center .
Fellows receive a competitive salary and benefits.
Qualifications: Excellent communication, organizational, and time-management skills are a must.
For CEnR fellows , strong qualitative skills, an ability to work across diverse community setting, and experience with community-based participatory research among underserved populations are desired. For PEPI/PE fellows , strong pharmacoepidemiology or pharmacoeconomics research training and experience with analysis of large administrative databases are desired. A PhD in a health-related discipline is desired, but clinicians with qualitative research training and/or experience are also encouraged to apply. Strong quantitative and/or qualitative skills are a plus.
How to Apply: Applicants should submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the selected candidate is identified. Finalist interviews will take place on-site in Baltimore or via Skype, following phone screening interviews. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2020; however, A spring or Fall 2020 start date also is feasible.
The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity employer.
To apply or to receive more information, please contact send applications to:
PATIENTS Program PCOR Postdoctoral Fellowship PEPI/PE Postdoctoral Fellowship
220 Arch Street, 12 th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201
Job: Postdoctoral Fellows
Organization: School of Pharmacy - Pharmaceutical Health Services Research
Job Posting: Nov 26, 2019
Internal Number: 140241
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.