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Postdoctoral Scholar -Research Associate - Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Utliization Research

Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy/Faculty Los Angeles, California

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

The USC School of Pharmacy is seeking a Postdoctoral Scholar-Research Associate-Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Utilization Research. This position is with a newly established program on Medicines and Public Health. This position is available for 1-year and renewable contingent on successful progress and available funding. The University of Southern California offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and short and long term disability insurance.

Qualifications

  • Applicants must have a doctoral degree in pharmacoepidemiology, epidemiology, or health services research. One to three years of experience is preferred in health care research, industry, consulting, government, or an academic environment. 
  • Prior experience with advanced pharmacoepidemiologic methods, such as propensity score-based approaches, is desired
  • Prior experience working with and analyzing large databases (administrative claims healthcare data, electronic health records in particular) using SAS and/or STATA statistical software.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a compelling publication record, evidence of substantial research productivity, and ability to successfully communicate scientific information.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The position is expected to start in Fall 2020, though specific dates are negotiable.

Interested candidates should submit a CV, short  cover letter describing your research interets and fit, and contact information for 2-3 references.


Qualifications • Applicants must have a doctoral degree in pharmacoepidemiology, epidemiology, or health services research. One to three years of experience is preferred in health care research, industry, consulting, government, or an academic environment. • Prior experience with advanced pharmacoepidemiologic methods, such as propensity score-based approaches, is desired • Prior experience working with and analyzing large databases (administrative claims healthcare data, electronic health records in particular) using SAS and/or STATA statistical software. • Preference will be given to candidates with a compelling publication record, evidence of substantial research productivity, and ability to successfully communicate scientific information.



REQ20091375 Posted Date: 08/03/2020

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