Postdoctoral Fellowship in Real World Evidence, Population Health, and Quality Research
- UNC Chapel Hill
- Location: Chapel Hill, NC
- Job Number: 7065448
- Posting Date: Mar 20, 2020
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionThe University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, in conjunction with Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA; Arlington, VA) and Janssen Scientific Affairs group (Titusville, NJ), seeks applicants for the Postdoctoral Fellowship in Real World Evidence (RWE), Population Health, and Quality Research.
The program is designed to develop key competencies and experience in conducting RWE research with a focus on population health and quality-related measures and outcomes, while providing electives for customized training based on candidate interests and sponsor priorities. An informational webinar will be held on Thursday, March 26th from 7-8pm EDT, and registration for the webinar can be found at this link.
This two-year fellowship will be based at UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy (Chapel Hill, NC) for the first 12 months, where the fellow will have the opportunity to enroll in and audit relevant courses. For year 2, the fellow will spend 6 months at PQA and 6 months at Janssen with their Scientific Affairs group.
Fellows will have the opportunity to complete didactic training in quality measurement and quality-related research, actively participate in ongoing research, and conduct and submit for publication a secondary research project. Additionally, fellows will gain exposure to quality measure lifecycle and gain exposure to how patient-reported outcomes are incorporated into data and evidence generation in regulatory, real-world, and policy perspectives.
Candidates must hold a doctoral degree (PhD, PharmD, MD, etc.) from an accredited program and be eligible to live and work in the US.
Candidates should possess direct knowledge in epidemiology, health services research, comparative effectiveness research, and patient-centered outcomes research (or an equivalent area of focus).
Candidates should also demonstrate proficiency in SAS, Stata, SQL, and/or R.
Applicants should submit all application materials via this link. Priority review will be given to applicants who submit by 11:59 PM ET on April 1st, 2020.
UNC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.