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Research Post Doctoral Fellow

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Kaiser Permanente


26d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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Off-cycle Internship

Research & Development•Oakland


  • The Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research invites applications for a 2-year Postdoctoral Fellow focused on women’s and children’s health. The postdoc will be co-supported by the NIH Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) program (Dr. Yeyi Zhu, MPI and Dr. Jennifer Ames, co-investigator) and Center for Upstream Prevention of Adiposity and Diabetes Mellitus (Director: Dr. Assiamira Ferrara). We seek applications from individuals with a PhD or equivalent in Epidemiology, Nutrition, Environment, Public Health, or related field. Preference will be given to applicants with strong analytic and writing skills. Background in methods to assess childhood obesity and/or neurodevelopmental disorder and the effect of environmental exposures on these conditions is preferred. The postdoc fellow will have opportunities to further develop his/her research skills within the ECHO program in a unique health care delivery system with unrivaled clinical data sources.


  • Education:
  • Must have completed a MD or PhD in public health, epidemiology, or related field required within two (2) years.
  • Additional Requirements:
  • Proven proficiency in survey research methodology/research study design, hypothesis testing and qualitative data interpretation and application.
  • Proven proficiency in computer applications in PC-based and mainframe environments.
  • Must be able to create reports, review charts, construct questionnaires, interpret data, and interview participants.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and basic biostatistics.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

Research & Development


  • Supports well-defined research with minimal supervision from the DOR Research Scientist I, II or III. Prepares draft grant proposals, internal reports and publications independently and collaboratively for review by Senior Scientist. Provides input towards study design, develops analysis plans and interpretation of study results for review of Senior Scientist; may include presentation to TPMG, KFH/P managers and committees. May work with Senior Scientist to consult with local, state and national voluntary and governmental agencies, or with scientists at other institutions. May provide consultation and direction to programmer analysts with regard to data management and analysis strategies. Prepares and presents abstracts and papers at national scientific meetings and for publication in scientific journals; Seeks consultation from senior scientists for specific scientific and administrative issues.
  • Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.


Work type

Full time

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