Postdoctoral Research Fellow opportunity improving care for children, youth, and young adults living with diabetes

The UBC Department of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join a multidisciplinary translational research program with specific goals to improve the care of children, youth and young adults living with diabetes.

The successful candidate will have been awarded the doctoral degree (e.g., PhD, ScD) degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics or related field within the past five years. They will also have expertise in the field of health services research and, in particular, working with linked administrative health data (via PopData BC), clinical registry data and other large data sets. Research experience with conducting advanced statistical analysis using large population-based datasets is desirable. The applicant should also demonstrate the ability to work independently, supervise graduate and undergraduate students, conceive, initiate, organize and manage projects. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a necessity as well as the ability to work in a team environment. Management experience with large, multi-center projects is an asset. Substantial experience and expertise in using SAS, R, or Stata statistical software is essential.

The position will begin ASAP. This is a one-year term appointment subject to annual renewal. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae, teaching dossier and three letters of reference addressing scholarly, professional and creative work, teaching, and administrative service, should be directed to: Shazhan Amed MD FRCPC MSc.PH email: samed@cw.bc.ca

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