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Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Pharmacoepidemiology, Comparative Effectiveness And Safety Research, And Real-World Evidence


The Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is a multidisciplinary research environment consisting of clinical researchers, data scientists, basic research investigators, and clinicians whose objective is to promote healthcare delivery, disease prevention, and translating scientific findings from big data to clinical care. The center is the home of several large population-based prospective and retrospective cohort studies. The Division of Epidemiology has a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through hiring, training, and mentoring.
The Pharmacoepidemiology research group housed within VUMC Division of Epidemiology is looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to lead research projects funded by the National Institutes of Health focusing on evaluating the comparative effectiveness and safety of therapeutic alternatives using real-world data. The Fellow will work with a multidisciplinary research team and be mentored by Ghadeer Dawwas, PhD, MSc, MBA, Assistant Professor of Medicine: Fellowship start dates are flexible. The Fellow will be encouraged to lead their own research projects, write grants, communicate results at national and international conferences, and publish scientific findings. The division of pharmacoepidemiology places career mentoring as one of their top priorities and will provide the fellow with ample of opportunities for professional growth within and outside VUMC.

 PhD, ScD, MD, or PharmD with expertise in pharmacoepidemiology, health outcomes research, epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, or related field.
 Understanding of epidemiology methods, study design, and data analysis.
 Expertise with statistical software such as SAS or R.
 Experience with claim databases such as MarketScan, Optum, Medicaid, or Medicare
 Strong communication and analytical skills.

Please direct inquiries to Applicants will be notified with the outcome after reviewing their application. Interested applicants should send a curriculum vitae and a cover letter to:
Ghadeer K. Dawwas, Ph.D., MSc, MBA
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Epidemiology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Location: Nashville,
Job Type: Full-time


Contact: Ghadeer Dawwas
Phone: 6158750776

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