Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Pharmacotherapy - 301300

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The University of North Texas Health Science Center System College of Pharmacy (UNTHSC-SCP) is inviting applications for a Research Analyst position in the Department of Pharmacotherapy.

Located at the UNTHSC campus in Fort Worth, the UNT System College of Pharmacy joined colleges/schools of Osteopathic Medicine, Public Health, Health Professions and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in 2013. The UNT System College of Pharmacy graduated its first class and received accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) in 2017.

The Postdoctoral Research Associate will report to the Pharmacotherapy Professor in charge of data extraction and analysis.

Position Details
The Pharmacotherapy Department at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Postdoctoral Research Associate to join our team. This one-year program will focus on applying and strengthening knowledge, skills, and abilities in the core outcome research areas.

Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

* Outcomes research project activities using hands on experience to include research methods and outcomes design; pharmacoepidemiology and risk management; retrospective large database analysis; health services research; evidence based medicine; drug information, pharmacoeconomics; formulary management, and medication utilization evaluation.
* Communicate the final original research findings in a manuscript for a professional or scientific journal and/or final research findings oral presentation (poster or podium).
* Teaching - Assist in deliver didactic lectures and grading in areas relevant to Social & Administrative Sciences; Facilitate team discussions and case conferences with pharmacy students; Develop and present educational programs to physicians, nurses, pharmacists and community organizations; Serve as a leader and role model and mentor for pharmacy students.
* Explores new research areas or enhances knowledge in research field in collaboration with outcomes research lab faculty and other researchers.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Required Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

Hold a PharmD/ PhD/ MD/ DrPH advanced degree in health services research, health economics, epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy, pharmacy, medicine, or related area. If the degree had not been conferred at the time applicant applied for a postdoc position, a letter needs to be attached from the school's official Graduate Office and/or Registrar's Office certifying that all requirements for the degree have been met and stating the degree conferral date.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Previous residency or equivalent clinical and research training.
* Previous experience in outcomes research, health services research or related field of research.
* Effective oral communication skills.
* Have effective written communication skills as evidenced by the application materials.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter with their online application.

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Posted: 11/27/2018
Application Due: 1/26/2019
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