Post-Doctoral Fellow

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DescriptionUniversity of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Postdoctoral Fellow/Center for Pharmaceutical Outcomes ResearchSkaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

The University of ColoradoDenver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitmentto creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value theability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diversebackgrounds.

At the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, our faculty members are preparing the world’s future pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists through innovative learning and teaching. Our researchers are leading medical discoveries that advance science and improve health care. We’re enhancing culture and community through programs that reach urban and rural Coloradans. And our collaborations in research, patient care and community service are helping to ensure the health and wellness of Colorado and beyond. Nationally recognized for its leadership in pharmacy education and its strong commitment to developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body, the Skaggs School of Pharmacy has achieved many milestones in its 100-plus year history including being ranked in the top 20 percent of all schools of pharmacy in the country, and fifth in the nation for total NIH funding. The Center for Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research (CePOR) in the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SSPPS) is seeking applicants for a two year fully University and BresMed-funded Post-PhD Fellowship.  CePOR investigators have funding relationships with various private non-profit (the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) ( and for-profit entities (e.g. BresMed ( to develop decision models and disseminate findings from each case-specific cost-effectiveness model. For this Fellowship, the Fellow will work on developing de novo cost-effectiveness models for a specific disease area or type of treatment (e.g. dementia, innovative immunotherapies) and/or work on reviewing and developing methodologies for cost-effectiveness models (e.g. single arm trials, real world evidence, model averaging).  Additionally, CePOR investigators have funding for other projects in outcomes research including pharmaceutical value as well as observational studies. The Fellow will work closely as a member of the CePOR research team and collaborate with faculty and students in the SSPPS. The Fellow will be encouraged to lead projects and disseminate research through professional meetings and publications. The Fellow will gain valuable real-world skills applicable to industry, academic, government, or other jobs in pharmaceutical value and outcomes research space. It is expected that the Fellow will spend one year in CePOR and one year in BresMed America during the two year Fellowship.  BresMed is one of the largest privately owned health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) consultancies in the world. The office dynamic provides a learning environment and is intellectually stimulating, fun, and focused on high-quality deliverables. With our head office in Sheffield, we employ over 150 people across the UK, the US, India, Ireland and the Netherlands. The services we provide include evidence review, evidence development, and communications, with a common thread of strategy and insight. With a wealth of experience in health economics analysis, we pride ourselves on excellence. The salary range for this position is approximately $55,000 to $60,000 per year contingent on qualifications. The Universityof Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefitsprograms, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

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 Applicants, please apply electronically at to job posting number 15987. Applicants must submit electronically a letter of interest (with a summary of research experience), curriculum vitae and the names of three references with regular and e-mail addresses, phone and fax numbers.  Any questions regarding the responsibilities of this position can be directed to R. Brett McQueen, PhD at [email protected]. Questions regarding the application process can be directed to Jay Rodenburg, Director of Personnel at [email protected] or at 303/724-2648. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. 

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TheUniversity of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed torecruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrativestaff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect,communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnicminorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University ofColorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

QualificationsMinimum qualifications are a PhD in health economics, outcomes research, decision sciences, or a closely related field.  Preference will be given to applicants with decision modeling experience.

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Mar 26, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 3/28/2019
Application Due: 5/27/2019
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