Postdoctoral Associate - Yale Collaboration for Research Integrity and Transparency (CRIT) School of Medicine

Posting Date: 
June 14, 2022

Postdoctoral Associate Position in the Yale Collaboration for Research Integrity and Transparency (CRIT): Division of General Internal Medicine, Yale School of Medicine

Location: New Haven, CT

Description: A full-time Postdoctoral Association position is available as part of the Yale Collaboration for Research Integrity and Transparency (CRIT) within the Department of Internal Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine at Yale School of Medicine. The candidate will be mentored by Drs. Joseph S. Ross and Reshma Ramachandran.

Position Details: Successful candidates will have the opportunity to gain experience from Drs. Ross and Ramachandran who direct Yale CRIT as well as collaborators across campus at the Yale School of Medicine, School of Public Health, and School of Law as well as academics at other institutions on projects at the intersection of regulatory science, epidemiology, health economics, and health policy. The position will focus on the evaluation of FDA regulation of health technologies on patient outcomes and payer decisions as well as spending.

As part of Yale CRIT, candidates will also have an opportunity to receive training in the translation and dissemination of research findings into actionable policy recommendations to various audiences including policymakers, collaborating organizations, and the public. Successful candidates will also be expected to lead 1-2 research projects that will be published in high-impact medical journals. For examples of prior CRIT projects, please see: https://law.yale.edu/centers-workshops/collaboration-research-integrity-and-transparency-crit/our-work

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

1.            PhD/ScD/MD or equivalent degree and years of experience in epidemiology, econometrics (particularly around cost-effectiveness analyses), and pharmaceutical or medical device policy

2.            Strong background in epidemiological/statistical methods, including coursework and research experience in causal inference and evidence synthesis.

3.            Programming experience using large datasets (e.g., R, SAS, STATA).

4.            Strong written and oral communication skills.

5.            Experience in translation and dissemination of research findings to broader audiences is preferred, but not required.

Salary will be based on the NIH postdoctoral research salary scale. The position is for one year, with possible renewal at the second year depending on funding and performance.

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit a CV, cover letter of up to two pages, and contact information for three references (name with position title, phone, and email address). In your cover letter, please summarize your relevant research experience.

Applications and questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Reshma Ramachandran [reshma.ramachandran@yale.edu]. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Job Type: 
Academic Jobs - Yale
Posting Date Field: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2022