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Postdoctoral Fellow \u002D Population Health

Houston Methodist
Houston, TX 77002

Work Shift: DAY

Work Week: M \ F

Job Summary

The mission of the Center for Outcomes Research (COR) at the Houston Methodist Research Institute (HMRI) is to conduct applied team research, develop researchers, and exert national leadership towards improved health outcomes for diverse patient populations by designing, testing and validating, and implementing innovations in healthcare delivery.

This announcement is for a postdoctoral fellow 0 €“ 2, who will train in and support a research program focused on neurological diseases and stroke. The candidate will get an opportunity to train and interface with nationally renowned research and clinical faculty. The institution has a focus on data driven approaches to foster learning healthcare systems and prior quantitative experience in analysis of population\level data and big data is desirable. Skill in use of analytical software such as R and STAT and familiarity with programming / database management languages such Python and SQL are desirable. The candidate is expected to lead projects under supervision and maintain strong track\record of first author publications in scientific peer\reviewed journals. Scientific writing skills to accomplish these objectives are therefore necessary. Opportunity for involvement in and training for grant writing will also be provided. The candidate will be mentored by one primary PI but will have opportunity to develop a mentorship team across COR and Houston Methodist Hospital.


Not applicable


Ÿ Develops research methods and performs research activities. (EF)

Ÿ Documents research results' prepares project updates, and writes reports of results for presentation and/or publication in professional journals and other publications. (EF)

Ÿ Assists in maintaining the functionality and operations of the Principal Investigator's laboratory. (EF)

  • Conduct data analysis €“ quantitative and qualitative research including use of appropriate software, such as Stat, SPSS, SAS, Atlas.ti and/or Nvivo.
  • Mentor graduate and undergraduate students on current/potential research projects. Serve a teaching role in developing students' research skills. Also assist students with developing IRBs.

Ÿ Demonstrates the components of the I CARE values. (EF)

Ÿ Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards. Communicates with peers and management regarding any hazards identified in the workplace. (EF)

Ÿ Performs other duties as assigned by the Principal Investigator.


M.D. or Ph.D required


Experience requirements will vary depending on the field of research.

Postdoctoral Fellow 0€“ no Postdoc experience required

Postdoctoral Fellow 1€“ one year of Postdoc experiene

Postdoctoral Fellow 2 €“ two years of experience

Postdoctoral Fellow 3 €“ three years of postdoc experience

Postdoctoral Fellow 4 €“ four years of postdoc experience


Not applicable


Experience in biomedical research required.


Research laboratory environment

Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor €“ priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Company Profile

Houston Methodist Research Institute was formed in 2004 to rapidly and efficiently translate discoveries made in the laboratory and the clinic into new diagnostics, therapies and treatments. The research institute was created to provide the infrastructure and support for these endeavors, and to house the technology and resources needed to make innovative breakthroughs in important areas of human disease. A 540,000 square foot building dedicated to research, the research institute houses over 1,500 staff and trainees, 277 principal investigators and has more than 840 ongoing clinical trials.



Posted: 2020-05-20 Expires: 2020-06-21

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