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University of Kansas Medical Center Post Doc Fellow - Internal Medicine (Nephrology) in Kansas City, Kansas

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rPost Doc Fellow - Internal Medicine (Nephrology)




SOM KC Internal Medicine - Nephrology and Hypertension


Medicine - Nephrology and Hypertension

Position Title:

Post Doc Fellow - Internal Medicine (Nephrology)

Job Family Group:

Professional Staff

Job Description Summary:

The Postdoctoral Fellow will perform research in the areas of data management and health outcomes analysis for the Director of Outcomes and Implementation Research, Division of Nephrology. In this position, the Fellow will be responsible for literature reviews and abstraction of data, preparation of statistical reports for various clinical studies, manuscripts, and grants, as well as the management of large clinical datasets.

Job Description:

Required Qualifications

Education: MD, DO, PharmD, Pharm, or PhD

Work Experience:

  • Experience in principal and advanced statistical methods.
  • Experience working in a multi-disciplinary setting and/or teams.
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite products and working knowledge of at least one statistical software (E.g. SAS, STATA, R, and SPSS).
  • Experience in conducting evidence synthesis and systematic reviews.
  • Outstanding written communication as evidenced by application materials.

Preferred Qualifications

Work Experience:

  • Proficiency in advanced analytical theories, predictive modeling, data mining, and data extraction.
  • Experience in clinical and health services research.
  • Expertise in using various statistical software (SAS, STATA, R, and SPSS).
  • Experience with mixed methods (including qualitative) data analysis and software (e.g., NVivo).
  • Experience in using systematic review software (e.g., RevMan).
  • Evidence of scholarship in related field.


  • Ability to effectively communicate statistical methods and results.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work under tight deadlines or changing needs.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Outstanding verbal communication skills.

Job Duties Outlined

Research Overview: will perform research in the areas of data management and health outcomes analysis.

  • Perform literature reviews and abstraction of data.
  • Preparation of statistical reports for various clinical studies, manuscripts, and grants.
  • Manage large clinical datasets.
  • Perform other duties assigned by PI and faculty mentor.

Postdoc Expectations: The Postdoc will be expected to complete research projects under the guidance of the faculty mentor.

  • Read literature articles, develop new ideas, and assimilate the information into his/her project design/interpretation.
  • Dissemination of studies: Interact on a regular basis with their faculty mentor and members of the multi-disciplinary research team to discuss research design and interpretation of results.

Compliance: Attend and maintain compliance on all orientation and training sessions designated by the University, and the Nephrology Department, understand and follow IACUC and biosafety protocols, and attend departmental seminars and regular lab meetings.

Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter

Comprehensive Benefits Package:

Coverage begins on day one for health, dental, and vision insurance and includes health expense accounts with generous employer contributions if the employee participates in a qualifying health plan. Employer-paid life insurance, long-term disability insurance, and various additional voluntary insurance plans are available. Paid time off, including vacation a d sick, begins accruing upon hire, plus nine paid holidays. One paid discretionary day is available after six months of employment, and paid time off for bereavement, jury duty, military service, and parental leave is available after 12 months of employment. A retirement program with a generous employer contribution and additional voluntary retirement programs (457 or 403b) are available. https://www.kumc.edu/human-resources/benefits.html{rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"}

Employee Type:


Time Type:

Full time

Rate Type:


Compensation Statement:

The pay range listed for this position is determined by our compensation program using market data and salary benchmarking. A combination of factors is considered in making compensation decisions including, but not limited to, education, experience and training, qualifications relative to the requirements of the position, and funding. At the University of Kansas Medical Center, a reasonable estimate for the starting pay range will be the minimum to midpo