The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, in conjunction with Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA; Arlington, VA) and Janssen Scientific Affairs group (Titusville, NJ), seeks applicants for the Postdoctoral Fellowship in Real World Evidence (RWE), Population Health, and Quality Research.
The program is designed to develop key competencies and experience in conducting RWE research with a focus on population health and quality-related measures and outcomes, while providing electives for customized training based on candidate interests and sponsor priorities. An informational webinar will be held on Tuesday, September 15th at 7:00 pm EDT, and registration for the webinar can be found at this link.
This two-year fellowship will be based at UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy (Chapel Hill, NC) for the first 12 months, where the fellow will have the opportunity to enroll in and audit relevant courses. For year 2, the fellow will spend 6 months at PQA and 6 months at Janssen with their Scientific Affairs group.
Fellows will have the opportunity to complete didactic training in quality measurement and quality-related research, actively participate in ongoing research, and conduct and submit for publication a secondary research project. Additionally, fellows will gain exposure to quality measure lifecycle and gain exposure to how patient-reported outcomes are incorporated into data and evidence generation in regulatory, real-world, and policy perspectives.
Candidates must hold a doctoral degree (PhD, PharmD, MD, etc.) from an accredited program and be eligible to live and work in the US.
Candidates should possess direct knowledge in epidemiology, health services research, comparative effectiveness research, and patient-centered outcomes research (or an equivalent area of focus).
Candidates should also demonstrate proficiency in SAS, Stata, SQL, and/or R.
Applicants should submit all application materials via this link. Priority review will be given to applicants who submit by 11:59 PM ET on September 15th, 2020.
Internal Number: PDS002839
About UNC Chapel Hill
The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy (ESOP, www.pharmacy.unc.edu) is one of five health science schools (Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry, Public Health, Medicine) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is one of the oldest health science academic programs at Chapel Hill. The School’s mission is to advance health care through innovation in pharmacy practice, education, research and public service. The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy research mission is pursued in strong collaboration with scientists across the UNC campus, including those associated with the UNC School of Medicine, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, and NC TraCS Institute.
The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy has enjoyed considerable growth and success, as indicated by its recognition as the #1 School of Pharmacy in the United States by US News and World Report and #2 rank of NIH funding among schools of pharmacy. The transformative gift of $100 million to the School by Dr. Fred Eshelman, the establishment of the Eshelman Institute of Innovation (EII), and the launch of PharmAlliance, a comprehensive partnership comprising three leading pharmacy institutions at UNC, University College London, and M...onash University, along with the combined efforts of a dynamic and committed faculty and staff, position the ESOP for continued increasing impact on the global stage.