POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH SCIENTIST
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IRVING MEDICAL CENTER
The Department of Anesthesiology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, seeks a Postdoctoral Research Scientist for the laboratory of Marcos Vidal Melo, MD, PhD. The candidate will work with a team of investigators under the general supervision of Dr. Vidal Melo and will be actively involved in designing and supporting clinical outcome analyses based on registry data; extracting data from existing electronic medical records (e.g., Epic); implementing the designed analyses; and advancing to scientific discussions, presentations in meetings, and preparation and submission of full papers, as well as major grants. The position will involve interaction with a multidisciplinary and interinstitutional team of anesthesiologists, surgeons, statisticians, residents, and fellows.
· Ability to work independently and as a team player
· Strong organizational skills including the ability to participate in different working groups
· Careful attention to detail
· Proficiency with SQL;
· Proficiency with statistical programming (e.g., R, SAS, SPSS)
· Experience with descriptive statistical analysis
· Experience in data management
· Interest in contributing to improvement of outcomes in perioperative medicine
· Ability to maintaining appropriate and timely responsiveness
Qualified applicants must be a recent recipient of a doctorate degree in statistics, computer science, mathematics, physics, behavioral or biological sciences, or related field; and the doctorate must be awarded within the last three years. Columbia University offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. This position falls under a collective bargaining agreement.
Hiring Salary Range: $60,000–$65,000. The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.
To formally submit your application and supporting documents, please visit Columbia University’s online application site at the following link: https://apply.interfolio.com/127124