Post-Doctoral Fellow

Rutgers University

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Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Post-Doctoral Fellow
Job Category Staff & Executive – Other
Department SPH-Epidemiology
Overview New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and six centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, clinical and translational research, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.
Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.
Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state including New Brunswick, Piscataway, Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Blackwood, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.
Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.
Posting Summary Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Post-Doctoral Fellow for the department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology within the School of Public Health. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will work under the direct supervision of Dr. Stephanie Shiau, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology to analyze Medicare claims data with the goal of improving health outcomes for older adults with HIV.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Manage databases, develop analytical plans, and carry out statistical analysis for manuscripts, reports and presentations using SAS.
  • Lead, draft, and publish papers, including first-authored papers, in peer-reviewed journals using Medicare claims data and other related datasets.
  • Give oral presentations to disseminate research findings.
  • Contribute to grant applications based on the research conducted, as applicable and interested.
  • Collaborate on and support analyses and manuscripts being led by other members of the research group.
  • Provide mentorship to students/trainees in the research group.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Day
Work Arrangement
FLSA Exempt
Grade 99S
Position Salary salary range: $60,000 – $70,000
Annual Minimum Salary 0.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 0.000
Annual Maximum Salary 0.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description Non-Union
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Benefits Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to
Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Temporary Staff Appointment – Salaried 12 Month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP


Minimum Education and Experience
  • Doctoral degree in Epidemiology or related quantitative discipline, including but not limited to Biostatistics, Statistics, Demography, Health Services Research, or Health Outcomes/Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research.
  • Experience with longitudinal data analysis.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Excellent data management and analysis skills.
  • Proficiency in SAS and comfort working with large data sets and claims-based data (or enthusiasm to learn).
  • Ability to efficiently prioritize and execute projects independently and efficiently, with attention to detail.
Preferred Qualifications
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
  • Must be able to lift or exert force up to 25 pounds.
  • Home and/or Office environment with moderate noise.
Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 23ST1179
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Off Campus
City Busch
State NJ
Location Details

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