Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research
Location: University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD
Description: A Post-doctoral Fellowship is available starting January 15, 2021 at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, School of Pharmacy in the Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging. This one-year fellowship will provide multidisciplinary, advanced training and experience in pharmaceutical health services research to prepare fellows for positions in academia, government, consulting, and pharmaceutical or insurance industries.
Fellows will engage in pharmaceutical health services research focusing on geriatrics, long-term care, psychopharmacological medication use, mental health policy, and comorbidity in older adults. Training includes, but is not limited to, mentored research, grant-writing, and manuscript preparation; it also may include coursework in epidemiology, pharmacoeconomics, and methods. This position involves working closely with researchers and clinicians affiliated with Lamy Center. Fellows receive a competitive salary and benefits.
Qualifications: Excellent communication, organizational, and time-management skills are a must. Individuals with a clinical degree (PharmD, BSN, or MD) AND a PhD in a health-related discipline or commensurate research experience are strongly encouraged to apply. Strong quantitative skills are necessary, including experience with large administrative claims data, modeling, and programming (preferably in SAS). Experience in aging and/or geriatrics desirable.
How to Apply: Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will start immediately. Finalist interviews will take place following telephone screening interviews.
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.
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