Kaiser Permanente INVESTIGATOR- BIOSTATISTICIAN in Portland, Oregon

To develop a program of research through designing specific projects for submission to funding agencies, implementing research and demonstration projects in the investigator's area of specialization, preparing papers reporting research results for presentation to scientific/ professional organizations and for publication in the scientific/professional literature, and participating in the overall development of the CHR's research agenda.

Essential Functions: - Design, develop, and obtain funding for delimited but well-defined research, demonstration, and evaluation projects in the investigator's area of particular expertise in order to add to knowledge about health and health care delivery. - Develop an ongoing program of research through coordinating a series of research proposals and projects into a logical investigation of a particular research question, topic, or area. - Disseminate research results through presentations and publications in scientific and professional journals, books, etc. - Provide technical consulting and professional service to KP, and serve on various KP committees and task forces. - Participate in the ongoing maintenance of the Center through assisting in the development of Center policy, providing technical services and consultation, and by helping to define the CHR's future research agenda. - Participate in education by helping to train undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral students pursuing health and health services research careers. - Provide service to the scientific and professional community through membership on scientific peer review groups and national boards; and consult with local, state, and national voluntary and governmental agencies. - Use appropriate computer programs to assist in data collection, tracking, ordering laboratory tests or procedures, or communication, such as RRS, Health Connect, study specific programs, CAS, and other computer software as needed. Performs other duties as requested.

Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - Minimum two (2) years of experience as co-investigator or principal investigator of research projects. - Minimum two (2) years of research experience during graduate and post-graduate training. - Experience in organizing and transmitting the knowledge of their disciplines, such as through teaching at the college or university level as an assistant or associate professor. - Experience presenting research findings at national meetings. Education - Doctoral degree (e.g., Ph.D., M.D., or Dr.P.H.) in one of the social sciences, medicine, or health care disciplines. License, Certification, Registration - N/A

Additional Requirements: - Demonstrated ability to author and co-author publications in national, peer-reviewed scientific journals. - Thorough knowledge of quantitative methods (from mathematics and statistics) for dealing with methodological and analytic problems in the investigator's substantive area of expertise, e.g., epidemiology, sociology, economics. - Working knowledge of health care organization, policy, practice, and management (to facilitate application of research to medical and health care phenomena). - Working knowledge of a standard statistical software library (e.g., SAS or SPSS) and design of relational databases. - Research methods and theory in health-research related discipline. - Substantive knowledge in health-related discipline. - Potential or successful independent research career as evidenced from written recommendations from at least three (3) nationally recognized experts in the Investigator's area of expertise. - Ability to write and communicate effectively to scientific/technical audiences. - Ability to work in a computerized work environment, including word processing and data processing. - Data analysis and interpretation skills. NOTE: - Senior investigators from the academic fields typically hold membership in their respective professional/scientific associations. - Senior investigators from health care fields typically hold licenses in their respective professions (e.g., M.D., D.D.S., R. Pharm., R.N.).

Preferred Qualifications: - Minimum three (3) years of experience pertaining to health-related research, theory, and policy. - Experience working in or with a health maintenance organization. - Specialized skills in the area of a theoretical discipline; computer programming language(s).


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.