- Written by Colleen M Ambron
- Category: Welcome Prospective CHOP Research Trainees!
- Created: 22 November 2013
A Postdoctoral Fellowship is available in the Division of Oncology working with Dr. Richard Aplenc.
About the CHOP Research Institute:
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute is an interdisciplinary institution dedicated to conducting basic, clinical and translational research on conditions and diseases that affect children, and is part of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania research community.
Applicants should have a doctoral degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, or Bioinformatics. Applicants with a doctoral degree in Medicine may be considered if the applicant has formal training in epidemiology, biostatistics, or bioinformatics. The applicant must have a very strong working knowledge of either SAS or STATA and additional programming experience is preferred. The applicant should have experience with large data sets.
The postdoctoral fellow will conduct analysis of large clinical epidemiology data sets to answer research questions with direct clinical application for the care of children with cancer and critical illness. These research projects will use the merging of cooperative oncology clinical trial data with data from administrative and billing databases to create large data sets with extensive clinical, resource utilization, and cost data. The postdoctoral fellow will also write manuscripts based on these analyses as well as the results of other analyses performed by the research team’s statistician. The postdoctoral fellow will also coordinate and maintain project and data analysis work flows and document analyses protocols, processes, and results. The postdoctoral fellow will also assure compliance with regulatory and reporting requirements.