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Biostatistician Position

The Division of Research (DOR) of The Permanente Medical Group, Inc. (Kaiser Permanente Northern California, KPNC) seeks to recruit a doctoral level biostatistician at the early or mid-career level (assistant or associate professor equivalent). This position is similar to a faculty position in an academic research institution.  Responsibilities include collaboration on multidisciplinary research teams by providing expertise in study design and statistical methods, preparing proposals and manuscripts, and guiding masters level analysts.  The position also provides opportunities to lead independent research.

The candidate must have: (i) a Ph.D in biostatistics, statistics, or a related field (ii) demonstrated expertise in statistical methods, (iii) demonstrated history of successful collaboration and consultation, (iv) a track record of peer-reviewed scholarly publications, and (iv) excellent oral and written skills.  Candidates whose research interests complement the main research areas of the Division are particularly encouraged to apply.

Investigators in the Division of Research draw on rich clinical data derived from a comprehensive, state-of-the-art electronic health record system and enjoy direct access to a highly diverse population of >4.5 million members afforded by its location within Kaiser Permanente Northern California. The group has more than 60 research scientists who lead well-developed programs across a broad spectrum of topics in epidemiology and health services research. DOR investigators are primarily supported by grant and contract funding from federal sources, especially the National Institutes of Health (NIH), foundation and industry-based funding sources, as well as selected internal sources.

Situated within the San Francisco Bay Area, the Division of Research office is in Oakland, California, near Lake Merritt and the Uptown district, and well-served by public transportation.

DOR is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and strongly encourages women and applicants of color to apply.

Please email a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:  

Monica Sokil
Division of Research
Kaiser Permanente Northern California
2000 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612-2304

About Kaiser Permanente Northern California (KPNC)

Kaiser Permanente is an integrated health care delivery system with a diverse membership in eight regions across the United States. In Northern California, KPNC includes a health plan with >4.5 million members who are cared for by a single multi-specialty physician group with more than 9,500 physicians at 21 hospitals and >260 ambulatory medical offices. These facilities handle over 250,000 hospital discharges, 1 million emergency department visits, and 6 million outpatient visits. The KPNC Division of Research, founded in 1961, has more than 600 people on staff, including 63 faculty-level investigators with 454 ongoing, funded projects on a wide range of health research topics. In 2020, the Division’s research portfolio included over $125 million in grants awarded by the National Institutes of Health, other federal agencies, private foundations, industry, and Kaiser Permanente. Our investigators have made contributions in many areas, including health services research, disease prevention, patient engagement, chronic illness management, clinical trials, the role of genes and the environment in health, informatics, and delivery science.

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