Postdoctoral Scholar

University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California
Salary commensurate with education and experience
March 15 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Job Description

This key position is focused on clinical and translational research in human subjects on the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), a common cause of acute respiratory failure in critically ill patients.  As part of an NIH-funded research group, the candidate will design clinical/translational studies of clinical and biological data from human subjects, independently carry out basic and advanced biostatistical analyses of clinical and biological data, write scientific papers summarizing the results of their analyses, present their work at internal and national/international meetings, and frequently collaborate and interface with laboratory scientists and physician-scientists. 


Required Qualifications:

  • Masters or PhD in Epidemiology, Public Health, Translational Medicine, Clinical Research, or related fields
  • Experience with independent analysis of clinical and biological datasets
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent writing skills, with experience as a first author of published peer-reviewed manuscripts
  • Attention to detail with complete and thorough follow through of assignments
  • Ability to collaborate well with others in a diverse workplace

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with latent class analysis or mixture models
  • Experience with pulmonary and/or cardiovascular biology
  • Experience with analyses of genomic data

How to apply

Send curriculum vitae to Carolyn Calfee, MD, University of California, San Francisco via fax at (415) 476-5712 or Email at

Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine Division

The mission of the Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine Division is to be a leader in the provision of comprehensive medical care to patients with pulmonary disease, critical illness, allergic diseases and sleep disorders, to be an engine for innovative research aimed at elucidating basic mechanisms of disease, to translate our research activities into new clinical initiatives, and to provide a rich training environment for the next generation of international leaders in basic, translational and clinical research.

About  UCSF
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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