Research Scientist I Investigator

  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Oakland, CA, USA
  • Oct 08, 2019

Job Description

Description: Serves as researcher and consultant on projects for the Division of Research (DOR). Works independently with general supervision by higher level Research Scientists or an Assistant Director.

Essential Functions:
- Designs, develops, and directs well-defined research. Prepares grant proposals, internal reports and publications independently and collaboratively. Provides consultation on study design, analysis plans and interpretation of study results to TPMG, KFH/P managers and committees as directed.
- Provides service to the scientific community through membership on peer review groups and national boards. May consult with local, state and national voluntary and governmental agencies. Provides consultation and direction to programmer analysts with regard to data management and analysis strategies. Presents papers at national scientific meetings; teaches and/or reviews papers for national journals. Seeks consultation from senior scientists for specific scientific and administrative issues.
- Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.
Basic Qualifications:
Experience
- N/A
Education
- Doctoral degree in epidemiology or related field OR eight (8) years of experience in a directly related field.
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
- N/A

Additional Requirements:
- Competent in the statistical techniques, study designs and general research methods commonly used in epidemiological and health services research.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Professional experience in conducting original research and publishing peer-reviewed results (analogous to academic series - Assistant Professor).
- MD or PhD degree (or equivalent) plus appropriate research experience (masters, post-doctoral, and/or fellowship) in clinical informatics, health services research, statistics, and/or clinical epidemiology.
- Proven track record of independent scholarly publications in the peer-reviewed medical literature
- Demonstrated history of collaboration with clinicians, strong methodologic expertise, and experience working with electronic medical records.

Primary Location: California,Oakland,2000 Broadway 2000 Broadway Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 am Working Hours End: 5:00 pm Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Research and Development Department: Div of Research Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

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 and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.