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Sutter Health Post Doctoral Fellow-Research Institute in San Francisco, California

Position Overview:

Job Summary:

Position will focus on the biological basis and biomarkers for healthy aging and will participate in research taking advantage of large cohort studies of older adults as well as large translational research projects. Candidate will write proposals for new studies, analyze data, write and publish papers. Candidate should be comfortable using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and at least one major statistical package (SAS, Stata, etc.), and be able to communicate clearly in writing and speaking with scientific colleagues.



Doctoral degree in Epidemiology or Biology required


  1. At least 1 year of experience working in clinical, translational, and/or epidemiologic research is required.

  2. Experience in designing research studies is desired.

  3. Areas of interest: Biological aging, the genetics of aging, and longevity.


  1. Strong interest and background in clinical research, public health or epidemiological research;

  2. Familiar with computational and data analysis.

  3. Familiar with developing publications.

  4. An interest in data pooling and technological infrastructure used to conduct research studies.


  1. Can prepare manuscripts for publication.

  2. Comfortable using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SAS and Stata.

  3. Able to prepare grant applications for career development (i.e. R or K awards).

  4. Ability to analyze data with the aid of statisticians and programmers produces tables and figures.

Organization: California Pacific Medical Center

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: None

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. 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.