Post-Doctoral Fellowship II

Fort Worth, Texas
Salaried Position
Mar 06, 2020
Apr 05, 2020
Position Type
Full Time

Promise. It's a strong word that everyone understands, especially kids.

At Cook Children's, we've made a promise to improve the health of every child in our region. We know that team members come in all shapes and sizes. That's why we search for employees who know that being a true team player means never being too big to listen to the smallest member of the team.

Cook Children’s Health Care System is looking for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow II who will be responsible for the acquisition, rigorous analysis, and presentation of clinical and research data through the use of statistical, algorithmic, mining, and visualization techniques. You will:

  • design experiments
  • collect data
  • test hypotheses
  • build models
  • conduct data analysis
  • prepares scientific manuscripts and grants

In addition to advanced analytic skills, you will be proficient at programming specialized software tools for the analysis of large data sets of clinical and research data. As our Post-Doctoral Fellow II, you will also provide technical, programming and statistical consultation, guidance, and expert advice to students, research assistants, and Postdoctoral Research Fellows I. You will be a resource for technical, programming, and statistical activities, maintaining an extensive working knowledge of methodological or conceptual developments in fields such as neuroscience, bio-statistics, pharmacology, life sciences, and social sciences.

This training position is for three-years with a possibility of advancement to Postdoctoral Research Fellow II depending on productivity and funding availability. 


Cook Children's is an EOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


  • Doctorate degree in a related field of the performed research and experience with data collection, data processing, programming, and statistical methods
  • Demonstrated expertise in the collection and analysis of complex clinical and research data
  • Demonstrated expertise in identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts
  • Demonstrated expertise of programming languages
  • Demonstrated scientific productivity
  • Good knowledge of the statistical theories
  • Previous experience with statistical or methodological support of clinical data
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Familiarity with basic principles of databases
  • Demonstrable ability to quickly understand new concepts and to develop original solutions to mathematical issues;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of principles of research and federal regulations
  • Strong organizational skills and be detail oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral, written and electronic interpersonal communication skills

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