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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Jennifer Lee

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Lee, Jennifer
Stanford Departments and Centers: 
Med: Endocrin, Geronot & Metab
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
Fellows are appointed for 2 years
Appointment Start Date: 
Flexible, as soon as feasible
How to Submit Application Materials: 

Please send applications to
Jennifer S. Lee, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology, Gerontology, Metabolism) and
by courtesy, of Epidemiology and Population Health
Associate Chief of Staff for Research, VA Palo Alto Health Care System
Chief Medical Officer, VA Palo Alto CSP Coordinating Center
Co-Director for Palo Alto VA BD-STEP
Co-Chair, VA LEAP data initiative
Natalie Fullenkamp, National Coordinator, VA LEAP

The Big Data-Scientist Training Enhancement Program (BD-STEP) is a 2-year fellowship that addresses big data, patient-centered health challenges through collaboration and training with clinicians and researchers at VA medical centers. This position will work primarily with the national Veteran Health Administration’s data initiative: Leverage Electronic Health Information to Advance Precision Medicine (LEAP) initiative in the VHA’s Cooperative Studies Program.
This position will remain open until filled. Must meet all eligibility criteria for hire within a VA facility (to include meeting fellowship requirements, receiving clearance from occupational health, and completing the public trust security screening).

Required Qualifications: 
  • Experience in big data analytics, including experience in case-control, cohort, longitudinal, and survival analyses.
  • Experience in at least one of the following programming languages is preferred: SAS, SQL, R.
  • A background in epidemiology, biostatistics, population health sciences,  or other related field is preferred. Experience in research related to health care or medicine and interest in research related to epidemiology, endocrinology, and/or oncology fields is preferred.
  • Ability to write and submit manuscripts collaboratively for peer-reviewed publication.
Required Application Materials: 
  • CV
  • Statement of Interest
  • CV or biosketch from academic mentor
  • Letter of endorsement/support from academic mentor/reference


Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.