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Fellow Research

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Pittsburgh, PA - Allegheny General Hospital
  • Research
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 


Research Fellow is a full-time temporary advanced scholarly appointment (not to exceed five years) to conduct advanced independent and/or directed research programs. The research fellow will conduct translational research projects at the direction of the principal investigator or program director. The role of a research fellow requires detailed knowledge of a technical field, process, or discipline. Work shall include developing, implementing, and executing research plans, data collection and analysis as well as documenting research findings in concise yet complete technical reports. A research fellow must be able to rapidly identify trends in data or shortcomings in experimental design, so that random adjustments may be made without the direct daily supervision of a principal investigator.


  • Conduct high fidelity experimentation in line with the objectives of the research program. (40%)
  • Collect and analyze data from the literature and from ongoing experimentation to support hypotheses. (25%)
  • Participate in writing research publications, presentations, and grant proposals. (20%)
  • Aid the investigator in managing research staff and maintaining research facilities on an as-needed basis. (10%)
  • Other duties as assigned, including representing the lead investigator at scientific conferences and meetings. (5%)



  • BA/BS Degree

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As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

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