Emory

Post Doctoral Fellow- Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Department

Job Number
50023
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Division
School Of Public Health
Department
SPH: Biostatistics
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Required Documents
Cover letter, List of 3 Recommenders, Research Statement, Transcripts - Graduate

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Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.

 

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates must hold a PhD, or equivalent, in statistics/biostatistics or relevant areas. Desired skills include proficiency in statistical computing (with R, C, Matlab, or Python), and expertise in some of the following areas: (1) survival analysis; (2) high dimensional data methods; (3) machine learning, and (4) causal inference. Applications from women and members of minority groups are encouraged.

 

Additional Duties & Responsibilities: We seek a postdoc fellow to engage in a multi-year project sponsored by National Institutes of Health. The position is open until it is filled. The fellow will participate in research activities such as development of statistical methodology, associated theory, computational tools, algorithm for the analysis and interpretation of data from clinical trials or observational studies. Publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at scientific meetings are expected and encouraged.

 

RSPH Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Department Web Site: https://www.sph.emory.edu/departments/bios/index.html. Please apply online to include; Cover letter, List of 3 Recommenders, Research Statement and Transcripts - Graduate

 

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