Post Doctoral Fellow - Department of Environmental Health
Employment Type: Full-Time
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This position is within the Gangrosa Department of Environmental Health.
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.
Candidates must have a doctoral degree (granted in the last 3 years) in epidemiology, biostat, or environmental health. Strong R and/or Python programming and communication skills are required. Experience in data linkage (e.g. re-gridding), causal inference or BKMR is strongly desired. Experience working with air pollution and administrative cohort data (eg Medicare data) is a plus.
IRB training will be required within the first month of hire.
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