Overview

The UConn Health School of Medicine is seeking a full-time Post-Doctoral Fellow. The successful candidate will work on several prospective cohort studies examining the potential risk factors of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis and Cardiovascular Diseases as well as some omics studies (such as, metabolomics, proteomics). The position will have close collaboration with Brown University, Tufts Medical Center and Harvard Medical School.

Responsibilities will include literature review, data management and programming, descriptive analysis and advanced statistical modeling, poster and manuscript preparation, and development of new grant proposals.

Qualifications: Minimum requirements include a PhD / ScD / DrPH in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, or other quantitative fields. Individuals with the following skills are encouraged to apply: background in public health or clinical research, excellent statistical and analytic skills (e.g. advanced programming skills using SAS, longitudinal data analysis, survival analysis, etc.), and strong oral and written communication skills. Experience with large cohort studies, knowledge in omics study, and analytical skills using R is preferred.

Preference will be given for someone who can commit to at least 2 years. Interested persons should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for 3 references to: Dr. Bing Lu (blu@uchc.edu), Professor in Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences.

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About Uconn Health Center

The position will be located within the school’s Department of Public Health Sciences. Department faculty maintain vibrant extramural research and service programs that reflect extensive associations with national, state and regional health agencies. The UConn School of Medicine is part of the University of Connecticut Health Center, a vibrant integrated academic medical center. The Health Center's 206‐acre campus is located in the historic community of Farmington about 8 miles west of Hartford. The location allows for convenient travel via train or car to other major cities in the Northeast.

UConn Health is an affirmative action employer, in addition to an EEO and M/F/V/PWD/PV employer