We have an immediate opening for a postdoctoral position in the Epidemiology and Biostatistics group in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. The successful candidate will be involved in the research projects funded by the NIH. Possible research projects include, but are not limited to, dietary and environmental factors in relation to the risk of chronic diseases including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer and cognitive decline/impairment. This person is expected to help analyze data, summarize, and present the results, and write scientific journal articles. The duties may also include other tasks assigned by the mentor, e.g., being involved in OBGYN residents’ and fellows’ research projects. This position will provide valuable experience for a career in either academia, industry or government.
The Scientific Community: Among the top tier of the nation’s medical schools to receive NIH funding, Columbia University Irving Medical Center offers a highly interactive and stimulating academic environment for scientists in training. The project will involve work with collaborators from other institutes as well. Additionally, candidate’s research will benefit from the highly interactive environment within Columbia University Irving Medical Center.
· Help analyze data, summarize and present the results, and write scientific journal articles.
· Be involved in OBGYN residents’ and fellows’ research projects.
· Other tasks assigned by the mentor/PI.
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is dedicated to the goal of building a multicultural faculty and staff committed to teaching, working and serving in a diverse community, and strongly encourages applications from candidates of traditionally underrepresented backgrounds.
We are continuously seeking to recruit individuals who will enhance the diversity of our workplace and the effectiveness of our organization.