Position Description: We have an immediate opening for a postdoctoral position in the Epidemiology and Biostatistics team in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia University 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, cancer and cognitive decline/impairment. This person is expected to analyze data, summarize and present the results, and write scientific journal articles. This position will provide valuable experience for a career in either academia, industry or government.
The successful candidate should demonstrate ability in computer programming, and ability of independent thinking and possession of excellent communication and writing skills.
The Scientific Community: Among the top tier of the nation’s medical schools to receive NIH funding, Columbia University Medical Center offers a highly interactive and stimulating academic environment for scientists in training. The research projects will involve work with collaborators from other institutes as well. Additionally, candidate’s research will benefit from the highly interactive environment within Columbia University Medical Center.
Minimum Degree Required: MD or PhD, or equivalent in nutrition, epidemiology, biostatistics, anthropology or closely related field.
Minimum Qualifications: Doctorate degree required. Expertise in SAS, STATA or R. Prior experience in population or clinical studies. Requires strong interpersonal skills; excellent oral and written communication, computer skills; team player capable of working in dynamic group environment.
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