The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington invites applications for a post-doctoral fellow with strong statistical and collaborative skills to join a team of researchers focused on rigor, reproducibility, and transparency and/or statistical and data analytic research in the obesity and nutrition research domain.
The fellow will work with Dean David B. Allison as well as other faculty co-mentors within the School of Public Health-Bloomington. The position will be based in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. This project presents unique opportunities for gaining research experience and working on a national project with a dynamic interdisciplinary team.
The term of appointment is one year, with potential for renewal by mutual agreement for up to an additional two years. The candidate may start as early as February 2020. Applications received by January 9, 2020 will receive full consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The salary and benefits are competitive, and includes the possibility of funding for conference-related travel and expenses. During the period of the fellowship, the fellow is expected to live in the Bloomington, Indiana area.
About Us: Join a dynamic campus community buzzing with excitement as it celebrates its Bicentennial in 2020. Located on the Flagship Campus of the Indiana University System, IU School of Public Health?Bloomington has over 200 faculty in five departments. Indiana University is classified as an R1-Highest Research Activity university, is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), and boasts numerous resources. IU School of Public Health?Bloomington combines aspects of a traditional university campus with a strong teaching focus and the research infrastructure of a research-intensive institution.
Application Procedure: Provide CV, cover letter summarizing research interests and fit for position, writing sample, and a list of three references. Interested candidates should submit applications at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com Questions pertaining to the PeopleAdmin application procedure may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or via postal mail at DBA Postdoc Search & Screen Committee, School of Public Health-Bloomington, Indiana University, 1025 East 7th Street, Room 115A, Bloomington, IN 47405-4801. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dean Allison.
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.
Applied statistical analyses in obesity-related research ranging from basic science (animal studies), to clinical trials, meta-analyses, and epidemiology.
Statistical and power analysis sections of grant proposals.
Collaborating with and coaching other post-docs and investigators on statistical matters.
Degree: Ideally a PhD in Biostatistics or Statistics, but applicants with very strong statistical skills holding a PhD from another discipline (e.g., economics, epidemiology, sociology, psychology, mathematics, engineering, etc.) will be also be given consideration.
Communication skills: Excellent written and spoken communication skills essential.
Social skills: Good collaborative skills, ability to work well with a variety of scientists from different educational and demographic backgrounds essential, and grace under pressure are all essential.
Internal Number: 21912-03
About IUB School of Public Health
Located on the Flagship Campus of the Indiana University System, IU School of Public Health?Bloomington has over 170 faculty in five departments (http://www.publichealth.indiana.edu/). Indiana University is classified as an R1-Highest Research Activity university, is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), and boasts numerous resources. IU School of Public Health?Bloomington combines aspects of a traditional university campus with a strong teaching focus and the research infrastructure of a research-intensive institution.