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Postdoctoral Fellow

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at Emory University invites applications for multiple postdoctoral fellow positions. Successful candidates will develop and apply statistical methods for population health research. Potential topics include (1) health effect estimation leveraging large administrative databases (e.g. birth certificates and hospital billing records), electronic health records, and infectious disease surveillance systems; and (2) spatio-temporal modeling of environmental exposures (e.g. air pollution, extreme heat, climate change).

Postdoctoral fellows will join an interdisciplinary research team focused on population health and will have opportunities to collaborate with other researchers in environmental health, infectious disease, climate science, and spatial epidemiology. Publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at scientific meetings are expected. The earliest start date is August 1st, 2020. Arrangements for remote work will be considered.

Position Qualifications

The candidate must hold a PhD or equivalent in Statistics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Computer Science, or other related quantitative disciplines.

We are particularly interested in applicants with experience and interest in causal inference, machine learning, survival analysis, spatial statistics, Bayesian statistics, or statistical computing.

Candidates should be capable of working independently, and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.