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We are seeking a highly motivated candidate interested in developing and applying novel statistical methods in the
quickly emerging area of data integration for a position as a postdoctoral fellow. The candidate will be involved in
various collaborations with a multidisciplinary research team to develop innovative statistical methods to address
various challenges of integrating data from different observational epidemiologic studies and population-based
surveys with only partial information, for mediation analysis. This position will provide exciting opportunities to
work on statistical techniques for non- and semi-parametric statistical models with moderate/high-dimensional
mediators while dealing with the practical complexities of large, complex studies with multiple data sources used
by modern scientists. The postdoctoral fellow will be co-mentored by Drs. Andriy Derkach and Chaya Moskowitz
and for a period of two years, with the possibility of extension for a third year.
The ideal candidate should have:
- PhD degree in biostatistics, statistics, bioinformatics, or a related field
- Experience in methodology in the areas of missing data, public health studies under various sampling designs and
high-dimensional data is desired but not required
- Solid methodological training in statistics, be comfortable working with large data sets, proficient in at least one
of the statistical programming languages R/Matlab/Python and have experience working on Unix/Linux systems
and basic shell scripting
Interested applicants should please email their CV, a letter addressed to Drs. Andriy Derkach and Chaya Moskowitz
outlining their interest, as well as names/contact information of three references to:
Maria Andrade Aray
Assistant to the Chairman
Salary: $55,439 – 100,940