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SPH Post-Doctoral Fellow

Indiana University School of Public Health: Bloomington, Bloomington, Indiana

Position Description:

The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington invites applications for a post-doctoral fellow with strong data analytic 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, nutrition, or aging research domains.
The fellow will work with Dean David B. Allison as well as other faculty co-mentors within the School of Public Health-Bloomington. This project presents unique opportunities for gaining research experience and working on internationally impactful projects with a dynamic interdisciplinary team.
The initial formal term of appointment is one year, but funds are available for longer and we expect fellows to stay at least two years with potential for renewal by mutual agreement for up to an additional one to two years. The candidate is expected to begin November 1, 2022, but may be flexible. Applications received by September 30, 2022, will receive full consideration, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The salary and benefits are competitive and include funding for conference-related participation and continuing education courses. During the period of the fellowship, the fellow is expected to work on campus.
Questions pertaining to the PeopleAdmin application procedure may be directed to dwarcher@iu.edu 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.

David B. Allison: https://publichealth.indiana.edu/research/faculty-directory/profile.html?user=allison
School of Public Health-Bloomington: http://www.publichealth.indiana.edu/

Qualifications:

Responsibilities:

  • Applied data analyses in obesity-related research ranging from basic science (animal studies) to clinical trials, meta-analyses, and epidemiology.
  • Learning to draft statistical and power analysis sections of grant proposals.
  • Collaborating with other post-doctoral fellows, students, and investigators on data analysis matters.
  • Methodologic work.

Qualifications Degree:

  • Must have a PhD.
  • Applicants with strong data analytic skills holding a PhD from any 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 background, and grace under pressure are all essential.

To Apply:

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/postings/13709

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.