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This postdoctoral position is part of a newly funded R01 project led by Dr. Anke Huels and Dr. Thomas Wingo. The goal of this project is to understand the impact of air pollution on early symptoms and biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and vascular cognitive impairment (VCI) in four diverse longitudinal studies of brain aging. The postdoctoral fellow will be responsible for conducting statistical analyses within the scope of this project, writing manuscripts for publication and presentation of research findings at national and international conferences.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.
- PhD degree in Environmental Epidemiology or Biostatistics- Strong computational skills including experience in coding with R- Experience in preparing and publishing scientific articles- Experience in air pollution research preferred
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.
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