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Job# 5939 - Postdoctoral Senior Fellowship - Biostatistics (Seattle, WA)
Full Time
Posted: January 4, 2013
Closes: June 30, 2013

National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center, University of Washington: Postdoctoral Senior Fellowship - Biostatistics

DESCRIPTION

The Departments of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the University of Washington have one postdoctoral position available after July 1, 2013. The successful candidate is expected to work with the team of epidemiologists, biostatisticians, and computer scientists at the National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center (NACC) to:

  1. Advise and contribute to statistical solutions raised by investigators at the 30 Alzheimer's Disease Centers (ADCs) and other investigators associated with Alzheimer's research efforts;
  2. Conduct methodological research and evaluate new statistical methods to solve problems in Alzheimer's Disease research, such as those related to missing data in studies collected at multiple sites; and
  3. Promote collaborative research among the ADCs through research funding and technical support.

This position may also involve other statistical research in regression analysis of skewed data, causal inferences for randomized trials with non-compliance, and ROC curve methodology. This appointment is intended for two years, but is subject to satisfactory progress and the availability of funding.

REQUIREMENTS

PhD required in statistics, biostatistics, or mathematics. Strong theoretical, computational, and communication skills are desired.

To inquire about the position, contact: Dr. Xiao-Hua (Andrew) Zhou Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, and Director of the Biostatistics Unit, VA Puget Sound Health Care System Email: azhou@u.washington.edu

To apply, send CV, transcripts, two research papers, and three letters of reference to: Maggie Dean, Administrative Manager National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center 4311 11th Avenue NE, #300 Seattle, WA 98105 connorm@uw.edu

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

For more info please see http://www.alz.washington.edu

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