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Job# 6014 - Postdoctoral Fellow-Biostatistics (Wheeler) (Richmond, VA )
Full Time
Posted: February 4, 2013
Closes: April 30, 2013

A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the Department of Biostatistics. This position provides opportunities for both methodological and applied collaborative research. The research topic involves developing and applying innovative statistical methods for the analysis of multivariate and multilevel determinants of childhood obesity in longitudinal and cross-sectional studies. Particular interest lies in investigating environmental risk factors for childhood obesity using various spatially-referenced data sources. VCU is consistently ranked among top American research universities. For more information, please visit http://www.vcu.edu

Qualifications: Candidates must have a PhD in biostatistics, statistics, epidemiology, geography, or other related areas. Candidates should have substantial statistical expertise in the areas of hierarchical models, Bayesian analysis, and spatial statistics. In addition, candidates should have experience manipulating and organizing spatial data using geographic information systems (GIS) and have strong programming skills in a computer language (such as C, C++, or R). Applicants should send curriculum vitae (CV) and statement of research interest via email to Dr. David Wheeler at dcwheeler@vcu.edu. For more information, please see the following webpage: http://www.biostatistics.vcu.edu

For more info please see https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/26871

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