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Postdoctoral Research Associate Position in Resilience and Health Disparities

Brown University School of Public Health
Brown University School of Public Health - Providence, Rhode Island 02906
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    Employee

The Departments of Epidemiology and Behavioral and Social Sciences at the Brown University School of Public Health invite applicants for a full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate position that will be supported by two NIH-funded R01 grants (MPIs: Drs. Chanelle Howe and Akilah Dulin). These
grants aim in part to assess (1) whether resilience at the individual, interpersonal, or neighborhood levels facilitate better HIV- or cardiovascular health-related outcomes and (2) the potential role of resilience in addressing persistent disparities or differences in health by race, ethnicity, or sex.

The Postdoctoral Research Associate will receive mentorship and training from Drs. Howe and Dulin along with collaborators in risk and resilience from a multilevel perspective, causal inference methods, and conducting health disparities research in the context of HIV and cardiovascular health studies. The successful applicant will be affiliated with two vibrant interdisciplinary research centers at Brown, the Centers for Epidemiology and Environmental Health and the Center for Health Equity Research. These centers conduct state-of-the-art research in the areas of HIV, cardiovascular health, and health disparities. The Postdoctoral Research Associate will lead or assist in the publication and presentation of study findings developed from grant aims which includes completing data analysis (e.g., data harmonization and inverse probability weighted marginal structural models). The position is for a minimum term of one year, with the expectation of renewal.

 

Requirements

Required and preferred qualifications:
- A doctoral degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, or a related quantitative field is required
- Knowledge of SAS is required
- Experience analyzing complex longitudinal cohort data is preferred
- Excellent communication (i.e., verbal and written) and collaborative skills are preferred
- Experience with the application of causal inference methods is preferred

 

The preferred start date for the position is February 1, 2019; however a later start date can be negotiated. Brown University is an EEO/AA employer and encourages applications from minorities and women. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. Candidates should apply with a cover letter (summarizing research experience, qualifications, and career goals), curriculum vitae, sample publication or equivalent, and the names and contact information for 3 references. Candidates should apply online at: http://apply.interfolio.com/54612.

 

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Posted: 2018-11-13 Expires: 2019-02-11

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Postdoctoral Research Associate Position in Resilience and Health Disparities

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