Michigan State University Research Associate-Fixed Term in East Lansing, Michigan
Research Associate-Fixed Term
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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College:College Of Human Medicine
Department:Epidemiology And Biostatistics 10022273
Sub Area:FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary:Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union
The Aging and Neuroepidemiology group at Michigan State University invites applications for a postdoc Research Associate position to work on multiple projects under the supervision of Dr. Honglei Chen. Dr. Chen’s research aims to dissect the natural history and etiology of neurodegenerative diseases (e.g., Parkinson’s and dementia) and related prodromal symptoms such as olfactory impairment and sleep disturbances. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on data from several large epidemiological studies (e.g., ARIC, Health ABC, Sister Study, and Agricultural Health Study) and gain experience in study design, data collection, analyses and publication. The position is for a minimum term of one-year with the expectation of renewal based upon job performance and available funding.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
Doctorate -epidemiology, biostatistics, or related
Strong epidemiological and statistical skills
Proficiency in statistical analytic software, especially SAS & R.
Excellent writing and communication skills
Relevant publication records
Experience working with large datasets
Experience working with cohort studies
Knowledge about pesticides and other farming exposures.
Required Application Materials
Candidates should submit a cover letter describing research interests and career goals, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three references.
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Advertised: Aug 12, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time