Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Job location: Charlottesville, VA
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-16
The Biostatistics Division in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Virginia School of Medicine seeks two post-doctoral research associates. Associate will work with Drs. Sarah Ratcliffe and Pavel Chernyavskiy on projects spanning spatial, signal processing and functional data methods. Projects include developing novel methods and algorithm tools to characterize allograft quality and predict transplant outcomes, characterize and predict chronic pain episodes in cancer patients, and modelling covid public health initiatives and health disparities. The selected candidate will be expected to participate in the development of publications for peer-reviewed journals, as well as on grant proposals to funding agencies.
Candidates must have a PhD in biostatistics, statistics or a related quantitative field, required in hand by appointment start date. Experience in joint modeling and predictive analytics analysis is preferred, including proficiency in R and Stata. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required, as is the ability to work in a cross-functional team.
* This is a restricted position, continuation is dependent on funding and satisfactory performance*
Review of applications will begin on October 9, 2020, but the position will remain open until filled.
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