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Post-Doctoral Fellow

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University of Colorado Denver
Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
Postdoctoral Fellow

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

Description:

The Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences invites applications for a Postdoc position. This position is a two-year, renewable post-doctoral fellow to develop and apply statistical methods to increase the utility and equity of large scale, publicly available genetic data as part of Dr. Hendricks’s recent NHGRI Genomic Innovator Award. The main projects consist of, but are not limited to, methods to use common controls and to estimate, adjust, and harness heterogeneity in genetic summary data.

I (Dr. Hendricks) am strongly committed to identifying and supporting each individual trainee’s career goals. I believe an inclusive, equitable, and diverse team fosters excellence and produces creative and novel research. As such, I encourage people from diverse backgrounds and those that wish to support diversity and inclusion in statistics and science to apply.

The successful applicant will develop and apply statistical methods and will collaborate with a variety of researchers. For interested applicants, this position has opportunities for teaching courses and for mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students. Applicants will have the opportunity to collaborate and work with the Genome Sequencing Program, and the Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine Biobank as well as the opportunity to participate in events, seminars, and training through the Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, the Department of Biostatistics and Informatics, the Human Medical Genetics and Genomics Program, the Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine, and the broader University of Colorado Denver and Anschutz Medical Campus community. The post-doctoral fellow will take the lead in methodological and collaborative publications in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals and will have the opportunity to receive training in statistical methodology and application, software development, grant writing, and collaboration.

Successful candidates are motivated, and responsible with excellent communication and writing skills. A PhD in Biostatistics, Statistics, or a related field with a strong quantitative background is required. Strong programming skills in R is also required. Experience working with large data in a Linux computing cluster environment is strongly preferred. Prior experience working with genetic or genomic data is preferred but is not necessary.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $53,760 to $60,780.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

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Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line. 

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

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Diversity and Equity:

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Office of Equity: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/equity

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.



Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in Biostatistics, Statistics, or a related field with a strong quantitative background
  • Proven ability to work independently within a research lab
  • Strong programming skills in R
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with large data in a Linux computing cluster environment.
  • Prior experience working with genetic or genomic data is preferred although not necessary.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Motivated
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 



Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Denver
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Feb 22, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing

 

 

 

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Posted: 12/5/2020
Application Due: 7/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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