Postdoctoral Research Associate

Job description

Position Title:

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Vacancy ID:



Epidemiology - 463501

Position Type:

Postdoctoral Scholar

Salary Range:

Dependent on Qualifications


Full Time



Estimated Duration of Appointment:

12 Months

Posting Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Work Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Summary:

The Department of Epidemiology seeks a candidate with a doctoral degree in Epidemiology or Statistics with knowledge of causal inference and survival analysis to fill a postdoctoral research associate position. The selected candidate will be involved in manuscript preparation and curation of publicly available software emanating from a grant. Specifically, he/she will be responsible for developing and maintaining a repository of publicly available computer code to implement proposed estimators. They will contribute to the development of the proposed estimators and conduct a wide array of simulation experiments in support the aims. Moreover, they will prepare scientific manuscripts describing and implementing the proposed approach in applied settings, and present findings at conferences. The postdoctoral research associate will attend and prepare material for discussion at weekly team meetings and monthly project-wide meetings.

Educational Requirements:

Completion of a PhD in Epidemiology or Statistics.

Qualifications and Experience:

Knowledge of causal inference and survival analysis.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions:

For information on UNC Postdoctoral Benefits and Services click here

Please upload the following: CV: Cover Letter; List of References (3); Writing/Research Sample (1 paper, preferably published); and a Research Statement (limited to 2 pages)




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Job No:
Posted: 1/22/2021
Application Due: 4/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time