172201 - Biological SciencesDepartment:
172201 - Biological SciencesJob City & State:
Raleigh, NCEssential Job Duties:
This postdoctoral research scholar will conduct epidemiologic analyses of the GenX Exposure Study data so that we can provide results to the affected communities in a timely fashion.
The GenX Exposure study is an environmental epidemiology study of residents in Wilmington and Fayetteville, NC, whose water has been contaminated with per and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) for up to 40 years. Biological and environmental samples have been collected and up to 12 PFAS (both newly identified and historically used) have been identified in the blood of study participants. The project is community based and report back of findings is key. Research team includes epidemiologists, engineers, toxicologists, physicians, and study and data managers.Other Work/Responsibilities:
The postdoctoral fellow will conduct epidemiologic analyses of the GenX exposure study data, prepare manuscripts for publication, and present findings at both community and scientific meetings. Statistical analyses will involve analyses of chemical mixtures as well as repeated measures analysis. The fellow will be part of an active research team and will participate in data collection and community report back as appropriate. Fellow will have the opportunity to work with undergraduate and graduate students. Opportunity exists to develop new research ideas using stored biological specimens or additional data collection.
Occasional travel to Wilmington and Fayetteville, NC for community meetings and data collection.
Inclusiveness and diversity are critical to the success of the College of Sciences and the University. The selected candidate will be expected to foster an environment that is supportive and welcoming of all groups.Work Schedule:
M-F 40 hours a week. Some evenings for community meetings.Department Required Skills:
Doctorate in Environmental Epidemiology or similar trainingPreferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:
Statistical analysis including linear and logistic regression as well as multilevel modeling for analysis of mixtures. Experience with SAS or R.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Use of RedCap for data managementRequired License or Certification:
Training with regard to data security protections.
Experience with Community-Engaged Research or environmental justice related projects.
Experience with human subjects research (CITI training or similar).
Data visualization experience
Training in environmental exposure assessment
n/aValid NC Driver's License required?:
YesCommercial Driver's License Required?:
NoAnticipated Hiring Range:
$50,000-$60,000Job Open Date:
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