Postdoctoral Faculty, Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Medicine

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Postdoctoral Faculty, Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Medicine

Tracking Code22599930400928Job Description

**Do not apply through the website. Please submit your application to Katie Harper ([email protected]). Applications submitted via the website will not be considered. **

The Boston University Section of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology is seeking postdoctoral candidates for its T32 Training Program in Cardiovascular Epidemiology awarded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Scholars will focus their training on the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease such as coronary heart disease, stroke, heart failure, and other forms of vascular disease, following one of the training pathways: statistical genetics and genomics, computational biology and bioinformatics, or clinical epidemiology. Please visit https://www.bumc.bu.edu/preventive-med/education/t32-multidisciplinary-training-program-in-cardiovascular-epidemiology/ for additional program information.

The successful candidate will participate in training activities including pathway-specific coursework and workshops, as well as individual professional development workshops, one-on-one professional counseling and career planning, grant writing workshops, research seminars, journal internships, and working on research projects with a Boston University senior investigator on longitudinal epidemiological studies such as the Framingham Heart Study, Long Life Family Study, Risk Underlying Rural Areas Longitudinal study, and other cohort studies. All trainees will be supervised by their assigned faculty mentor as well as by the program’s co-directors for progress evaluation.

Training Program Start Date: as early as January 2023

Required Skills

Qualifications required:

  • US Citizen or green card holder
  • a) Ph.D. degree in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Genetics/Genomics or related field or MD degree
  1. b) Programming skills (SAS and/or R) preferred

This position is a postdoctoral training opportunity paid a stipend, and the successful individual will be engaged in a 2-year period of mentored advanced training and professional development following completion of a doctoral degree program. Boston University provides benefits for non-employee postdocs (paid a stipend by an externally-funded training grant). Please visit the BU Professional Development & Postdoctoral Affairs website for details.

Interested candidates should send the following materials to Katie Harper ([email protected]):

  • Cover letter indicating reason for applying to this training program
  • Curriculum vitae
  • 2 recommendation letters

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources site.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job LocationBoston, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular

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