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03/20/2017
Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Pennsylvania

Company Information: The University of Pennsylvania is a prestigious institution with the inclusive policies, innovative work, and impactful engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. The Perelman School of Medicine ranked 3rd among the best medical schools in the United States in 2016. The Division of Biostatistics within the medical school has excellent program in education and research.

Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow

Duties and Responsibilities: Applications are invited for candidates with a Ph.D. in biostatistics, statistics, or a related quantitative field for a two or three-year Postdoctoral Research Fellow position within the Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, Perelman School of Medicine, at the University of Pennsylvania. This position primarily involves developing novel statistical methods in longitudinal data analysis motivated by Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and other related neurodegenerative diseases. There will also be opportunities to do collaborative research in Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, which are major public health issues. Dr. Sharon Xie will supervise the successful candidate through her R01 statistical method grant and biostatistics core grant of the Penn Alzheimer’s disease center. Publications in top statistical and clinical journals are expected.

Position Qualifications: Required qualifications: Doctoral degree in biostatistics, statistics, or a related quantitative field. Strong methodological and theoretical training in statistics. Excellent communication skills (written and oral). Preferred qualifications: Experience in longitudinal methods or related fields is preferred, but not required.

Salary Range: competative

Benefits:

Website: http://www.dbei.med.upenn.edu/bio/sharon-xiangwen-xie-phd

Application Information: Submit a cover letter, CV, and contact information (email and phone) for three references to Dr. Sharon Xie, sxie@upenn.edu.

Contact Email: sxie@upenn.edu

Application Deadline: