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10/04/2017
Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Pennsylvania

Company Information: The University of Pennsylvania is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Additionally, the Perelman School of Medicine ranked 3rd among the best medical schools in the United States in 2016, the 19th year in a row that it has been ranked among the top five medical schools. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

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-year Postdoctoral Research Fellow position within the
Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Informatics, Perelman School of Medicine, at the
University of Pennsylvania. This position involves developing statistical methods, software, data analytic tools, and mathematical models for analyzing smartphone data in biomedical research cohorts with the goal of creating methods and software to prompt interventions. There will be considerable opportunity to submit methods papers in top statistical journals as well as submit applied papers arising from our mobile health and precision medicine collaborations. The successful candidate will be working under the supervision of Dr. Ian Barnett.

Position Qualifications: Doctoral degree in biostatistics, statistics, or a related quantitative field. Excellent programming skills in R and Python. Excellent communication skills (written and oral)

Salary Range: Competitive

Benefits:

Website: http://www.dbei.med.upenn.edu/

Application Information: To initiate an application, please email a CV and statement of interest.

Contact Email: ibarnett@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

Application Deadline: