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Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Company Information: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) is a premier pediatric research institution with over 900 diverse and productive faculty members. Here, researchers work collaboratively across specialties and divisions to address some of the biggest challenges we face today in improving child health. A strong network of research support services and facilities, along with institutional commitment to research, push our team of faculty, postdocs and support staff to explore the boundaries of what is possible, leading to significant breakthroughs. We are driven by our mission to improve child health and transform the delivery of care through fully integrated, globally recognized research, education and innovation.

Post-doctoral research fellows at Cincinnati Children’s are valued for their unique interests and strengths, and are supported by our institution’s strong programming for post-docs through the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and the Office of Academic Affairs and Career Development. Mentoring, support for international students and an emphasis on crafting high-quality grant proposals are only a few of the features that set our program apart. Cincinnati Children’s is a respected part of the broader, and very vibrant, Cincinnati community. With a thriving arts scene, numerous festivals celebrating music and food, a passionate fan following for our college and professional sports teams, and a variety of opportunities for outdoor activities, our region is truly a great place to work and live.

Position Title: Research Fellow – Pulmonary Biostatistics

Duties and Responsibilities: The division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center has a Pulmonary Biostatistics Core lead by Dr. Hossain that involves biostatistics faculty and staff to provide support on all aspects of statistical needs from sample size calculation to proposing innovative methods for analyzing complex datasets. The Division of Pulmonary Medicine has a strong pediatric research infrastructure focusing on sleep-disordered breathing, narcolepsy, clinical research in asthma, basic and translational research in cystic fibrosis, as well as lung remodeling and fibrosis, outcomes research and imaging research. The research fellow will work on projects related to the research interests of Division of Pulmonary Medicine under the supervision of Dr. Hossain.

Position Qualifications: The ideal candidate will hold a PhD in statistics/biostatistics, possess strong computational skills, and be highly motivated to pursue methodologic work. Experience in mixed models, functional data analysis, Bayesian hierarchical modeling, spatially correlated data, and/or imaging data analysis preferred.

Salary Range: commensurate with experience

Benefits: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center provides a comprehensive benefits package to Research Fellows. Please email for details.


Application Information: To apply for the position, please submit a cover letter, statement of research interests, CV, and contact information for 3 references to the Postdoc recruiter: Uma Sivaprasad, Ph.D. .

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