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Postdoctoral Fellow
NYU Langone Health

Company Information: NYU Langone Health is one of the world’s preeminent academic medical centers and one of the nation’s premier centers of excellence in health care, biomedical research, and medical education. The Department of Population Health of NYU School of Medicine was founded in 2012, and consists of core areas of biostatistics, epidemiology, healthful behavior change, comparative effectiveness and decision science, behavioral economics and health policy, and medical ethics.

Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow

Duties and Responsibilities: The Postdoctoral Fellow will engage in both methodology developments and collaborative research. Sample topics include but not limited to risk prediction model development, building flexible mixture models for disease classification, and outcome prediction, developing joint statistical models for comorbid disorders, assessing efficiency of classifiers and predictive scores and/or models. The Fellow will have opportunities in pursuing independent funding.

Position Qualifications: Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, Data Science, or other quantitative areas. Strong statistical knowledge and computational skills (being proficient in R and/or Python or Mplus) are required. A successful candidate should have strong motivation and dependability.

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Application Information: Application Information: Please send the application with a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references to Dr. Yongzhao Shao at

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Application Deadline: 03/31/2018