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Postdoctoral Scholar
University of Southern California

Company Information: The USC Alzheimer’s Therapeutic Research Institute (USC ATRI;, located in San Diego, CA, is dedicated to the development of effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease through innovative, collaborative, multicenter clinical trials. The ATRI Biostatistics Unit is dedicated to developing innovative statistical models and clinical trial design to accelerate the discovery of therapies for Alzheimer’s Disease (AD).

Position Title: Postdoctoral Scholar

Duties and Responsibilities: The post-doctoral researcher will develop and apply statistical methods for longitudinal data from natural history studies and clinical trials of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). The aims include (1) predicting the course of disease as measured by imaging and fluid biomarkers, and assessments of cognition and function; (2) predicting the response to treatment; and (3) designing optimal clinical trials. The ideal candidate holds a PhD in biostatistics or comparable field with particular interest and expertise in clinical trials, longitudinal models, hierarchical Bayesian models, and clinical trial simulation.

Position Qualifications: Minimum Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate within previous 5 years.

Minimum Experience: 0-1 year

Minimum Field of Expertise: Directly related education in research specialization with advance knowledge of equipment, procedures and analysis methods.

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Application Information:—Research-Associate_REQ20056193—Research-Associate_REQ20056190

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