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Postdoctoral Researcher in Biostatistics
University of California at San Francisco

Company Information: The UCSF Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics – the largest department of epidemiology in the University of California system in terms of full-time primary faculty and the number of affiliated faculty – aims to carry out its educational, scientific, and clinical missions within the highly interdisciplinary culture of UCSF and to take a transdisciplinary approach to education and research.

Position Title: Postdoctoral Researcher in Biostatistics

Duties and Responsibilities: A postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of California at San Francisco. The postdoc will be mentored by Dr. Chiung-Yu Huang. The position involves methodological and applied research in complex event outcomes, with a focus on cancer and transplant studies. The successful candidate is expected to conduct independent methodological research including writing peer-reviewed publications for statistical journals and developing R packages. The environment is multidisciplinary. The postdoctoral fellow will also have opportunities to collaborate with other scientists in the UCSF School of Medicine.

Position Qualifications: Must have a PhD degree in biostatistics or statistics. The following skills are desirable: excellent methodological training in statistics; excellent programming skills in R; and excellent written and oral communication skills.

Salary Range: Salary is commensurate with qualifications.

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Application Information: To apply, send a cover letter describing your research interests, CV and names of two references to Dr. Chiung-Yu Huang,

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Application Deadline: 07/31/2018