Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Cardiology
- Albert Einstein College of Medicine
- Location: Bronx, NY
- Job Number: 7063468
- Posting Date: Feb 11, 2020
Job DescriptionThe Department of Cardiology is looking for a postdoctoral research fellow to collaborate in population based studies of cardiovascular disease, cardiac structure, cardiac function and diabetes, neurocognitive functioning, social determinants of health, and cardio metabolic risk. Emphasis of the program is in cardiovascular epidemiology integrating biological, psychological, social, and ethnic/racial as well as cultural levels of analysis using data from our existing cohorts mainly the Hispanic Community Health Study (HCHS) but also including MESA, CARDIA, ARIC, FHS, CHS and JHS.
The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will work closely with Dr. Carlos Jose Rodriguez, Professor of Cardiology and Epidemiology and Population Health and co- Investigator of the HCHS, as well as with other Investigators in the Depart of Epidemiology and Population Health.
The Postdoctoral Fellow will develop new innovative scientific hypotheses and research questions to be addressed using the existing cohort data as well as other projects based in the Depart of Epidemiology and Population Health. The primary responsibility will be developing innovative ideas for manuscripts and data analyses in HCHS and other study cohorts with support and advice from the Principal Investigator, other co-investigators and biostatisticians. The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will conduct statistical analyses in collaboration with faculty, biostatisticians and staff-level data analyses and will attend conferences to present study results and to meet with collaborators at other study sites.
• Candidates should have completed PhD training or equivalent
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Data Analysis and statistical skills.
• Knowledge of epidemiological research methods and biostatistics.
• Ability to work independently on ideas for data analyses, manuscripts and grants (with input and mentoring for faculty).
The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.
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