The position is for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Environmental Health to conduct and support research for centers that study exposure to environmental contamination in Puerto Rico and its contribution to adverse birth outcome and early child development. This position will work closely with scientists from different disciplines across multiple institutions to collect and analyze large, complex environmental/ biological datasets. This is a multiyear appointment with opportunities for career development and growth. Responsibilities include :
Perform applied research and analysis in environmental health informatics and/or epidemiology
Develop, propose and execute new interdisciplinary research efforts
Participate in external professional activities (i.e. publication of research, attendance/participation in professional conferences)
Provide management support for the research centers
Mentor graduate and undergraduate students
The candidate must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Environmental Health, Computer Science, Epidemiology, Statistics, Geology, Biomedical or other related quantitative fields. Should have advanced knowledge of modeling, analysis tools, and statistical packages. Previous experience in proposal development strongly preferred. Ability to communicate and collaborate with a geographically-dispersed group.
For more information, contact Dr. Akram Alshawabkeh, Snell Professor of Engineering, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Requisition Number: STFR003949
Internal Number: 50237
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