Postdoctoral Scientist, Epidemiology
- George Washington University
- Location: Washington, Pennsylvania
- Category: Admin-Other Administrative Positions
- Posting Date: 10/01/2021
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
|Job Description Summary:||
A Postdoctoral Scientist position is available in the Department of Global Health with Dr. Emily Smith’s research group. Incumbent is expected to work well as part of multi-disciplinary teams and have enthusiasm for conducting research at the nexus of environmental science, public health, and policy.
This position is primarily a training position in which the incumbent plays a substantive role in planning and conducting research. In collaboration with the Principal Investigator, this role will participate in the planning of independent research, will analyze and interpret data, will publish results, will represent the university at conferences and meetings. The position may support research project start up efforts including preparing literature reviews, overseeing ethical review board (IRB) application processes, developing data collection forms and standard operating procedures. This position may also help the Principal Investigator to lead and direct the work of lower level research staff. This role performs work under the supervision of experienced researchers.
• Primary and secondary data analysis and meta-analyses using software such as SAS, STATA, or R
• Plan and conduct independent research; write and publish peer-reviewed manuscripts
• Prepare and submit grant proposals
• Provide support with data management
• Develop communications materials and organize team and stakeholder meetings
• Work collaboratively with international collaborators from diverse disciplines
Perform other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Qualified candidates will hold a Doctoral degree in a related discipline. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position.
|Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications:|
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Doctoral degree in a public health related field such as epidemiology or biostatistics.
|Typical Hiring Range||$53,840.04 - $69,333.11|
|Campus Location:||Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C.|
|College/School/Department:||Milken Institute School of Public Health (SPH)|
|Family||Research and Labs|
|Hours Per Week:||40|
|Work Schedule:||M-F 9am-5pm; as needed.|
|Will this job require the employee to work on site?||No|
|Employee Onsite Status||Full-time remote|
|Required Background Check||Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search|
|Special Instructions to Applicants:||
Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa status
|Internal Applicants Only?||No|
|Job Open Date:||09/30/2021|
|Job Close Date:|
|If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:|
|Background Screening||Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.|
The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.