The Department of Epidemiology at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist with interest in semi-parametric estimation for causal inference. The postdoc will join a research team with active NIH-funded projects developing novel tools for various problems, including mediation, transportability, longitudinal data, dynamic treatment regimes, etc.
The postdoc is expected to increase her/his methodological knowledge of causal inference, and lead and co-author manuscript publications. S/he will perform data analyses, simulations, prepare manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed journals, and deliver presentations at scientific meetings. Opportunities to develop and write funding proposals are also available.
The position offers compensation commensurate with experience, excellent benefits package and funds for travel to professional conferences and meetings, and potential to extend the fellowship. Administratively, the first year of this position will be through Columbia University, Department of Epidemiology. At the end of the first year, the individual would be hired by Biostatistics at Weill Cornell Medicine. Please understand that the offer of employment is contingent upon the satisfactory outcome of HR policies and procedures for both institutions. In practice, the individual will collaborate with individuals from both institutions over the two-year period. Individuals with the following characteristics will be competitive for the position: strong biostatistics/causal inference background and R programming, excellent communication, and ability to conduct self-directed and collaborative research. Access to additional training and mentoring are also available through the Department of Epidemiology.
Internal Number: 5528
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