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The Department of Epidemiology has an outstanding opportunity for a part time 50%FTE Research Scientist Engineer 4. The Research Scientist will work under the supervision of Principal Investigator (PI) Dr. Sara Lindstroem. This Research Scientist will work across multiple NIH-funded projects related to the genetic epidemiology of cancer and related traits. The primary focus of this role will be coordinating projects, supervising students and staff, and preparing manuscripts for publication.
Propose, design, and lead genetic epidemiological studies of cancer using large-scale genomics datasets. Oversee statistical analysis of large genetic datasets. Prepare manuscripts for publication. Mentor students and research staff and actively participate in group meetings. Lead cross-institutional collaborations and communicate regularly with the PI and external research groups to discuss ongoing projects and delegate tasks to research staff and students. Contribute ideas, content, and comments for new grant proposals, plans, and other research development activities to further the continuation of current or new research projects. Assist in administrative responsibilities including progress reports, IRBs, data transfer agreements and grant applications. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the PI.
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Master's Degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics or related field
Minimum of 5 years of relevant research experience
Experience with coordinating and conducting large-scale genetic epidemiological studies.
Experience of playing a leading role in multi-site consortia and collaborations.
Experience working with large-scale datasets such as UK Biobank
Experience with mentoring and supervising a team of research staff/students.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Propose, design, and lead genetic epidemiological studies of cancer using large-scale genomics datasets.
Prepare manuscripts for publication .
Oversee statistical analysis of large genetic datasets.
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