|Postdoctoral Associate in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics|
Duke University is seeking a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics (https://biostat.duke.edu/ ) within the School of Medicine. Duke University is regularly ranked among the top research institutions in the US and worldwide. Duke University School of Medicine is ranked among country’s top 10 medical schools and is located in Durham, North Carolina.
Position Description: Successful candidate will extend and evaluate methods for privacy-preserving machine learning from electronic health record (EHR) data, and will work with NSF training to learn how to speed the uptake of the software by users.
Requirements and Expectations: A Ph.D. in statistics/biostatistics, bioinformatics/statistical genetics, epidemiology or other related disciplines is required. Strong interest, research background and experience in the methodology research in functional data analysis, high-dimensional variable selection, longitudinal and survival analysis, machine learning, bioinformatics methods in-omics data are preferred. Demonstrated evidence of excellent programming, collaboration, and communication skills. Due to COVID work related to this position may be performed remotely from the following approved states for exempt employees: California, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New York, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington D.C.
Benefits: Visit the Duke University Office of Postdoctoral Service website at http://www.postdoc.duke.edu and Duke HR website at www.hr.duke.edu for details.
Start Date: February 1, 2021
Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.
School of Medicine:
Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation’s top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve human health locally and around the globe.
Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.
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