Postdoctoral Studies

The Einstein Postdoctoral Individual Development Plan

Job Title:

Postdoctoral Position in the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health

Job Description:

The Department of Epidemiology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY is looking for a postdoctoral research fellow to collaborate in population based studies of cardiovascular disease and diabetes, neurocognitive functioning, social determinants of health, and childhood cardiometabolic risk.  Emphasis of the program is in integrating biological, psychological, social, and ethnic/racial as well as cultural levels of analysis using data from our existing cohorts. 

The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will work closely with Dr. Carmen Isasi, Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health and co-Principal Investigator of the Hispanic Community Health Study (HCHS), as well as with other HCHS Investigators. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing new, innovative scientific hypotheses and research questions to be addressed using the HCHS study as well as other projects based in the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health.  The Postdoctoral Fellow will have primary responsibility for developing innovative ideas for manuscripts and data analyses in HCHS and other study cohorts with support and advice form the Principal Investigator, other co-investigators and biostatisticians. The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will conduct statistical analyses in collaboration with faculty, biostatisticians and staff-level data analyses and attend conferences to present study results and to meet with collaborators at other study sites.

The successful candidate must have a PhD or DrPH in Epidemiology or related health field. Experience with data analyses and manuscripts required

 

Applicants must have excellent oral and written communication skills, Data Analysis and statistical skills, knowledge of epidemiological research methods and biostatistics, and an ability to work independently on ideas for data analyses, manuscripts and grants (with input and mentoring for faculty).

 

Interested individuals should send a CV and a brief summary of research interest to:

 

Carmen Isasi

Associate Professor

Carmen.Isasi@einstein.yu.edu

 

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.

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