Postdoctoral Associate in Epidemiological Cohorts Columbia University New York, Department of Neurology United States


Summary Description

A Postdoctoral Research Scientist position is available. The post-doctoral candidate will be responsible for carrying out statistical analyses of large epidemiological cohorts. The candidate should be very familiar with standard statistics and procedures such as linear and logistic regression, hierarchical models, and longitudinal data analyses. The candidate should have some experience with GWAS analyses, and be willing to grow in genetic biostatistics under the supervision of Columbia University geneticists.

Specifically, these are the expected duties for applicant for this position:
- Statistical analyses (cross-sectional and longitudinal) for epidemiological cohorts
-GWAS analyses (quality control genotype calling, trait regressions)
-Database maintenance



Minimum Degree Required

M.D and/or PhD



Minimum Qualifications

An ideal candidate would have a minimum understanding of epidemiological concepts and would want to aspire to become highly proficient in genetic biostatistics. The academic environment at Columbia will promote the applicant to become an independent investigator via grant submissions and manuscript writing, but the candidate can also opt to remain collaborator or co-I according to career goals and expectations. The applicant will have access to > 6000 gwas and WES of people with well define vascular phenotypes, in addition to thousands of WES being collected at the Institute for genomic medicine. Formal neurological training would be greatly appreciated and considered a plus.



EEO Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer —Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.


Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae

Optional Documents

  1. Cover Letter


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