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Postdoctoral Position in Nutritional Epidemiology

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Position Details

Title Postdoctoral Position in Nutritional Epidemiology
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Position Summary

We have an immediate opening for a postdoctoral position in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics within the School of Public Health-Bloomington at Indiana University, Bloomington.
The successful candidate will help develop and implement epidemiological/statistical methods for problems arising from health related studies. Possible research projects include, but are not limited to, developing and applying epidemiological and statistical methods for analysis of diet, biomarkers and chronic disease data. Research areas can be tailored to suit the candidate’s research interest and expertise.

Basic Qualifications

The candidate should hold a doctoral degree in nutrition, epidemiology, biostatistics or closely related field, with interest in nutritional epidemiology. The successful candidate should also demonstrate ability in computer programming, and ability of independent thinking and possession of excellent communication and writing skills.
Expected start date will be September 1st, 2017. This is a 12-month position with an excellent fringe benefit package and competitive salaries commensurate with experience. Appointments will be for two years and may be extended.
Applications received by August 10, 2017 will be given full consideration. Search will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Applications should include: A brief statement of professional objectives or career goal, complete curriculum vitae, and a list of at least three references. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com.

Department Contact for Questions

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to pxun@indiana.edu.

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank
Special Instructions

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

For Best Consideration Date 08/10/2017
Expected Start Date 09/01/2017
OAA # 21707-09

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Will you hold a doctoral degree by the date indicated in the job advertisement?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. How did you hear about this position?
    • Personal Contact: At Professional Meeting or Conference
    • Personal Contact: Direct Contact by Search Committee
    • Personal Contact: Referred by colleague or advisor
    • Announcement: Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Announcement: IU Bulletin for Academic Appointees
    • Announcement: Other Journal or Magazine
    • Announcement: Other Website
  3. Choose the area of research that best describes your interests
    • physical activity
    • chronic or infectious disease
    • sexual and reproductive health
    • mental health
    • global health
    • epidemiology
    • biostatistics
    • environmental health

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. List Of References
Optional Documents