Division of Biostatistics, College of Public Health, The Ohio
State University and the Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH)
invite applications for an open post-doctoral fellow position.
This position is created with funding support from the College
of Public Health and the Center for Pediatric Trauma Research
at NCH, to explore new statistical methodological issues
concerning health outcome research and big data analysis. The
fellow will work under the joint supervision of Drs. Bo Lu
(Division of Biostatistics), Steve MacEachern (Department of
Statistics) and Henry Xiang (NCH and Division of
Epidemiology), and will be supported by a team of
epidemiologists and data managers. The general research topics
focus on Bayesian methods for causal inference, statistical
models for big data with applications in healthcare and health
services research. Publications in peer-reviewed journals are
expected. This post-doctoral fellow will be officially managed
by the NCH Patient-Centered Pediatric Research Fellowship
Program. The fellow will have opportunities to participate in
pediatric/injury research projects in collaboration with
clinical investigators and other post-doctoral fellows. The
appointment will be for a two-year period.
degree in biostatistics, statistics, or related quantitative
fields; interest and track record in statistical methodology
research; strong programming skills; working knowledge of
Bayesian models or causal inference is a plus; excellent
written and oral communication skills.
will be determined based on years of experience following the
NIH National Research Service Award guidelines. This
position will be eligible for full time benefits offered to
all full time employees at NCH.
should arrange to send a letter of interest (including a
summary of research interests), curriculum vitae, relevant
transcripts, up to two publications or working papers, and the
contact information for three references as one PDF file
to Dr. Bo Lu (Email:
Phone: 614-247-7913) or Dr. Henry Xiang (Email:
Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative
Action employer. Applications from historically
underrepresented group members, veterans, and persons with
disabilities are encouraged.