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Location: Boston, MA

Boston University Section of Preventive Medicine & Epidemiology, Department of Medicine


Post-Doctoral Positions / Cardiovascular Epidemiology (T32)

Minimum Requirements:  
Contact Name: Mike Galatis
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Posted: 4/20/2017
EpiMonitor ID: 2017-2318

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The Boston University Section of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology is seeking candidates for its T32 Training Grant in Cardiovascular Epidemiology awarded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Trainees will focus their 2-year training on the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease such as coronary heart disease, stroke, heart failure and other forms of vascular disease, following one of the training pathways: statistical genetics and genomics, computational biology and bioinformatics, or clinical epidemiology.

Training Grant Start Date: April 1, 2018

Qualifications required

1)      US Citizen or green card holder

2)      a) Ph.D. degree in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Genetics and Genomics or related field and programming skills (SAS and/or R preferred) or

b) MD degree

The successful candidate will participate in training activities including pathway-specific coursework and workshops, as well as individual professional development plan workshops, one-on-one professional counseling and career planning, grant writing workshops, research seminars, journal internships, and working on research projects with a Boston University senior investigator on longitudinal epidemiological studies such as Framingham Heart Study, Long Life Family Study and other cohort studies. All trainees will be supervised by their assigned faculty mentor as well as by the programís co-directors for progress evaluation.

Interested candidates should send the following materials to Mike Galatis at

         Cover letter indicating reason for applying to this training program

         Curriculum vitae

         2 recommendation letters

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer. Under-represented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information, please contact Mike Galatis, administrator, at




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