Applications are being accepted
for a scientist with a PhD in epidemiology, or a related field
(such as nutritional sciences or genetics, with experience in
epidemiology) to investigate nutritional risk factors for
age-related eye disease and vision loss
The position involves a key role
on a research team that investigates relationships of
nutritional status, lifestyles and genetics to eye diseases in
large populations. This job is to work on a large prospective
cohort study of nutrition and eye health that is funded by the
National Institutes of Health, and is ancillary to the
nationwide Women’s Health Initiative. Thus, the successful
candidate will have prior experience collecting, documenting
and analyzing data as part of a large epidemiological study.
This person would work closely
with the principal investigator to guide the day-to-day data
collection and analyses of the research team across three
study sites, with input a multidisciplinary team, including
ophthalmologists, epidemiologists, nutritionists, vision
scientists and statisticians. She/he would also identify
research problems, and design research methodologies or
directions to advance the research and/or translation to
clinical and/or public health policies. Participation in the
preparation of scientific manuscripts and presentations, grant
applications and progress reports, would be a key
responsibilities, and opportunities to learn.
One or more
years of experience during or after doctoral training is
preferred, with involvement in 1) analyzing and interpreting
statistical results in an epidemiological setting and 2) being
a co-author and/or lead author on writing scientific
manuscripts in the epidemiology.
Salary: Commensurate with
Effort levels of 80 to 100%
will be considered.
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To ensure consideration, please
apply by June 15, 2017.