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Position Available

Location: Madison, WI

University of Wisconsin - Madison School of Medicine and Public Health


Postdoctoral Research Associate Epidemiology of Aging



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Dr. Karen J. Cruickshanks

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Posted: 10/16/2017
EpiMonitor ID: 2017-2423

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  PhD in Epidemiology or related field.  Experience in chronic disease or aging epidemiology beneficial but not required. 

Job Announcement: The EpiSense Research Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is recruiting for 1-2 postdoctoral positions.  The main interest of the EpiSense program lies at the interface of cognitive, sensory and vascular aging in order to identify common risk factors for these conditions of aging and pathways for prevention.   The EpiSense Program has conducted two large longitudinal cohort studies with follow-up visits every five years and 10 or 20 years of follow-up.  Data include cognitive test batteries; vision, hearing, olfaction and taste measures; blood pressure, carotid artery IMT and pulse wave velocity measures; and biomarkers. The candidate will be part of a team that includes the principal investigator, epidemiologists and statisticians. Specific duties will include analyzing data and writing manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals and additional duties as requested by the principal investigator.  Each post doc will have the opportunity to first author 2-3 papers per year and submit abstracts to appropriate conferences.  The candidate must be able to work collaboratively and independently and have excellent communication skills. To apply, send CV cover letter and the names and contact information for three references to Dr. Karen J. Cruickshanks (

Start Date: 2018
Salary: Follows NIH NRSA standard pay scale based on experience.







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