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Fwd: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the University of Michigan

FYI (It seems that the document attached in the previous email cannot be properly opened. Sorry about that.)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Postdoctoral Research Fellow University of Michigan

Company Information: The Department of Biostatistics at the University of Michigan School of Public Health is rated the top biostatistics program in the country by the National Academies. We bring biostatistical design and analysis expertise to a wide spectrum of health-related issues.

Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Duties & Responsibilities: We are inviting applicants to a Postdoctoral Research Fellow emphasizing development of statistical methods to evaluate the effects of environmental exposures on longitudinal growth dynamics during children’s early life under a newly awarded NIH grant.  More specifically, our work focuses on the methodology research on estimation and inference in the semiparametric stochastic model using the Markov Chain Monte Carlo approach.  The analytic focus is on the modeling of growth trajectory, velocity and acceleration as functions of covariates. The Post-doctoral fellow is to be supervised by Peter Song.


Position Qualifications: The candidate should have a doctoral degree in statistics, biostatistics or other related fields. Candidates with strong quantitative background and computing experience (in particular Markov Chain Monte Carlo) working with longitudinal or functional data are desirable. Candidates should have strong knowledge in longitudinal data analysis, functional data analysis, statistical computing, and Bayesian inference methods. Strong writing and communication skills are essential for the position.

Salary Range:  based on applicants’ qualification

Application Address: Candidates should submit their CV, representative research papers if any, and names and contacts of three referees via email to pxsong@umich.edu.

Contact Email: pxsong@umich.edu.

Application Deadline: The positions are open until they are filled.


Peter Song

Professor of Biostatistics

From: "Peter Song" <pxsong@umich.edu>
To: "Qian Zhou" <qmzhou@sfu.ca>
Sent: Thursday, September 17, 2015 12:24:49 PM
Subject: A favor

can you do me a favor?  I am recruiting a postdoc to work on modeling of children's growth dynamics.  Can you please help me to post this position advertisement on your department online jobs achieves: http://www.sfu.ca/~insley/stat-jobs/
The detail of this job description is found in the attached file. 

Attachment: Postdoctoral Fellow.pdf
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