Please circulate to anyone who might be interested.
UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA
are invited for a post-doctoral opportunity in biostatistics, with specific
emphasis on spatial modeling of health data from large administrative datasets.
The successful applicant will be involved in the development of statistical
methodology and analysis of data sets with existing and new methods. Work will
focus on methods for both infectious and non-infectious diseases.
work will be conducted in the biostatistics research laboratory of Prof. Rhonda
Rosychuk in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. The
primary responsibilities are to: assist in the development of methodology to
address research questions, conduct literature searches and reviews, develop
computer code to implement new methodology, perform statistical analyses using
existing and new methods on data sets, aid in the preparation of presentations
and manuscripts, and assist in the creation of grant applications for
statistical methods development.
applicants should have: a PhD in Statistics or Biostatistics (completed
or a defense date set), excellent oral and written communication skills,
and exceptional computing skills with software packages such as R/RStudio.
Ability to program in C/C++ is an asset. Applicants are invited to contact
Prof. Rosychuk for additional information.
post-doctoral position will be funded by a grant for an initial 1 year term and
continuation will depend on progress and funding. There is flexibility in the
start date for the successful applicant. The successful applicant will be
expected to apply for post-doctoral fellowship awards (links below) from the
Women & Children’s Health Research Institute, Alberta Innovates, Canadian
Institutes of Health Research, and/or Natural Sciences and Engineering Research
Council to ensure continuation of the fellowship past the first year.
Exceptional candidates may be considered for a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship.
candidates are asked to provide by e-mail:
letter of interest,
curriculum vitae (including date of PhD defense),
graduate courses taken and grades obtained, and
the names and contact information of three references
January 6, 2020, to the address below. Applications received after that date
may not receive full consideration.
Rhonda J. Rosychuk, Ph.D., P.Stat., PStat®(ASA)