Postdoctoral Research Associate - Institute for Informatics

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

Essential Functions

The Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Institute for Informatics will engage in mentored research programs focusing upon population or public health informatics, and will have the opportunity to collaborate with faculty and trainees in the following major areas: 1) translational bioinformatics; 2) clinical research informatics; 3) clinical or health informatics; and/or 4) biomedical data science.  Individuals will develop, execute, and report on complex research projects involving the collection/generation, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of qualitative and quantitative results, under the supervisions of faculty mentors.  In addition, such individuals will: 1) participate in the development of publications, presentation, and funding applications; and 2) manage and instruct graduate and undergraduate trainees.

  • Assists in the design of research experiments, including data generation/collection, analysis, and interpretation of qualitative and quantitative results.
  • Prepares and submits peer-reviewed conference and journal abstracts and papers resulting from research experiments.
  • Assist in the preparation and submission of extramural funding proposals.
  • Mentorship and instruction of undergraduate and graduate trainees.
  • Conscientious discharge of his/her research responsibilities and maintenance of conformity with legal and ethical standards in research.
  • Maintain compliance with appropriate data management and analysis best practices including the maintenance of adequate documentation of all relevant tasks and activities, as well as the deposition and sharing of all data sources and types generated via research activities.
  • Collegial conduct towards co-trainees, staff members and members of the research group.
  • Adherence to all applicable University policies, procedures and regulations.  All data, research records and materials and other intellectual property generated in University laboratories remain the property of the University.

Required Qualifications

The appointee has earned a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent terminal or doctoral degree in Biomedical/Health Informatics, Computer Science, Information Science, Public Health, or an equivalent field of study.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated ability to implement data management and analysis procedures, conduct research and records findings.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is commensurate with experience.

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