• Epidemiologist

    Posting Date 3 weeks ago(6/1/2018 11:57 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-11113
    Campus
    Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
    Employee Classification
    Exempt
    Department
    Epidemiology and Population Health
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • ABOUT US

    Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.

     

    Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

     

    Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.

     

    The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

     

     

    A staff position for a doctoral-level epidemiologist with an interest in cancer epidemiology is available in the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.  The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is a leading research institution with a strong commitment to excellence in research. It has a number of NIH-funded centers, including one in cancer. The Department of Epidemiology and Population Health is well recognized for its multi-disciplinary programs in epidemiologic and prevention research, and has a strong cadre of cancer epidemiologists.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Identify and request from Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) the range of neuro-cognitive, behavioral and developmental variables to be used in the analysis;
    • Check variables for out of range values;
    • Clean data as needed;
    • Perform statistical analyses;
    • Assess associations for confounding and effect modification;
    • Present univariate and bivariate relationships between variables;
    • Develop multivariable models incorporating potential confounders (including any interaction effects);
    • Review the relevant scientific literature;
    • Document analytic choices;
    • repare drafts of scholarly papers to be submitted for peer review.        

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Applicants should have a strong interest in cancer etiology in general, and they should have strong data analysis and writing skills.

    Doctoral graduates (Ph.D., Dr. P.H., or equivalent) and at least 3 years related experience required with an interest in, and preferably experience in, cancer epidemiology.

     

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