Department: MED-Ctr Hlth Svcs Outcomes Res Salary/Grade: RES/
We are seeking a Postdoctoral Scholar to join the Center for Food Allergy and Asthma Research in the Institute for Public Health and Medicine at Northwestern University. The successful candidate will join a collaborative research team within a dynamic research environment. This position will support the Center for Food Allergy & Asthma Research (CFAAR), directed by Dr. Ruchi Gupta located in the Center for Community Health.
*Note: Not all aspects of the job are covered by this job description.
Provides expertise in all aspects of data, including management, quality assurance, analysis, reporting, and interpretation. Works extensively with large and complex databases, including data from longitudinal and cross-sectional study designs as well as randomized controlled trials, using statistical software packages such as R, Stata or SAS. Creates reports of data and communicates results to Principal Investigators as well as the research community and general public.
Conduct data analysis and interpretation for multiple research studies within CFAAR
Writing manuscripts and reports communicating study findings
Helps design and implement epidemiological and health services research studies in the domain of food allergy and asthma and/or community health while following protocols
Analyzes and troubleshoots protocols and data obtained from individual studies together with the PI
Maintains detailed records of results which may include collecting, extracting and entering data
Interprets, prepares and presents results
Prepares data for presentations and publications
Performs scientific literature reviews in support of research
Helps write grants and compete for funding
Performs other duties as assigned
PhD or MD/PhD
A strong record of peer reviewed publications is preferred, including first authorship
Written and verbal communications skills, organizational skills, ability to work as a team
Biostatistical and/or data science proficiency
Preferred knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Proficency in R, STATA and/or SAS statistical analysis suites
Digital organizational skills
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 40736
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.