Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Public Health, Environmental Health

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
25 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The postdoctoral fellow will work on the health effects of exposure to mixtures. The primary focus will be on analysis of exposures in environmental epidemiology: application of causal methods to the mixtures problem; construction of benchmark synthetic data sets; testing of various statistical methods using these synthetic data; applications to real world data. The epidemiologic research is connected to a second project on analysis of mixtures data generated in toxicology: estimation of the combined effects of groups of compounds based on individual dose-response curves. Training in modeling and analysis of the toxicology data are available as needed.

Required Skills

A PhD or equivalent in epidemiology, environmental health or biostatistics is required. Necessary skills includes environmental epidemiology, causal modeling, biostatistics and statistical programming, preferably in R. Laboratory experience is not required, but is a plus.

The position is open starting in the Summer or Fall 2018.  Please send cv and cover letter to

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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