Position for post-doc scientists or PhD students

I am seeking a post-doc (or possibly staff scientists) with strong statistical and collaborative skills to join us in the Office of Energetics (http://www.soph.uab.edu/energetics/home).


·         Job Title: Post-Doc is most likely and ideal, but also willing to consider Scientist I title.

·         US Citizenship is NOT required.

·         Tasks:

o   Applied statistical analyses in obesity-related research ranging from basic science (animal studies), to clinical trials, meta-analyses, and epidemiology.

o   Statistical and power analysis sections of grant proposals.

o   Coaching other post-docs and investigators on statistical matters.

o   A small amount of methodologic work.

·         Salary: $50,000 or (a little) greater.

·         Reporting to: David Allison

·         Duration of Appointment: Initial appointment for one year. Renewable by mutual agreement for up to an additional 2 years as post or renewable as Scientist I for additional years indefinitely by mutual agreement.

·         Start Date: As soon as possible.

·         Qualifications:

o   Degree: Ideally a PhD in Biostatistics or Statistics, but would be willing to consider someone with very strong statistical skills from another discipline (e.g., economics, epidemiology, sociology, psychology, mathematics, engineering, etc.)

o   Communication skills: Excellent written and spoken communication skills essential.

o   Social skills: Good collaborative skills and ability to work well with a variety of scientists from different educational and demographic backgrounds essential.