Research Associate, Global Cancer Epidemiology, The Department of Population Health Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NCPosting Date: 01/29/2020
Research Associate in Global Cancer Epidemiology at Duke University Department of Population Health Sciences
The Department of Population Health Sciences at Duke University School of Medicine invites applications for a Research Associate in global cancer epidemiology. Our program utilizes theoretical frameworks and methods from social and molecular epidemiology to investigate health disparities across the cancer prevention continuum in the US and abroad. Ongoing projects involve collaborations with partners to generate scientific evidence aimed at understanding and addressing the fundamental causes of cancer disparities
The Research Associate will work in a collaborative, team-based and diverse environment to provide scientific input for day-to-day research activities such as developing analytical plans, statistical analysis, publishing manuscripts, contributing to grants, project management, and collaborating with data analysts, students, post-docs and faculty on the team
Doctoral qualification in epidemiology, statistics, public health or a closely related field with 2+ years practical research experience. The ideal candidate will have strong training or experience in epidemiologic methods and research, formal training in cancer, and a strong interest/experience in global health research.
- Excellent analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills
- Experience with applied research including ability to generate research questions, conduct data analysis and synthesize results
- Excellent scientific writing skills
- Expert knowledge and practical experience in study design, sampling approaches, and advanced statistical methods
- Experience managing prospective studies and quantitative/qualitative data collection
- Expert knowledge of statistical packages e.g. SAS, R, STATA
- Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Required Application Documents:
- Current CV
- Cover letter
- Statement of research (2 pages)
- Two writing samples (reflecting independent writing)
- Names of three references
Interested candidates should send a complete application package to: [email protected]
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Application Link: https://careers.duke.edu/job/Durham-ASSOCIATE-IN-RESEARCH-NC-27710/622371500/