Sr. Research Associate

Sr. Research Associate

Posting Date: 10/05/2020

Closing Date: 11/21/2020

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This is for a full-time staff position to serve as a Senior Research Associate in the Fuemmeler Lab at Virginia Commonwealth University, Health Behavior and Policy Department and Massey Cancer Center. The position will be part of the lab’s team engaged planning, developing and managing the ongoing research portfolio. The lab conducts research in the broad area of cancer prevention and population science with transdisciplinary involvement from behavioral science (psychology), public health, epidemiology, and molecular biology (genetics and epigenetics).

The Sr Research Associate will have strong data science skills, such as management of large databases and advanced statistical methods for time series (e.g., growth modeling) and/or multi-level data (e.g., geo-spatial analysis). In addition, he/she will have excellent skills in scientific writing and have the ability to assist other faculty, postdocs and graduate students who collaborate with the lab. He/She will have strong technical skills and profession knowledge in the scope of research conducted by the lab and will be expected to contribute substantially to scientific ventures, such as grant proposals, and scientific products, such as peer-reviewed manuscripts. Opportunities also exist to work with the Health Communication and Digital Innovations shared research resource with Massey Cancer Center.

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