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Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Adolescent Health and Epidemiology
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Organization: Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Posted: 3/13/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Behavioral Science
Industry: Academic Institutions
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Boston,  MA    USA
Position Description: We are seeking a qualified and highly motivated individual who would like to complete a postdoctoral research fellowship. The research focus will be on the study of adolescent/young adult health and social and psychiatric epidemiology, primarily using data from a number of NIH and foundation-funded studies (including prevention-focused RCTs, multi-site observational studies, and “big data” projects including social media and administrative datasets) led by PIs at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Secondary research foci can include adolescent/young adult substance use and/or chronic disease. The fellow will be responsible for research activities such as developing analysis proposals, conducting data analyses, and writing manuscripts. In addition, the fellow will participate in grant writing and the development of new projects. It is expected that the fellow will apply for additional funding during the fellowship. The Division and PIs have a strong track record of mentoring junior investigators and fostering academic professional development. The length of the fellowship will last a minimum of one year and, depending on funding, may be renewed thereafter. The fellow will be based in the Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital with a Harvard Medical School appointment. The fellow will join a stimulating, interdisciplinary research environment with the opportunity to attend seminars, colloquia, and other regularly scheduled research activities at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and partner institutions.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications: -PhD, ScD, DrPH, or an equivalent doctoral degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, social and behavioral sciences (e.g., sociology, psychology), or related fields

-Experience conducting statistical analyses with large databases using SAS

Preferred Qualifications: -Knowledge of or demonstrated interest in adolescent/young adult health, substance use, or youth with chronic medical conditions. -Track record of, or strong potential for, independent funding

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Closing Date: 6/13/2018
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Contact Name: Kara Magane,  Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Adolescent Health and Epidemiology
Contact Location: 300 Longwood Ave

Boston   MA  02115
United States
Contact Location: 300 Longwood Ave
  Boston   MA  02115
  United States
Contact Phone: 857-218-4603 
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How to Apply: Send a single PDF with curriculum vitae, graduate school transcript, copies of one first-author publication, contact information for three references, and a one-page statement describing career goals, research interests, and reasons for applying to Kara Magane at

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