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Job Title: Research Fellow
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Organization: National Institutes of Health, Social Epidemiology Research Unit
Posted: 6/26/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Bethesda,  MD    USA
Position Description: Applicant will work with a team of scientist engaged in social epidemiology assessing the relationship between social exposure and cardiovascular phenotypes including related mechanisms. The individual will also be engaged in human social genomics and social epigenetics based on RNA, transcriptomic, methylation and mechanisms related to social exposure. Human social genomics/epigenetics is a new field of genomics that examines the effect of exposure to social factors on gene expression. This research includes genomic, clinical, socio-demographic, and social factors (i.e. socioeconomic status, perceived stress, neighborhood characteristics). The conceptual framework seeks to understand the influence of exposome on gene expression. Requirements are to conduct population-based research which includes publication in scientific journals and presentations at scientific meetings based on generated hypotheses.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates must be highly motivated with a PhD in population-based epidemiology with exposure in cardiovascular and genomics research. Previous post-doctoral research experience for at least 2 years is required. Candidate must be able to work independently and collaborate with a team of investigators.

Organization Description: The Social Epidemiology Research Unit is in the National Human Genome Research Institute at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community of trainees.

Closing Date: 9/26/2018
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Contact Name: Sharon Davis, PhD,  Research Fellow
Contact Location: 10 Center Drive, Room 7N320
MSC 1644
Bethesda   MD  20892-1644
United States
Contact Location: 10 Center Drive, Room 7N320
  MSC 1644
  Bethesda   MD  20892-1644
  United States
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How to Apply: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for 3 references to: Please indicate"Research Fellow Applicant" in the email subject heading.

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