The University of California Irvine’s Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND) is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to engage in statistical methods and applied research to investigate the efficiency of Alzheimer’s disease clincial trial designs. This co-mentored post-doctoral fellow will work with two faculty clinical trialists who are core leaders in the UCI Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Joshua Grill, PhD (http://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cfm?faculty_id=6201), and Daniel Gillen, PhD (http://www.ics.uci.edu/~dgillen).
The position will be responsible for conducting secondary data analyses of existing clinical trials data and using the empirical results from those analyses to inform the development of novel and efficient sequential trial designs in the setting of Alzheimer’s disease treatment and prevention. Expertise in survival and longitudinal analysis methods is necessary. Experience in clinical trials and group sequential methods is desired.
Application Procedure - Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae which should include a record of research experience, and the names of three referencesbefore 2/28/2018 to:
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
Applicants must possess a PhD in Biostatistics, Statistics, Epidemiology, or Public Health. Candidates should have a strong publication record and also possess good interpersonal and organizational skills, effective communication, and the ability to prioritize tasks in order to meet established goals and deadlines. This position is funded by a NIH grants to the co-mentors. As such, eligible candidates must be a U.S. citizen or a non-citizen national of the United States or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence at the time of appointment. Initial appointments are for two years and renewal is based on availability of support.
Internal Number: JPF04438
About UCI MIND
The Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND) at the University of California, Irvine is internationally recognized for its research accomplishments in disorders of the brain, particularly those that are age-related. The Institute is an organized research unit dedicated to investigating the causes of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and to improving the quality of life and promoting successful aging. Our vision for the Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders is to develop approaches for lessening the impact of memory-related disorders. Tackling these complex issues requires a multi-disciplinary approach, which is reflected in the diversity of our faculty, who have primary appointments in the Schools of Biological Sciences, Computing Sciences, Engineering, Medicine, Nursing Sciences, and Social Sciences.