Duke University, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics

Position ID:Duke-Biostatistics & Bioinformatics-PD244360 [#27509]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate-Biostatistics
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27710, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Biostatistics / Biostatistics and Data Science
Statistics / Statistics
Data Science / Machine Learning
Appl Deadline: filled (posted 2024/04/16)
Position Description:    

Postdoctoral Associate Duke Biostatistics & Bioinformatics
Position Overview
We are seeking a Postdoctoral Associate to join our team at the Duke University. The successful candidate will be involved in the development of cutting-edge statistical methods and machine learning algorithms inspired by massive healthcare datasets.

Key Responsibilities
·      Develop innovative statistical methods and machine learning algorithms for healthcare data analysis, with the opportunity to develop corresponding statistical theory if interested.
·       Conduct research in areas of interest including, but not limited to generative models for biomedical data (e.g., echocardiograms, genetics, EHRs); dynamic risk prediction models. Data harmonization techniques. EHR phenotyping.
·       Collaborate with Dr. Anru Zhang, Eugene Anson Stead, Jr. M.D. Associate Professor.
·       Contribute to the writing and publication of scientific papers.

Qualifications
·        Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, Biomedical Informatics, Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, or a related quantitative field.
·      Strong quantitative research background with proficiency in statistical analysis and programming (R, Python).
·        Excellent communication skills.
·        Demonstrated ability to write scientific papers.
·        Experience with EHR data, generative models, and natural language processing is preferred. 


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