The UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology seeks a Post-doctoral Fellow in reproductive and perinatal epidemiology, with special emphasis on birth defects research. Training will cover the six core competencies for post-doctoral fellows. Fellows will be expected to participate in new and ongoing research projects, write manuscripts for peer-reviewed publications and submit grant proposals. Fellows may have opportunities for limited teaching activities if desired. The Fellow will also assist the Principal Investigator on literature reviews, manuscripts (e.g., journal articles, abstracts, book chapters), grant proposals and promotional and educational material (e.g., annual research reports, general information articles).
Salary offered commensurate to experience
UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:
Under the direct supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI)/Director, serve as a member of the Study Management Team, working directly with co-investigators, in relation to daily research and administrative operations as follows:
Scientific literature proficiency
Manuscript writing/Scientific presentations
Grant proposal preparations
Doctorate degree in Epidemiology or related field from an accredited university. Experience in development of reports, graphs, charts and other visuals and proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.
Must be able to work independently and have the ability to think through a logical sequence of necessary events. Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in English required. Ability to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities. Ability to work with multiple researchers, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds in a collegial and professional manner.
Preferred Qualifications: Focus on perinatal epidemiology; excellent skills in data analysis, database management and computer programming (e.g., SAS, STATA, R software, etc.)