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Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Center for Food Allergy & Asthma Research

This is an advanced academic research role where applicants will conduct a specified program of research supported by research training under the supervision and direction of a Principal Investigator. The primary purpose of the role is to develop new or advanced research skills and competences, on the processes of publication in peer-reviewed academic publications and scholarly dissemination, the development of funding proposals, and the opportunity to develop your skills in epidemiologic and health behavior research. 

The successful candidate will join a collaborative research team within a dynamic research environment. This position will support the Center for Food Allergy & Asthma Research (CFAAR), directed by Dr. Ruchi Gupta located in the Center for Community Health.


  • Helps design and implement epidemiological and health services research studies in the domain of food allergy and asthma and/or community health while following protocols.
  • Analyzes and troubleshoots protocols and data obtained from individual studies together with the PI.
  • Maintains detailed records of results which may include collecting, extracting and entering data.
  • Interprets, prepares and presents results.
  • Prepares data for presentations and publications.
  • Performs scientific literature reviews in support of research and contributes to ongoing publications as a data analyst and co-author (including opportunities for first-authored manuscripts).
  • Helps write grants and compete for funding.
  • Conduct data analysis and interpretation for multiple ongoing and recently completed research studies within CFAAR—including NIH supported observational cohort and interventional studies.
  • Writing manuscripts and reports communicating study findings


  • PhD or MD/PhD, have graduated within the last year, or anticipate graduating within the next six months.
  • A strong record of peer reviewed publications is preferred, including first authorship.
  • Written and verbal communications skills, organizational skills, ability to work as a team.
  • Biostatistical and/or data science proficiency

Preferred Competencies (skills, knowledge, and abilities)

  • Microsoft Office
  • Proficency in R, STATA and/or SAS statistical analysis suites
  • REDCap
  • Multilevel modeling
  • Data visualization
  • Digital organizational skills

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