The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington invites applications for a post-doctoral fellow with strong collaborative skills to join an interdisciplinary team of researchers focused on design, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of clinical trials, epidemiologic analyses, model organism studies, and meta-research, all in the context of obesity, nutrition, or aging research, with an emphasis on promotion of rigor, reproducibility, and transparency.
The fellow will work with Dean David B. Allison as well as other faculty co-mentors within the School of Public Health-Bloomington. This project presents unique opportunities for gaining research experience and working on internationally impactful projects with a dynamic interdisciplinary team.
The term of appointment is one year, with potential for renewal by mutual agreement for up to an additional two years. The candidate is expected to begin April 1, 2023, but may be flexible. Applications received by March 1, 2023, will receive full consideration, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The salary and benefits are competitive and include funding for conference-related participation and continuing education courses. During the period of the fellowship, the fellow is expected to work on campus.
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.
Responsibilities may include:
Evaluating the reproducibility of research, while applying systematic review and other forms of evidence synthesis.
Applying statistical analyses in obesity-related research ranging from basic science (animal studies) to clinical trials, meta-analyses, and epidemiology.
Contributing to writing research papers and grant proposals. • Collaborating with other post-doctoral fellows, students, and investigators.
Qualifications: Degree: Applicants holding a PhD with any background who can work collaboratively with statisticians, nutrition scientists, exercise physiologists, geroscientists, epidemiologists, and others to advance projects related to rigor, reproducibility, and transparency. Applicants with experience or interest in building evidence synthesis skills will be given the highest consideration. • Communication skills: Excellent written and spoken communication skills essential. • Social skills: Good collaborative skills, ability to work well with a variety of scientists from different educational and demographic background, and grace under pressure are all essential.
Founded in 1820, Indiana University-Bloomington (IUB) is the flagship campus of Indiana University. Located in Bloomington, IN., IUB constantly strives to embody its mission to create, disseminate, preserve, and apply knowledge. It does so through its commitments to cutting-edge research, scholarship, arts, and creative activity; inspired and challenging undergraduate, graduate, professional, and lifelong educational programs; meaningful experiences outside the classroom; expansive global educational opportunities while fostering a culturally diverse campus environment; first-rate library and museum collections; and far-reaching economic development and impact in the state and region.
IUB is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. With over 35,000 undergraduate students and more than 11,000 students in graduate and professional programs, the campus has 16 degree-granting colleges and schools offering 300+ undergraduate majors, 300+ Master’s degrees, and 150+ doctoral and professional degree opportunities. Known for its Indiana limestone facades and green spaces throughout, IUB is widely considered one of the country’s most... beautiful college campuses. The School of Public Health-Bloomington (SPH-B) is located in the heart of the IUB campus and comprises five collaborative academic departments with over 200 faculty and staff, including one of the most diverse faculties of any school of public health in the nation, with 34.9% of current tenure-track/tenured faculty being underrepresented minorities. In 2022, IUB was honored with the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award.