Post Doctoral Fellow In Biostatistics
Posting Details Title Post Doctoral Fellow in Biostatistics
Specific Title Appointment Type Postdoctoral Fellow Department IUSM – Biostatistics Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis Position Summary
The Department of Biostatistics and Health Data Science is seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Fellow. The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will work with Dr. Pengyue Zhang on developing and implementing biomedical informatics and biostatistics methods and algorithms for analyzing and integrating data from multiple resources to enable discovery of new adverse drug events, drug-drug interactions, and repurposable drugs.
Dr. Pengyue Zhang conducts research in the field of biostatistics, biomedical informatics and data mining with special focus on detecting novel drug effect from large-scale health data. Dr. Zhang is co-leading a NIH funded R01 research project (https: // reporter.nih.gov/search/E4lzmVmQuk2qer4fANs3hQ/project- details/10185087), in which Dr. Zhang will develop a Bayesian approach for early adverse drug event detection. Dr. Zhang’s published work in Google Scholar: https: // scholar.google.com/citations?user=7oMLK0sAAAAJ&hl=en
The Indiana University School of Medicine https: // medicine.iu.edu/ is the largest medical school in the US and is annually ranked among the top medical schools in the US by US News & World Report. Please visit https: // medicine.iu.edu/biostatistics for additional information about the Department of Biostatistics and Data Science.
Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city in the State of Indiana. It is growing economically thanks to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences companies in the nation. Indianapolis has a sophisticated blend of charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure. The growing residential base is supported by rich amenities and quality of life the city possesses a variety of professional sports, arts venues and outdoor recreation areas. Residents of this dynamic city, and surrounding suburbs, enjoy leading educational systems and top ranked universities, paired with a diverse population. Indianapolis International Airport is a top ranked international airport, being named “Best Airport in North America” by Airports Council International for many years. For additional information on life in Indy: https: // faculty.medicine.iu.edu/relocation/
As the nation’s largest medical school, IUSM is committed to being an institution that not only reflects the diversity of the learners we teach and the patient populations we serve, but also pursues the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We desire candidates who enhance our representational diversity, as well as those whose work contributes to equitable and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUSM strives to take an anti-racist stance, regularly evaluating and updating its policies, procedures, and practices to confer equitable opportunities for contribution and advancement for all members of our community. We invite individuals who will join us in our mission to advance racial equity to transform health and wellbeing for all throughout the state of Indiana.
Doctorate or terminal degree required. The candidate should be highly motivated with a PhD in any of the following areas of biomedical informatics, bioinformatics, biostatistics, machine learning/AI, data science, mathematics, and/or related areas are encouraged to apply. The candidate is expected to be skilled in large-scale electronic health data analysis and computer programming (R and Python) with demonstrated publication records. The candidate should also demonstrate good communication skills and scientific writing capability.
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Additional Qualifications Special Instructions Priority Application Review Deadline Expected Start Date OAA # IUSM012522016