Emory Healthcare/Emory University Post Doctoral Fellow - Biostatistics in Atlanta, Georgia
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Duties & Responsibilities: The fellow will develop cutting-edge statistical methods for analyzing heterogeneous data modalities including newly emerging curve/image (functional) data and high-dimensional vector data under the guidance of Dr. Amita Manatunga .The fellow will participate in research activities such as development of statistical methodology, associated theory, computational tools, algorithm for the analysis and interpretation of data .
Analyze images, functional data and a large number of variables. . Specific examples of methodological research include but not limited to:
Integrative analysis of heterogeneous data modalities (including functional and high-dimensional vector data) for accurate prediction of disease risk
Development of efficient clustering algorithms for images adjusting for their metadata
Non- and semi-parametric modelling of longitudinal image data
Reproducibility (agreement) studies on multiple heterogeneous images collected from different anatomic regions
Publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at scientific meetings are expected and encouraged.
Position Qualifications: Candidates must hold a PhD, or equivalent, in statistics/biostatistics or relevant areas. Desired skills include proficiency in statistical computing (with R, C, Matlab, or Python), and expertise in some of the following areas. (1) functional data analysis; (2) high-dimensional data analysis; (3) predictive modeling; and (4) machine learning.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.
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Job Number 67884
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Public Health
Department SPH: Biostatistics
Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable
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