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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Post Doctoral Fellow - Division of Cardiology/Sibley Heart Center in Atlanta, Georgia

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Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Emory School of Medicine-Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology/Sibley Heart Center

The Pediatric Heart Disease Data Registry Core and research team at Emory University School of Medicine led by Dr. Lazaros Kochilas are seeking a full-time postdoctoral fellow for a 2-year appointment with the potential for exntension starting fall of 2020. The Pediatric Heart Diseases Data Registry Core provides access to rich registry data from surgical, catheter-based and electrophysiologic studies and interventions for multiple pediatric heart diseases (

We search for a postdoctoral trainee with PhD in Epidemiology, Clinical Research, Public health or related fields for advanced training focused chronic health issues and quality of life related to the field of Congenital Heart Diseases (CHD). The trainee will get unique experience from the work on a large clinical dataset and linage with relevant national registries. The successful candidate will apply advanced statistical methods to analyze, develop and implement strategies to design studies, manage, and evaluate large, case control studies within large multicenter clinical registries. The postdoctoral trainee will execute study protocols and procedures to ensure accurate and consistent collection of data, provide data analysis and interpretation and is expected to lead or contribute to grant proposals, protocols, reports, manuscripts, and presentation of study findings.

Our group has received a Department of Defense grant to look at long-term outcomes after surgical repair of Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) and we are seeking a postdoctoral fellow to join our study team. Responsibilities will include data collection, generation of reports, statistical analysis and drafting of manuscripts. The study has multiple sub-studies included within it with exciting opportunities for first authorship on manuscripts, presentation of findings at conferences, and national collaborations to advance the career of the individual in this field. Learning opportunities include gaining skills in large dataset cleaning/management, grant/research strategy writing experience and presentation of findings (abstract, manuscript, etc.) preparation.

Candidates must have a PhD in a related field; epidemiology preferred. Candidates should be able to use SAS and/or R, have proficiency in Microsoft office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.), and have great communication and organizational skills. prefer someone with cardiology knowledge, and Experience with project management and cardiology-specific knowledge are desired but not required. Position will provide salary consistent with level of appointment.

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.


Data Analyst,Statistical Analyst,Public Health Analyst,Research Analyst,epidemiology, epidemiologist, biostatistics, biostatistician, post-doctoral fellow, postdoc fellow, congenital heart disease, pediatric cardiology, cardiology, pediatrics.

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Job Number 57505

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Peds: Children's Hrt Ctr

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

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