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Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology


A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology at the Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Informatics (DBEI) at University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. The postdoctoral fellow will primarily study the role of preconception lifestyle factors such as dietary factors, sleep, physical activity, and weight loss on pregnancy outcomes, utilizing causal inference methods for observational data. Candidates with experience working with dietary data, claims data, complex survey design data such as NHANES, and/or causal inference and target trial approaches will be ideal. The candidate will embark on all activities of epidemiologic research with the goal of fostering a future as an independent leader in the field. The candidate will join the collaborative Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology research team of Drs. Enrique Schisterman, Sunni Mumford, Stefanie Hinkle, and Ellen Caniglia and will interact with other faculty at DBEI, Perelman School of Medicine. Applicants with related experience are encouraged to apply even if they do not have prior experience in reproductive or perinatal epidemiology. The candidate must have a doctoral degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Nutrition, Public Health, or a related field. Excellent writing and analytic skills are needed for this position. The candidate should send a cover letter, research statement, and CV for review to Mae Phelps ( Ideal start date is Summer 2024.

The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. Historically marginalized and underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

Location: Philadelphia,
Job Type: Full-time


Contact: Stefanie N Hinkle
Phone: 2157464218

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