A fully funded postdoctoral position is available immediately in the Health Disparities Research Section of the Laboratory of Epidemiology and Population Sciences, at the National Institute on Aging (NIA) in Baltimore, MD (https://www.nia.nih.gov/research/labs/leps/health-disparities-research-section). Research in the laboratory examines the biologic basis of age associated health disparities using a translational approach spanning from clinical research to the bench in a targeted epidemiologic study, The Healthy Aging in Neighborhoods of Diversity across the Life Span (HANDLS) study (https://handls.nih.gov/). The HANDLS study is an ongoing population based longitudinal study with a wealth of data. This position works on the genetic domain of HANDLS using skills in computational biology and statistical genetics, to examine the gene X environment interactions, epigenomic effects, and gene expression changes relevant to understanding aging and health disparities to provide insight into how these interactions result in disproportionate rates of age-related disease and disability.
*The Following Qualifications Are Required
*Candidates must have less than 5 years of postdoctoral experience, a Ph.D. (or M.D.) degree in Population Genetics, Epidemiology, Computational Biology or related fields.
Salary commensurate with research experience, according to the NIH intramural pay scale. Interested applicants should attach a curriculum vitae, a brief description of their research interests. If selected, candidates will provide 3 letters of reference.
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Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $43,000.00 to $53,000.00 /year