Postdoctoral Research Scientist

  • Columbia University, Environmental Health Sciences Department
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Oct 20, 2021
Full time Environmental Studies Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology Postdoctoral Positions Sciences and Technology: other

Job Description


The Department of Environmental Health Sciences at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health seeks for a postdoctoral research scientist to conduct work related to climate epidemiology, including air pollution exposures, wildfires, power outages, and hurricanes, as well as environmental justice.

Many job duties require the use of R Statistical Software, prior experience is required.

-Clean datasets

-Link spatial datasets over time

-Conduct descriptive analyses of spatial data

-Produce publication-quality figures

-Conduct statistical analyses under supervision of mentors

-Use GitHub for version control and to promote reproducibility

-Complete literature searches and assist in manuscript writing

-Attend group meetings

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran


Preferred and Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

PhD in Environmental Health Sciences, Geography, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Demography, or related field. Candidates applying for this position must have or be near completion of a doctoral degree in Environmental Health Sciences, Geography, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Demography, Computer Science or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Persons with a strong background and interest in spatial statistics, survival analyses, air pollution epidemiology, and causal inference are encouraged to apply.  Experience in the programming language R is required.

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