Postdoctoral Fellow- Institute of Public and Preventative Health

Augusta University

Augusta, GA

Job posting number: #7225507 (Ref:ej-5083203)

Posted: March 6, 2024

Job Description

Postdoctoral Fellow- Institute of Public and Preventative Health

Job ID: 269274
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.


Augusta University- Our Health Sciences Campus: 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

College/Department Information

We strive to research behavioral and lifestyle interventions for health promotion. Our faculty have many expertise which include injury prevention studies, obesity prevention, statistical modeling and many more. Our mission in whole is to improve health and prevent illnesses. As the Institute of Public and Preventative Health we achieve our mission through research, service, leadership, and training. Our vision includes health behavior screening and education, community health update for public and private stakeholders, public and preventative health seminar series, and development of new public health research projects.

Job Summary

The postdoctoral fellow will be expected to work on developing methodologies and software packages in machine learning, computational statistics and bioinformatics and publishing in reputable journals in those fields. Based on personal research interests, the candidate will also have the opportunity to work on real-world data analysis related to bioinformatics, Alzheimer's disease, cancers, and cardiovascular diseases, and publish in biomedical journals.


The duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop methodologies and software packages in machine learning, computational statistics, and bioinformatics under the guidance of the supervisor.
  • Perform statistical modeling and data analysis under the guidance of the supervisor.
  • Compose articles for publication in scientific journals; review articles prepared by others.
  • Presents findings at scientific meetings locally, nationally, and internationally. Perform other duties as assigned.

Perform all other job-related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. or equivalent degree from an accredited college or university

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Ability to maintain confidentiality; Detail-oriented; Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills; Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases; Frequent contact with principal investigator to discuss results and to plan projects; Daily contact with faculty and other research staff, technologies, and technicians in core facilities and other laboratories to coordinate projects and conduct research; All AU, AU Medical Center, and AU Medical Associates positions are responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service as a part of their job.


**This position is 100% grant-funded**

Shift: Days; Monday - Friday (work outside of the normal business hours will likely be required of an employee in an exempt level position)

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position
Recruitment Period: Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University/ AU Health is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

Consider applying with us today! Search Job Opening ID: 269274.

Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university.

Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee.

If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365.

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Job posting number:#7225507 (Ref:ej-5083203)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Augusta University
United States
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