Postdoctoral Position: Developmental Origins of Asthma and Allergic Disease, Center for Asthma Research
Medicine, Center for Asthma Research
A postdoctoral position is available in the Center for Asthma Research at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in the area of developmental origins of childhood asthma and allergies.
The successful applicant will join a highly multidisciplinary research team led by Tina Hartert, MD, MPH, Professor and Director, Center for Asthma Research, and Assistant Vice President for Translational Science at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Hartert is the principal investigator of one of the largest set of cohorts assembled to study asthma and allergic disease development, the resources of which will be available for post-doctoral fellow research projects.
We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a doctoral degree (PhD, MD/PhD or equivalent) in a relevant area (biostatistics, epidemiology, bioinformatics, health sciences, pediatrics, developmental biology, etc.). Strong communication and analytical skills are required, including experience using statistical analysis tools (e.g., SAS or R). Experience manipulating and analyzing large complex databases is desired, and experience with complex data (genetic, metabolomics, microbiome or other ‘omics’) would be an asset. Having a proactive and flexible demeanor with an ability to effectively work in a team environment is important.
Vanderbilt University is one of America’s premier private universities and ranked Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For," and Nashville, Tennessee is among Business Week’s top 15 “America’s Best Cities”. Vanderbilt University support and infrastructure for post-doctoral fellows is unparalleled, and our post-doctoral fellows go on to have highly successful careers. Dr. Hartert has a long history of successful mentoring and has received numerous awards for mentoring of post-doctoral fellows.
Interested applicants should submit their CV and a brief statement of research interests and accomplishments by email to:
Tina Hartert, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2525 West End Avenue, Suite 450, Nashville, TN 37203