Essential Functions: National Institutes of Health/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NIH/NICHD) in partnership with Wayne State University; Detroit, Michigan, conducts clinical and translational research in obstetrics and perinatal medicine. Wayne State University is seeking an Epidemiologist to support the activities of this internationally renowned research institute. The Perinatology Research Branch has made pioneering contributions to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of complications of pregnancy, as well as the understanding of the mechanisms of disease. Wayne State University and the Perinatology Research Branch offer an exceptional opportunity for academic growth for individuals committed to the pursuit of excellence.
Qualifications: MD, PhD, or MD/PhD with training in perinatal epidemiologyIf MD degree, valid Michigan medical license is required5 years of experience in the field Expertise in the field demonstrated by post-Doctoral training, peer-reviewed original publications, and review articlesExperience with the design, analysis, interpretation and reporting of observational studies (including cohort studies, case-control studies, and case-cohort studies)Working knowledge of the design, execution, analysis, and reporting of studies to identify biomarkers Experience with the analysis of longitudinal studies, preferably during pregnancy, and statistical techniques such as linear mixed-effects models, generalized estimating equations, and other tools used in the analysis of serial observationsEvidence of academic productivity as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publicationsAbility to recruit talented individuals and assemble a team able to work in collaboration with clinicians and scientists in the generation of hypotheses, analysis of data, and dissemination of results in the form of original publications in peer-reviewed journalsStrong interpersonal and communication skills that will allow teaching of a course in perinatal epidemiology, journal club presentations, peer review and the drafting of manuscripts Proficiency with SAS, SPSS, and R softwareKnowledge and skills required for providing oversight to a data coordinating unit, including data collection, quality control, generation of data dictionaries, integration of data across different domains (i.e. demographic, clinical, birth certificates, laboratory results, and imaging)Track record demonstrating efficient time management and project management skills, within a set budget without cost over-runsAbility to work as part of a diverse, interdisciplinary research teamAssist in the preparation of complex documents and reports for peer review, many of which require the visual display of dataRank commensurate with credentials.
Internal Number: 76_206341
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.