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Job Title: Post Doctoral Research Associate, Epidemiology of Aging
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Organization: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health
Posted: 10/9/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Academic Institutions
Number of Openings: 2
Location: Madison,  WI    USA
Compensation: Follows NIH NRSA standard payscale based on experience
Position Description: The EpiSense Research Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is recruiting for 2 postdoctoral positions. The main interest of the EpiSense program lies at the interface of cognitive, sensory and vascular aging in order to identify common risk factors for these conditions of aging and pathways for prevention. The EpiSense Program has conducted two large longitudinal cohort studies with follow-up visits every five years and 10 or 20 years of follow-up. Data include cognitive test batteries; vision, hearing, olfaction and taste measures; blood pressure, carotid artery IMT and pulse wave velocity measures; and biomarkers. The candidate will be part of a team that includes the principal investigator, epidemiologists and statisticians. Specific duties will include analyzing data and writing manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals and additional duties as requested by the principal investigator. Each post doc will have the opportunity to first author 2-3 papers per year and submit abstracts to appropriate conferences. The candidate must be able to work collaboratively and independently and have excellent communication skills.

Qualifications: PhD in Epidemiology or related field. Experience in aging or chronic disease epidemiology beneficial but not required.

Organization Description:

Closing Date: 1/9/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Karen Cruickshanks,  Post Doctoral Research Associate, Epidemiology of Aging
Contact Location: 610 Walnut Street, Rm 1038 WARF

Madison   WI  53726
Contact Location: 610 Walnut Street, Rm 1038 WARF
  Madison   WI  53726
Contact Phone: 608-262-4032 
Contact Fax: 608-265-2148
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How to Apply: Send CV, cover letter and the names and contact information for 3 references to Dr. Karen J. Cruickshanks at

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