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2017-11-28 08:49 来源: 留学人才网整理 作者: liuxuehr

Post-doctoral Fellowship in Meta-analysis in Perinatology at McMaster University

Recent new research funds from a Canada Research Chair position and a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) grant have become available for a post-doctoral position at McMaster University in the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology /Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact (formerly Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics), to lead perinatal meta-analyses including advanced techniques in meta-analysis and network meta-analysis to improve the health of women and infants.

The successful candidate will be co-supervised in a vibrant, collaborative environment by Dr. Sarah McDonald, holder of the prestigious Canada Research Chair, is a perinatal clinical epidemiologist and high risk obstetrician and Dr. Joseph Beyene, an academic biostatistician who was Co-Convenor of the Cochrane Statistical Methods Group for 15 years.  Work will involve application of advanced meta-analytic methods including both conventional as well as network meta-analysis, examining both maternal and infant outcomes. Opportunities include collaborations with teams in other departments, centres, provinces and internationally.   McMaster University, home to the Cochrane Canada Centre and the GRADE approach, is a world-leader in Knowledge Synthesis.

We are seeking highly motivated applicants who have a Ph.D. in (Bio)Statistics, Clinical Epidemiology, or a very closely-related field. Applicants who hold an MD will not be able to be considered. A PhD is mandatory. The applicant should be enthusiastic and motivated. Experience in research in medicine, particularly in obstetrics, neonatology or perinatology would be an asset. Being able to work as part of a team as well as independently with direction are important skills.

The primary responsibilities of this position involve designing and carrying out cohort studies and complimentary meta-analyses and network meta-analyses in perinatology, analyzing data using statistical packages, such as R, SAS and WinBUGS/JAGS, co-authoring and submitting manuscripts. Other opportunities will include gaining experience with writing research grants and the supervision of students. The position will be tailored to the applicant’s career goals.

The appointment will be for 1-3 years dependent on the candidate’s goals, qualifications, fit and productivity. Salary is commensurate with qualifications. McMaster University is recognized and internationally ranked research and educational institution, and the Dept of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact is particularly renowned in meta-analysis, and has a vibrant series of rounds and other educational opportunities.

Interested applicants should send a complete application which consists of all the following 8 numbered components.  Applications that do not include all 8 of the numbered components will not be able to be considered.  

Within the body of the email, please include:

1) what website you saw this posting on and

2) the following table, completed with your information

Do you have a PhD? (write Yes or No; if you have an MD, indicate “No” below)

# of peer-reviewed English language publications on which you are

Amount (in currency and the #) of peer-reviewed funding you have received as

first author

senior (=last) author

co-author (except for senior/last)

Principle Investigator

Co- Investigator

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following attachments should be included, numbered and named as per the italic words:

3) CV (curriculum vitae), which includes a complete list of publications, grant funding, awards,

4) letter (expressing why you are interested in this position and what their career goals are),

5) transcripts (required for each degree, notarized and translated into English)

6) course descriptions and duration (for all statistical or epidemiological courses, including the number of hours),

7) publications (up to 3 key English ones, on which you have been either first author or a co-author),

8) references (the names, titles and contact information with both email and telephone #).

 in an email to:  obsres@mcmaster.ca entitled “PDF in perinatal advanced meta-analysis” in the Subject line to:

Dr. Sarah McDonald

Professor

Canada Research Chair

Departments of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Radiology, and Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Applications will continue to be processed until the position is filled. We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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