Research Scientist V, Grade 31
Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. - New York, NY

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DESCRIPTION

We are looking to hire 2 individuals for this posting.

The Departments of Psychiatry and Biostatistics at Columbia University, and the New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI), are recruiting one or more biostatistics faculty members.
The appointee will hold an inter-disciplinary faculty appointment in the Departments of Psychiatry and Biostatistics at Columbia University, and will be a member of the Division of Biostatistics in Psychiatry and NYSPI.

DUTIES

The appointee will perform the following functions: provide biostatistical support for collaborations with investigators in the Columbia Psychiatry Department and NYSPI (http://columbiapsychiatry.org/);
conduct research and seek grant funding in biostatistical methods relevant to applications in psychiatry;
provide services in teaching, training and mentoring functions;
and provide services in administrative committees.

QUALIFICATIONS

Eligible candidates must have the following qualifications: a doctoral degree in biostatistics, statistics, or a related discipline;
a record of independent and collaborative research; excellent written and verbal communication skills;
and an interest in developing and applying statistical methods to important problems in psychiatric research.
It is desirable but not required for the candidate to have expertise in one or more of the following areas: clinical trials including adaptive designs, survival analysis, latent variable modeling, causal modeling, high-dimensional data analysis and statistical genetics.

The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent benefits package, AA/EEO Employer.

Applications will only be accepted through website at: http://corporate.rfmh.org then click on Employment Opportunities. Applications will be accepted only during the posting dates as listed at the top of the job announcement.

The appointee will perform the following functions: provide biostatistical support for collaborations with investigators in the Columbia Psychiatry Department and NYSPI (http://columbiapsychiatry.org/);
conduct research and seek grant funding in biostatistical methods relevant to applications in psychiatry;
provide services in teaching, training and mentoring functions;
and provide services in administrative committees.