The Schools of Biomedical Informatics and Public Health at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston announces a post-doctoral position at the University of Texas at Houston, focusing on data integration/management, big data science, HIV phylogenetic analysis, and social network methodology applied to health behavioral research including HIV prevention research, HIV molecular epidemiology.
The position is under the direct supervision of Cui Tao, PhD and Kayo Fujimoto, PhD and in collaboration with other faculty focusing on various substantive areas (https://sbmi.uth.edu/faculty-and-staff/, https://sph.uth.edu/faculty/) to support a skilled computer scientists, informaticians, biologists, and social scientist interested in developing a career in data sciences applied to HIV epidemiology and other health behavioral and prevention research. The position includes opportunities for population-level surveillance data management, developing machine learning and/or statistical methods to analyze sequence/network data, grant writing, and developing an independent area of research. The position will focus on managing various sources of surveillance and network data, conducting phylogenetic, statistical, and social network analyses, and publishing empirical papers from ongoing studies in the United States.
Requirements for this position include having completed a doctoral degree preferably from Computer Science, Statistics, biomedical informatics, Engineering, Economics, Sociology, Political Science, or other social science disciplines, demonstrated strong quantitative analytic skills including programming skills, evidence of published scientific articles, and a strong interest in publishing research article related to biomedical informatics and computer sciences, as well as its application to health behavioral or HIV research. This position offers a competitive stipend/salary, benefits, office space, access to internal sources of pilot project support, travel support to research conferences. Interested researchers should email a current CV, 2 representative papers/publications, and names of at least two references to Cui Tao (Cui.Tao@uth.tmc.edu) or Kayo Fujimoto, (firstname.lastname@example.org), University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.