Postdoctoral Fellow

Updated: 29 days ago
Location: New Brunswick, NEW JERSEY
Deadline: ;

Position Details

Recruitment/Posting Title Postdoctoral Fellow
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research Support (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)
Department SPH-Biostatistics

New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and six centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, clinical and translational research, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.

Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.

Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state including New Brunswick, Piscataway, Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Blackwood, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.

Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology within the School of Public Health. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the Postdoctoral Fellow will work on the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC’s) funded New Jersey State Biomonitoring Program (NJSBM). The Postdoctoral Fellow will conduct the research activities for three biomonitoring projects developed for the NJSBM, including NJ population study, NJ prenatal exposure study for toxic metals, and exposure to environmental toxic chemicals through dry blood spot investigation and autism health effects.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Performs data management, conducts data analysis, maintains the NJSBM website and assists in NJHANES field work (e.g., subject
    recruitment, questionnaire survey, collection of specimens from participating homes, and coordination).
  • Supports biomonitoring project activities, such as community outreach, education, report and article preparation, and presentation at scientific conferences.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Day
FLSA Exempt
Grade 99S
Position Salary $55,420
Annual Minimum Salary
Annual Mid Range Salary
Annual Maximum Salary
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description Non-Union
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at:

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility None

Minimum Education and Experience
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Doctorate degree in Epidemiology, Exposure Science, Public Health, Environmental Health or other related science disciplines.
  • Minimum of two years experience in collecting health/exposure data, and assessing health effects from environmental exposures.
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge and skills of statistical data analysis and data management.
  • Adequate writing skills for scientific and technical reports and articles.
  • Must have excellent communication skills.
  • Timely, consistent, motivated individual and team player.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge and skills of subject recruitment, questionnaire survey, results dissemination and community outreach.
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
  • Lift or exert force up to 25 pounds.
Special Conditions

Posting Number 21ST1060
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Piscataway (RBHS)
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