Employment/Post Doc Opportunities

Post Doctoral Research Associates

The Center for Demography of Health and Aging (CDHA) at the University of Wisconsin- Madison invites applications for multiple postdoctoral research associate positions with research interests in one or more of the following areas:

(1) applying advanced demographic and econometric methods to understand the importance of place of birth on later life health and mortality

(2) applying demographic methods to understand Alzheimer’s Disease processes

(3) applying biodemographic/genetic methods to Alzheimer’s Disease and other Aging processes

The new postdocs will work in collaboration with Jason Fletcher, Alberto Palloni, Michal Engelman, Qiongshi Lu, and several other UW-Madison faculty on multi-year research projects funded by the National Institute on Aging. Appointments can start as early as September 2020, but start dates through June 2021 are possible. Full details in the flyer here.

CDHA Postdoctoral Fellow Announcement

Promoting Diversity in Health-Related Research
The Center for Demography of Health and Aging (CDHA) at the University of Wisconsin- Madison invites PhD candidates to propose collaborations to submit Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research to NIH to extend grants by our faculty affiliates and extend the reach of CDHA themes.

Eligibility: researchers from (1) underrepresented racial/ethnic groups or (2) with disabilities or (3) from disadvantaged backgrounds (Details here: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-20-166.html)

For full information about this posting, view the flyer.

CDHA Initiative in Social Genomics Postdoctoral Fellow Announcement

The Center for Demography of Health and Aging (CDHA) and the Initiative on Social Genomics at the University of Wisconsin- Madison invites applications for a postdoctoral research associate with research interests in biodemography / social science genetics / social genomics. The new postdoc will work in collaboration with Jason Fletcher, Lauren Schmitz, Qiongshi Lu, Philipp Koellinger, Sam Trejo, and several other UW-Madison faculty on research projects that leverage the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study, National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health, Health and Retirement Study, UK Biobank, and others to pursue cutting edge gene-environment interaction analysis on important health and socioeconomic outcomes. Funding for the position is by the National Institute on Aging and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education at UW. The appointment can start as early as September 1, 2020 but later start dates are possible.

For full details, view the flyer.