2019-2020 CDHA Post Doctoral Research Associates Announcement
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, Hyunseung Kang, and several other UW-Madison faculty on multiyear research projects funded by the National Institute on Aging. Appointments can start as early as August 2019, but start dates through January 2020 are possible. For more information about the positions, go to Post-DocPositionCDHA060919
CDHA Postdoctorial Fellowship 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 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. The start date for the position is September 1, 2019 (earlier start dates are possible). The full position description can be found at Post-DocPositionCDHA 09-01-2019
Initiative in Social Genomics Cluster Faculty Positions
The Initiative in Social Genomics is one of six successful proposals for Cluster Hires at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The aim is for UW to become home to the largest and most innovative group of researchers pursuing topics in Social Genomics in the world, and to expand research into the impact of Genomics in a wide range of areas.
As part of the new Cluster Hiring Initiative in Social Genomics, an interdisciplinary group of scholars is seeking to hire three new tenure-track faculty members, all with appointments in relevant home departments, with expertise and interests in Social Genomics, defined as a field of research that integrates theories, data, and methods across the social, health, and genetic sciences.