The Section of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, is seeking a well-trained clinician educator at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level. Geriatric clinical fellowship training is required. This position will be focused on the clinical care of older adults in a variety of settings and on geriatric education and training of medical students, residents, and fellows. This includes clinical care and education on the YNHH in-patient acute care for the elderly unit, inpatient and outpatient geriatric consult service, and in the expanding clinical programs throughout the Yale New Haven Health system. The candidate will also develop, implement, or participate in educational or curricular scholarship.
Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three external references. Apply online only at Interfolio.
Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.
Yale Program on Aging Biostatistics Core - Research Faculty Position
Research Track Expectations
- To independently propose biostatistical designs and analytical strategies for observational and interventional research at the Program on Aging.
- To carry out comprehensive statistical analyses for longitudinal observational studies, clinical trials, and basic research experiments, most often working on several studies simultaneously.
- To assist faculty and others with the formulation and description of appropriate statistical methods, sample size requirements, and best research methods as part of the grant preparation process.
- To assist investigators in the preparation of research grant applications by writing research methods sections pertaining to data collection, data verification, analysis, and interpretation.
- To articulate findings orally and in written reports to a diverse group of investigators from a variety of research backgrounds.
- To collaborate in writing manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals and in preparing reports that summarize the analysis of research data, interpret findings, draw conclusions, and make recommendations for future research.
- To present talks, lead seminar discussions, and make other presentations of the methodologies and analyses used at the Program on Aging at both local (Yale and surrounding region) as well as at national meetings such as the American Geriatric Society (national meeting in May) or the Gerontological Society of America (national meeting in November).
- To interact with internal contacts such as principal investigators, research project teams, clinicians, and data management staff to provide statistical input required in the design, conduct, and analysis of scientific research studies.
- To interact with external contacts such as subcontractors and research staff at other institutions to prepare grants, analyze data, interpret findings, and write and edit material for publication
Required Education and Experience
- A Ph.D. in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, or relevant field. It is strongly preferred that the candidate has at least three years of experience in the medical or biological sciences.
- Experience with epidemiologic studies or clinical trials, involving both categorical, count, and continuous outcomes, and experience in longitudinal modeling and methods for missing data.
Abilities and Skills:
- Candidates must be able to communicate well, both orally and in writing, and to work well with investigators having different clinical and epidemiologic backgrounds.
- Candidates must be able to work independently and creatively in developing testable hypotheses.
- Candidates must be able to set working priorities among various conflicting demands and work concurrently on several projects.
- Proficiency in SAS is preferred and the ability to use other statistical software (e.g., R, Stata, M-Plus, MATLAB, OpenBUGS) is highly valued.
- Competence in applying several methods among the following is expected, e.g., generalized linear models, survival models, mixed effect models, structural equation modelling, and Bayesian statistics.
- Competence in joint modeling, multistate models, latent class models, dyadic analysis, or growth mixture models, is desirable.
- Competence in the design of experiments, psychometrics, and instrument development is also desirable.
- Candidate must be open to learning new analytical approaches, software, and to presenting information to the Yale Program on Aging and to sponsoring investigators.
Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans and members of minority groups.
Yale Program on Aging Data Management and Informatics Core - Programmer/Analyst II
Primary responsibilities will include:
- Support ongoing research studies through directing data management activities including study monitoring and reporting.
- Design and program software, REDCap External Modules, in an integrated, GitHub-based developer environment.
- Design systems for research studies including workflow support systems, oversee testing and implementation, train staff, and provide documentation.
Yale Program on Aging Data Management and Informatics Core - Programmer/Analyst III
Primary responsibilities will include:
- Write detailed SAS or R programs for generation of analysis datasets, prepare data summaries and analysis for Investigators, integrate administrative datasets with study-generated data.
- Manage external administrative data resources such as NHATS and CMS.
- Collaborate with data and biostatistics teams to evaluate proposed research plans