MIRECC / CoE
Rocky Mountain MIRECC Advanced Research Fellowship in Suicide Prevention: Big Data Science Program
Advanced Research Fellowship in Suicide Prevention: Big Data Science Program (Colorado)
Denver/Aurora, Colorado (Non-Accredited)
The Advanced Research Fellowship in Suicide Prevention: Big Data Science Program is currently accepting applications. Candidates are encouraged to apply and additional applications may be reviewed on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.
Fellow may focus their research and career development in these core areas:
- Public Health Suicide Prevention
- Health Services Research
- Traumatic Brain Injury
Seeking applicants for a two-year, non-clinical, postdoctoral position that combines individualized, mentored research, and training of data scientists and researchers in the high priority area of Veteran suicide risk and prevention. Big Data Fellows will learn to manage, design, and analyze large-scale, multiple element biological and/or non-biological patient data sets that contribute to suicide prevention research.
Primary mentorship will be provided by Lisa Brenner, Ph.D., or Claire Hoffmire, Ph.D., or Andrew Hoisington, Ph.D, P.E., depending on fit. To learn more about our training faculty please visit the Research Staff Page. Follow the links to learn more about Dr. Hoffmire's ASPIRE Lab or Dr. Hoisington’s Military & Veteran Microbiome Consortium.
Location: Denver, Colorado or remote for qualified applicants.
For a more comprehensive look at our program please review our Training Manual [PDF opens in new tab/window].
Start date: To be determined - negotiated with qualified applicants.
Deadline: Applicants are encouraged to apply and additional applications may be reviewed on a rolling basis until positions are filled.
- US Citizenship
- Applicants must hold a doctorate degree (Ph.D. or equivalent degree in epidemiology, health services research, public health science, or a closely related field preferred) at the start of the fellowship.
- 1-2-page cover letter describing research interests and professional accomplishments
- Curriculum Vitae
- 2 letters of recommendation, with at least 1 being from someone familiar with applicant’s research work
- 3 references with contact information (can include the two letter writers)
- Writing sample (preferably published work)
Applications from Veterans, women, racial and ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged.
Please send Application Materials or direct questions to:
Director of Education & Training: Lisa.Brenner@va.gov
Last Updated 1 December 2022
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