Rocky Mountain MIRECC Advanced Research Fellowship in Suicide Prevention: Big Data Science Program - MIRECC / CoE
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Rocky Mountain MIRECC Advanced Research Fellowship in Suicide Prevention: Big Data Science Program

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Advanced Research Fellowship in Suicide Prevention: Big Data Science Program (Colorado)

Denver/Aurora, Colorado (Non-Accredited)

Please Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply before May 31st but additional applications may be reviewed on a rolling basis until positions are filled.

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Fellow may focus their research and career development in these core areas:

  • Public Health Suicide Prevention
  • Epidemiology
  • 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 patient data sets that contribute to suicide prevention research.

Primary mentorship will be provided by Lisa Brenner, Ph.D., or Claire Hoffmire, Ph.D., depending on fit. To learn more about Dr. Brenner and Dr. Hoffmire visit the Research Staff Page. To learn more about Dr. Hoffmire's ASPIRE Lab please visit: ASPIRE Lab website.

Location: Denver, Colorado or remote for qualified applicants.

For a more comprehensive look at our program please review our Training Manual.

Start date: To be determined - negotiated with qualified applicants.

Deadline: Applicants are encouraged to apply before May 31st but additional applications may be reviewed on a rolling basis until positions are filled.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 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.

Application Materials

  • 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: Edgar.Villarreal@va.gov

  

Last Updated 28 April 2022

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Colorado

Rocky Mountain Regional VAMC (RMR VAMC)
1700 N Wheeling St, G-3-116M
Aurora, CO 80045
720-723-6493
RockyMountainMIRECC@va.gov

Utah

VA Salt Lake City Health Care System
500 Foothill DR
Salt Lake City, UT 84148
801-582-1565 x2821