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Position Available


Location: Charleston, SC
Employer: Medical University of South Carolina Department of Public Health Science

Research Associate Molecular Epidemiology

Minimum Requirements:  
Contact Name: Linda Kelemen, ScD, Associate Professor
Contact Phone:  
Contact Email / Web:
Posted: 6/26/2016
EpiMonitor ID: 2016-2105

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  • The primary focus will be to investigate the epidemiology of gynecological cancers utilizing various population-based and online data resources.
  • The successful candidate will take the lead on coordinating, analyzing and publishing results from large consortia of ovarian cancer studies consisting of epidemiologic, genetic, clinical and tumor (biomarker) data.
  • The candidate will receive mentored training, guidance in seeking research funding and writing grant proposals, travel support to present research at cancer conferences and encouraged engagement in educational activities fostering independence and leadership.
  • Previous experience working with genetic data is an asset.
  • Full-time appointment is at the level of Research Associate with a competitive salary and benefits package.

Applicants Must:

  • Be a recent graduate from a doctoral program in epidemiology, biostatistics, public health or related health sciences discipline.
  • Be US citizens or permanent residents.
  • Have strong quantitative and programming skills for the application of appropriate statistical methods to epidemiologic data.
  • Be proficient in English (verbal and written).

Application: To apply, please visit the MUSC Job Site: or contact Linda Kelemen, ScD, Associate Professor ( with questions. Please submit a CV, cover letter describing research interests and experience, and names of three references.

Deadline: Review of applications will be ongoing until the position is filled.

Founded in 1824 as the first school of medicine in the southeastern U.S., the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is now the core of the state’s largest medical complex and the largest employer in the metropolitan Charleston area with nearly 13,000 employees. The Charleston peninsula is known for its rich history and well-preserved architecture, and is home to a booming tech start-up economy and a thriving arts and restaurant scene. Charleston enjoys a temperate climate and access to 200 miles of beautiful beaches and outdoor activities year-round.




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