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To apply please submit CV, names of references, and inquiries to Dr. Nancy Fleischer at Please include Application for postdoctoral research fellow position in the subject line.


Nancy Fleischer

Department of Epidemiology

School of Public Health

University of Michigan

1415 Washington Heights

Ann Arbor, MI 48109


Collaborate in a multidisciplinary environment on the design, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of epidemiologic research.

Design studies of epidemiologic data, including conceptual models and analytic plans.

Conduct statistical analyses to answer epidemiologic research questions.

Prepare written and oral presentations of epidemiologic research through writing research articles and .

Participate in, and present at, local and national meetings and conferences

Assist with project organization.

Required Qualifications*

A doctoral degree in epidemiology, health behavior, health policy, statistics, health economics, or a related field, with strong quantitative skills. A track record of peer-reviewed publication of scholarly work related to PhD thesis, or in process, is required.

Individual must be highly sensitive to human subjects and confidential data. Must be capable of a high level of independent work and have the demonstrated ability to manage large research projects. Strong proficiency in Stata (preferred), SAS, and/or R, and demonstrated aptitude for learning new software.  Working knowledge of MS Office, including Excel and Access.  Solid knowledge of research principles, and commitment to responsible conduct of research and ethics. Strong communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to convey technical information to a multidisciplinary team. Must possess a strong organizational skill-set with an emphasis on attention to detail and accuracy.   Ability to prioritize and organize multiple projects simultaneously.

Desired Qualifications*

It is strongly desirable for the applicant to have experience conducting statistical analyses using complex survey data, and multilevel and longitudinal data structures. It is also desirable for the applicant to have interest and expertise in the field of tobacco control or other related substance abuse disorders.

Additional Information

The Research Fellow position is appointed in one-year increments with renewal possible depending on performance/productivity and the availability of funding.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.