Research Associate - The Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences


The Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has a Research Associate position available. Successful candidates will have at least 3 years’ experience overseeing and coordinating research activities and a terminal masters or Ph.D degree in Genetics, Genomics, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, genetic counseling, MPH, or other relevant field.

The responsibilities of this position include developing study designs, organizing and leading national and international consortium efforts, documenting discussions, recording and reporting progress, executing approved studies, writing reports, and interacting regularly with collaborating scientists and program officers of funding agencies. The candidate will work closely with the principal investigator, laboratory members, and other individuals in the department, the School of Medicine, and numerous individuals at other institutions both nationally and internationally.

The candidate should have the following skills 1) Develop and oversee approved study designs and projects for collaborative projects involving genetics, genomics, and bioinformatics of large-scale studies of Alzheimer disease, age-related macular degeneration involving genotypic, DNA and RNA sequence, and detailed phenotypic data. 2) Develop and manage reports of discussions with consortia, write progress reports, manage, edit, and write research reports. 3) Interact with consortia leaders and program officers at other institutions and funding agencies.

Qualified applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interests, and arrange for at least three letters of reference to Dr. Jonathan Haines at


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