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Reference : UMR5309-VALSIR-001
Workplace : LA TRONCHE
Date of publication : Thursday, November 19, 2020
Type of Contract : FTC Scientist
Contract Period : 18 months
Expected date of employment : 1 January 2021
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : 2 648 € to 3768 € gross monthly according to experience
Desired level of education : PhD
Experience required : Indifferent
The team of Environmental Epidemiology applied to Reproduction and Respiratory Health is willing to welcome a postdoctoral researcher to conduct a project related to the association between early-life exposure to endocrine disruptors (phenols, phthalates and perfluorinated compounds), DNA methylation and respiratory health in children.
-To identify, in the multiple databases of the SEPAGES study, the data necessary for the realization of its research project and to prepare the database for analysis; This work will be done in collaboration with the cohort database manager.
-Update the literature review on exposure to endocrine disruptors and respiratory health and on the biological mechanisms suspected to be involved in this association.
-Monitor the literature on statistical methods adapted for multi-pollutant association studies.
-Develop a statistical analysis protocol to investigate the research question
-Conduct statistical analysis and prepare reports of results
-Publication of one or more individual and/or collective articles on the data analyses carried out.
We seek a highly motivated, team-oriented individual with good organizational and interpersonal skills to tackle challenges of multiple exposures in environmental epidemiology.
• PhD in epidemiology or (bio)statistics
• Experience in managing and analyzing high dimensional data
• A firm ground in statistics
• Knowledge in epigenetics or in the omic field will be appreciated
The applicant will be working on the SEPAGES couple-child cohort within a dynamic multidisciplinary
environment. The team of Environmental Epidemiology applied to Reproduction and
Respiratory Health is part of the Institute for Advanced Biosciences, an Inserm-CNRS-Grenoble
University multidisciplinary research center in the field of biosciences.
Grenoble, the capital of the French Alps, is the second French research pole by its number of researchers; it is ideally situated within the Alps, at three hours from Paris by train, two hours from Geneva and one hour from Lyon Saint-Exupéry international airport.
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