Post-Doctoral Position Announcement Applied General Latent Variable Methods in Aging Research
Description: Two-year postdoctoral fellowships are available for the "Translational Research in Aging Program" at Harvard Medical School and affiliated institutions, starting July 1, 2007. Support is provided through an NIA-funded National Research Service Award Program, and includes salary, mentored research activities, tuition support, and seminars. Trainees may also apply for educational loan forgiveness.
This announcement seeks applicants interested in post-doctoral training in Applied General Latent Variable Methods in Aging Research. Methods of emphasis may include one of factor analysis, item response theory, path analysis, latent growth modeling, discrete time survival analysis, latent class and profile mixture models. Trainees will pursue a independent research topic within the field of aging research broadly and that is suitably addressed using a general latent variable modeling approach. The substantive focus of the research group is cognitive aging and mental health and aging. Training and supervision will be provided by Rich Jones, Sc.D. at the Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research.
To Apply: Contact Rich Jones (firstname.lastname@example.org) as soon as possible to discuss qualifications, objectives, and potential fit.
A letter of intent and CV is due to the program committee December 15, 2006.
The full application deadline is January 30, 2007.
For more information, please contact: Richard N. Jones, Sc.D., Associate Director, Social and Health Policy Research, Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02131-1097; tel: 617-363-8493; fax: 617-363-8936; email: email@example.com.
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