A postdoctoral position is available in the research group led by Dr. Kevin Winthrop within the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health. Research in this group evaluates infectious diseases, in individual patients and the population as a whole. The postdoctoral scholar directly supports projects focused specifically on two rare diseases that predominantly affect the lungs \u2013 chronic nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) disease, and bronchiectasis, an inflammatory airway disease. This position will examine risk and protective factors related to treatment and outcomes of these two diseases. Duration is expected to be two years.
Design epidemiology research evaluating infectious diseases, including the development of unique protocols, statistical analysis plans, and other SOPs. Conduct epidemiological research from start of the project through completion and publication.
Incorporate existing and novel quantitative analyses and epidemiologic approaches for evaluating data on NTM disease, bronchiectasis disease, and treatment outcomes.
Publish and present results in top-level journals and international conferences.
Create research documentation for manuals of procedures for all implemented procedures to be used internally and for grant applications.
Provide direction and guidance to master-level and PhD students, as needed
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