September 18, 2018
The Methodology Center is seeking another methodologist to join our collaborative team. This is a research faculty position, open to candidates at the assistant or associate level. Candidates must have strong statistical programming skills, experience analyzing large, complex data sets, and familiarity with modern methods for handling and analyzing longitudinal data. Experience with mixture models, time-varying coefficient models, intensive longitudinal data, high-dimensional data, experimental design, and/or decision analysis is preferred.
The Methodology Center, located in Penn State's College of Health and Human Development, serves as a national resource for the development and dissemination of innovative research methods. Research at The Methodology Center focuses on alcohol abuse, tobacco use, other drug abuse, and HIV, but it is broadly applicable across the social, health, and behavioral sciences. Methodology Center researchers draw upon and integrate methodological perspectives from a variety of disciplines, including statistics, engineering, psychology, and human development, to enable new categories of scientific research questions to be addressed. Our researchers enhance the quality of prevention and treatment research worldwide by providing behavioral scientists with innovative methods.
This is a rare opportunity to become a researcher in one of the best methodological research groups in the world. If you are self-motivated, detail-oriented, responsible, team-oriented, and creative, with excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills, please apply.