New York State Psychiatry Institute
  • 11-Jul-2018 to 23-Jul-2018 (EST)
  • PI- Translational Epidemiology
  • New York, NY, USA
  • $49,375 plus $3,026 Location Pay
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full benefits package based on percentage of full-time effort


The Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. is seeking an Assistant Research Scientist in the Division of Translational Epidemiology at New York State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia University. Candidates should have a PhD in a field related to psychiatric epidemiology/public health.



Ongoing projects involve studying the life course and familial transmission of psychiatric disorders and the long-term effects of various prenatal exposures. There will be opportunities to develop independent interests from these projects and eventually apply for external funding (e.g., K Award).


Minimum Qualifications:

Must be able to work both independently and with interdisciplinary teams. Strong writing and communication skills, including experience publishing scientific manuscripts, are essential.


Preferred Qualifications:

Previous data analysis work required; statistical knowledge and familiarity with software programs (SAS, MPlus) preferred. Knowledge of MRI or EEG a plus, but not required.



To apply:   Submit an application with cover letter and resume by July 23, 2018 through our website Only applications submitted through the RFMH website will be accepted.


The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent Benefits Package. Employer/Minority/Women/Disabled/Veteran Employer. VEVRAA  41 CFR 60-300.5(a) compliant.

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