Job Openings: Postdoc & Data Analyst

There are two positions open at the Columbia Aging Center:

Data Analyst for Large-scale Datasets

The Center is seeking a data analyst for 20 hours per week over 1-2 years to work on a project investigating how mentally stimulating activities influence cognitive aging. Primary responsibilities involve managing, preparing, and analyzing longitudinal data from large-scale datasets. Secondary responsibilities may include conducting literature reviews and assisting with preparation of presentations and manuscripts as requested. Click here for a downloadable pdf file of the job description. To apply, please contact Dr. Andrew Reed, Project Co-Investigator ( or Dr. Ursula M. Staudinger, Project PI and Director, Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center (


NIEHS Postdoctoral Fellowship

As part of a National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Training Grant on "Environmental Influences on Health Outcomes" (PI: Dr. Pam Factor-Litvak), the Department of Epidemiology of the Mailman School of Public Health and the Columbia Aging Center are seeking applicants for a NIEHS Postdoctoral Fellowship. The fellowship will begin at the earliest possible date. The prestigious fellowship will run for 2-3 years depending on progress. Successful candidates are expected to actively participate in one Seminar per semester. Applicants have a PhD in fields like epidemiology, environmental health sciences, life-course sociology or lifespan psychology. Their research interest should be in the area of investigating the cumulative contextual effects on later life health outcomes. Expertise in longitudinal methods is expected.  If you are interested, please contact Dr. Ursula M. Staudinger, Director, Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center ( Click here for a downloadable pdf file of the job description.