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Research Scientist/Associate in Epidemiology/Biostatistics

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Title Research Scientist/Associate in Epidemiology/Biostatistics
School Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Department/Area Epidemiology
Position Description

One or more Research Scientist/Research Associate positions are available in the Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Responsibilities for these positions include statistical analysis of epidemiological cohort and nested case-control studies, power and sample size calculations for new projects, statistical programming of advanced methods, and collaborating on the development of statistical and epidemiological methods, if there is interest. Projects include substantive research in the fields of chronic disease epidemiology, implementation science, and HIV/AIDs, and methodologic research in survival data analysis, generalized linear models, causal inference and study design.

Basic Qualifications

Qualifications include a PhD in biostatistics, statistics, or epidemiology, or training in another quantitative health-related field. Strong programming skills in SAS, including in-depth knowledge of the macro language and graphics, are required. Knowledge of and in-depth experience in a higher-level programming language, such as C or Fortran, is desired. At least two years of relevant full-time work experience, with SAS as the primary software platform, is required for Research Associate positions, and at least 5 years of relevant full-time work experience, with SAS as the primary software platform, is required for the Research Scientist position. Excellent written and oral communication skills and mastery of Microsoft Word are a must. Prior course work in epidemiology and experience with epidemiologic data is desired. Excellent organizational skills also needed.

Additional Qualifications

Scientific questions regarding this position can be sent to Dr. Molin Wang at stmow@channing.harvard.edu. Applications will be considered as they arrive. To apply, please send CV, a letter of interest specifically describing your qualifications in relation to those described above, and names and contact information of three references. Application materials should be sent by email to sroberts@hsph.harvard.edu, or mail to: Research Scientist/Research Associate Search (please indicate which position you are applying to), c/o Suzy Roberts, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Kresge Building, 8th Floor, Boston MA 02115.

Applications from minority and female candidates are especially encouraged. Harvard University is an AA/EOE.

Special Instructions

Scientific questions regarding this position can be sent to Dr. Molin Wang at stmow@channing.harvard.edu

Contact Information

Suzy Roberts, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Kresge Building, 8th Floor, Boston MA 02115.

Contact Email sroberts@hsph.harvard.edu
Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3
Maximum Number of References Allowed

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Publication