HARVARD UNIVERSITY

Postdoctoral Research Position in Quantitative Sciences for Cancer Research

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Location
Massachusetts, United States
Posted
01 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
29 Apr 2019
Ref
8850
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

School

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Department/Area

Biostatistics

Position Description

The Department of Biostatistics at the Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health invites applications for a Postdoctoral fellow position funded in large part by an NIH training grant on Quantitative Sciences for Cancer Research. Candidates have latitude to choose among several mentors across various institutes at Harvard; research can range from the most applied to the most theoretical as long as there is a genuine commitment to its ultimate utility in cancer research.

Basic Qualifications

The ideal candidate is an independent, solution-oriented thinker with a strong quantitive background and a clear commitment to cancer research.

Other qualifications include:

  • Required: PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Data Science, or related field
  • Required: U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency
  • Preferred: Interest in developing open-source software, reproducibility.
  • Preferred: Familiarity with multiple data science tools and ability to learn new tools as required.
  • Preferred: Excellent communication and writing skills.

Special Instructions

Information on resources for career development and work/life balance at SPH can be found at: https://cdn1.sph.harvard.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/40/2013/08/BeneSum...

The application should include an indication of which preceptor or preceptors would be the candidate’s preferred choice. The list of preceptors can be found at
https://sites.sph.harvard.edu/cancer-training-grant/directors/

Contact Information

Application questions regarding this position can be sent to Susan Luvisi at sluvisi@hsph.harvard.edu.

Contact Email

sluvisi@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, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

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