Postdoctoral Research Fellowship - Global Health and Population (GHP)

Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
14 Aug 2020
End of advertisement period
14 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
School    Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Department/Area    Global Health and Population (GHP)

Position Description    
Assistant Professor Stéphane Verguet is seeking a highly-motivated and capable postdoctoral researcher with an interest in health economics, health systems, modeling and decision sciences. The successful candidate will work with Dr. Verguet on several projects related to priority setting in low- and middle-income countries. The work involves cost-effectiveness analysis and extended cost-effectiveness analysis of health interventions and policies, including equity and financial risk protection analyses. 

The successful candidate will have an opportunity to collaborate on research papers and to develop and extend skills in decision sciences, health economics, health systems, modeling, and preparing several manuscripts for publication. 

Basic Qualifications     
Applicants should have a PhD or equivalent in economics, health policy, decision sciences, epidemiology, engineering, computer science, or a related quantitative field. Candidates should also have the following:

1) Strong quantitative, analytical, and writing skills
2) Research experience
3) Expert knowledge of R and/or other programming language
4) Demonstrated ability to work independently
The position is based in Boston and is for one year, with the potential for renewal for an additional year.

Additional Qualifications         

Special Instructions       
Applications should include: Curriculum Vitae, cover letter, one writing sample, two letters of recommendation, and the names and contact information of two references. 

Contact Information    
Kaitlin Coulter

Contact Email    kcoulter@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, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Minimum Number of References Required    2   
Maximum Number of References Allowed    2        

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