Research Associate in Biostatistics and Biomedical Informatics

Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
03 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
01 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Description

A Research Associate position in biostatistics and biomedical informatics is available at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The position involves developing and applying statistical and computational methods for analysis of electronic medical records data including narrative data extracted via natural language processing, codified phenotype data as well as large scale genomic measurements. We seek an individual with strong statistical and computing backgrounds and who has expertise in statistical and machine learning methods for big data. The work will involve both methodological research with department faculty and collaboration with subject matter researchers.

Basic Qualifications

Ph.D. in a quantitative field, e.g., statistics or biostatistics, computer sciences, strong quantitative research background, statistical and programming proficiency, as well as good written and oral communication skills.

Additional Qualifications

Special Instructions

Administrative questions regarding this position can be sent to Susan Luvisi at

Scientific questions regarding this position can be sent to Tianxi Cai at

To apply, send cover letter describing your research interests and interest in the position, with CV. Three reference letters are required. In your application, please reference “Cai Biostatistics and Biomedical Informatics Research Association”.

Contact Information

Susan Luvisi

Contact Email

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.

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