Postdoctoral Research Position in Environmental Biostatistics

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
02 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Description

The Department of Biostatistics (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health) is seeking candidates with a PhD in Statistics/Biostatistics for a two-year postdoctoral position. The position will be focused on the development of statistical methods to estimate effects of exposure to environmental contaminants. Problems of particular interest are estimating effects of simultaneous exposure to a large number of environmental agents, methods for adjusting for high dimensional confounding and interacting factors, causal inference for exposure-response functions, and evaluation of interventions to limit air pollution exposure.

Basic Qualifications

Doctoral degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, or a related field; familiarity in Bayesian modeling, causal inference methods, analysis of observational data, and/or methods spatial/temporal data analysis are encouraged. Excellent programming skills (e.g., in R) and excellent communication and writing skills desired.

Special Instructions

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

Scientific questions regarding this position can be sent to Francesca Dominici at fdominic@hsph.harvard.edu.

Contact Information

Susan Luvisi

Contact Email biostat_postdoc@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.