Research Associate/Research Scientist (IMPAACT)

Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
27 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Department of Biostatistics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has an immediate opening in CBAR for a Ph.D.-level Research Associate or Research Scientist statistician to work in the International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials Network (IMPAACT) and other infectious diseases projects. IMPAACT is a large NIH-funded collaborative clinical trials network with an international research agenda focused on the treatment, cure, and prevention of HIV infection and associated co-morbidities, particularly tuberculosis and viruses other than HIV, in children, adolescents, and pregnant or breastfeeding women.

Successful applicant will join over 100 statisticians, epidemiologists and research staff collaborating on the design, monitoring, analysis and reporting of Phase I through Phase IV clinical trials, diagnostic studies and observational studies. Applicants should have the potential to take a leadership role in IMPAACT and other infectious diseases projects, and the ability to: work as part of collaborative teams in designing, conducting and reporting results from clinical trials and observational studies; provide the statistical expertise for and lead the statistical work on studies including mentoring and supervising other staff; and develop a self-initiated research agenda related to their HIV and infectious diseases research projects. The position may include statistical methods research for someone with an appropriate background. This position provides an opportunity to be a leader in a new generation of statistician-trialists. This is a term appointment, renewable upon mutual consent.

Basic Qualifications

Doctoral degree in biostatistics or related field. Research Associate position is available for new doctoral graduates. Research Scientist appointment requires at least two years clinical trials or related applied experience beyond doctorate. Applicants should demonstrate evidence of the ability to conduct collaborative and methodological research and work independently in the design, conduct, monitoring and analysis of trial and observational studies. Applicants should also demonstrate strong quantitative and communication skills and have interest in assuming a leadership role. Experience with SAS and Phase I/II clinical trials a plus.

Additional Qualifications

Special Instructions

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Contact Information

Kamaria Hayden
Hiring Coordinator

Contact Email khayden@sdac.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.

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  1. * Do you hold a doctoral degree?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript

Optional Documents

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