HARVARD UNIVERSITY

Research Scientist/Associate in Epidemiology/Biostatistics

Location
Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
Posted
16 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
16 May 2018
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7225
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Research Scientist/Associate in Epidemiology/Biostatistics

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Epidemiology

Position Description

One or more Research Scientist/Research Associate positions are available in the Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Responsibilities for these positions include statistical analysis of epidemiological cohort and nested case-control studies, power and sample size calculations for new projects, statistical programming of advanced methods, and collaborating on the development of statistical and epidemiological methods, if there is interest. Projects include substantive research in the fields of chronic disease epidemiology, implementation science, and HIV/AIDs, and methodologic research in survival data analysis, generalized linear models, causal inference and study design.

One or more Research Scientist/Research Associate positions are available in the Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Responsibilities for these positions include statistical analysis of epidemiological cohort and nested case-control studies, power and sample size calculations for new projects, statistical programming of advanced methods, and collaborating on the development of statistical and epidemiological methods, if there is interest. Projects include substantive research in the fields of chronic disease epidemiology, implementation science, and HIV/AIDs, and methodologic research in survival data analysis, generalized linear models, causal inference and study design.

HIV

Basic Qualifications

Qualifications include a PhD in biostatistics, statistics, or epidemiology, or training in another quantitative health-related field. Strong programming skills in SAS, including in-depth knowledge of the macro language and graphics, are required. Knowledge of and in-depth experience in a higher-level programming language, such as C or Fortran, is desired. At least two years of relevant full-time work experience, with SAS as the primary software platform, is required for Research Associate positions, and at least 5 years of relevant full-time work experience, with SAS as the primary software platform, is required for the Research Scientist position. Excellent written and oral communication skills and mastery of Microsoft Word are a must. Prior course work in epidemiology and experience with epidemiologic data is desired. Excellent organizational skills also needed.

Qualifications include a PhD in biostatistics, statistics, or epidemiology, or training in another quantitative health-related field. Strong programming skills in SAS, including in-depth knowledge of the macro language and graphics, are required. Knowledge of and in-depth experience in a higher-level programming language, such as C or Fortran, is desired. At least two years of relevant full-time work experience, with SAS as the primary software platform, is required for Research Associate positions, and at least 5 years of relevant full-time work experience, with SAS as the primary software platform, is required for the Research Scientist position. Excellent written and oral communication skills and mastery of Microsoft Word are a must. Prior course work in epidemiology and experience with epidemiologic data is desired. Excellent organizational skills also needed.

SAS

SAS

SAS

Additional Qualifications

Scientific questions regarding this position can be sent to Dr. Molin Wang at stmow@channing.harvard.edu. Applications will be considered as they arrive. To apply, please send CV, a letter of interest specifically describing your qualifications in relation to those described above, and names and contact information of three references. Application materials should be sent by email to sroberts@hsph.harvard.edu, or mail to: Research Scientist/Research Associate Search (please indicate which position you are applying to), c/o Suzy Roberts, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Kresge Building, 8th Floor, Boston MA 02115.

Applications from minority and female candidates are especially encouraged. Harvard University is an AA/EOE.

Scientific questions regarding this position can be sent to Dr. Molin Wang at stmow@channing.harvard.edu. Applications will be considered as they arrive. To apply, please send CV, a letter of interest specifically describing your qualifications in relation to those described above, and names and contact information of three references. Application materials should be sent by email to sroberts@hsph.harvard.edu, or mail to: Research Scientist/Research Associate Search (please indicate which position you are applying to), c/o Suzy Roberts, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Kresge Building, 8th Floor, Boston MA 02115.

Applications from minority and female candidates are especially encouraged. Harvard University is an AA/EOE.

EOE

Special Instructions

Scientific questions regarding this position can be sent to Dr. Molin Wang at stmow@channing.harvard.edu

Scientific questions regarding this position can be sent to Dr. Molin Wang at stmow@channing.harvard.edu

Contact Information

Suzy Roberts, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Kresge Building, 8th Floor, Boston MA 02115.

Suzy Roberts, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Kresge Building, 8th Floor, Boston MA 02115.

Contact Email

sroberts@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.

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.

Minimum Number of References Required

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