Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Biostatistics

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Job posting number: #7120935

Posted: January 11, 2023

Job Description

School Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Department/Area Biostatistics
Position Description
A Postdoctoral research fellow position is available in the Department of Biostatistics at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The successful candidate will work closely with Dr. Rui Wang and Dr. Michael Hughes. The position involves the development, implementation, and evaluation of statistical methods for both observational and randomized studies in medicine and health care, with a focus on applications related to HIV and other infectious diseases. Specific research areas include the design and analysis of individual and cluster randomized trials, longitudinal data modeling and survival analysis, and methods for hospital profiling. S/he will have opportunities for both methodological research and close collaboration with medical investigators.

The Department of Biostatistics at the Harvard Chan School offers an unparalleled environment to pursue research and education in statistical science while being at the forefront of efforts to benefit the health of populations worldwide.
Basic Qualifications
Doctoral degree in Biostatistics, Statistics or a related field; Proficiency with advanced statistical theory and methods; Strong programming skills (e.g., R, C++, Python); Excellent written and verbal communication skills; and ability to work collaboratively and independently; US Citizens or Perm Residents are eligible due to funding requirements.
Additional Qualifications
Special Instructions
Harvard University seeks to find, develop, promote, and retain the world’s best scholars. Harvard is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.
Contact Information
To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, contact information for three references, and one sample publication by email to [email protected] Applications will be considered as they arrive with a starting date no later than June 30 2023.
Contact Email [email protected]
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, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.
Minimum Number of References Required 2
Maximum Number of References Allowed 4


Harvard Medical School strives to cultivate an environment that promotes inclusiveness and collaboration among students, faculty and staff and to create new avenues for discussion that will advance our shared mission to improve the health of people throughout the world.


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Job posting number:#7120935
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Harvard Medical School
Boston,Massachusetts
United States
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