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08/07/2017
Research Associate/Research Scientist
Center for Biostatistics in AIDS Research (CBAR); Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Company Information: 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.

Position Title: Research Associate/Research Scientist – IMPAACT

Duties and Responsibilities: 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.

Position 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

Salary Range: Negotiable

Benefits: This position is an appointment that is reviewed annually by the office of Faculty Affairs. CBAR offers a competitive salary package set by the department, as well as benefits and discounts through the university. To learn more about Harvard''s benefit plans, visit: http://hr.harvard.edu/jobs-total-rewards

Website: https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/cbar/career-opportunities/

Application Information: To learn more about CBAR research and find the link to apply, please visit: www.hsph.harvard.edu/cbar. For additional inquiries, please email the CBAR Administrative team at cbar.admin@sdac.harvard.edu

Applicants must apply by submitting a CV, cover letter, transcripts and names of three references whom we can contact via email.

Contact Email: cbar.admin@sdac.harvard.edu

Application Deadline: 11/07/2017