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Department of Health Care Policy

Company Information: The Department of Health Care Policy (HCP) at Harvard Medical School is seeking candidates for multiple statistics postdoctoral fellow positions with anticipated start dates of Summer/Fall 2018 (flexible). Applicants should have an interest in developing methodological innovations grounded in health care and policy applications.
HCP is a multidisciplinary research department at the forefront of data science with faculty in medicine, health economics, and statistics.

Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Positions in Statistical Methodology

Duties and Responsibilities: The specific positions involve working with statistics faculty on: (1) Bayesian methods and difference-in-difference designs [Laura Hatfield] (2) Machine learning methods for generalizability of observational and randomized studies [Sherri Rose] (3) Nonparametric methods for difference-in-difference designs [Sherri Rose] (4) Methods for causal inference using modern optimization [Jose Zubizarreta] (5) Bayesian methods for comparative effectiveness research [Sharon-Lise Normand] (6) Multivariate analysis and sample surveys [Alan Zaslavsky]

Position Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, or related field. Familiarity with causal inference for observational data; strong programming skills, especially for simulation studies; and experience analyzing real data is preferred. Excellent communication and writing skills desired.

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Application Information: Interested individuals should apply once, emphasizing their qualifications for and interest in a specific position or positions. Applications will be considered jointly to identify the best match of candidates to positions. To apply, submit a cover letter describing your research interests, a current CV, and have at least two references send letters to
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.

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