Harvard Medical School
(2 positions)

Post-doctoral position in Biostatistics

The Dept. of Ambulatory Care and Prevention (DACP) at Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care seeks a Ph.D. level biostatistician interested in both developing new statistical methodology and applying statistical methods in collaborative work.  The post-doc will work with department biostatisticians developing new statistical methods for disease surveillance in public health, including geographical, temporal and/or database surveillance, and will collaborate with department epidemiologists and MDs.
 
DACP conducts multidisciplinary public health research with emphases on health behaviors, screening interventions, and disease prevention.  The disease surveillance work is based on real-time records of HMO data covering several million patients.

Candidates should have a doctoral degree in statistics, biostatistics or related field, as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills.  The position requires flexible and creative statistical approaches to real-life problems. Experience with large data sets will be useful.

Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

To apply, send curriculum vitae and the names of three references to:

Ken Kleinman, ScD
Dept. of Ambulatory Care and Prevention
133 Brookline Ave.
6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215
ken_kleinman@hphc.org

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Harvard Pilgrim Health Care/Harvard Medical School

M.S. Biostatistician

The Dept. of Ambulatory Care and Prevention (DACP) at Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care seeks M.S. biostatistician for general collaboration on epidemiological and medical research studies.  DACP conducts multidisciplinary public health research with emphases on health behaviors, screening interventions, and disease prevention. It currently employs two M.S. and two Ph.D. level biostatisticians.

Candidates should have a MS degree in statistics or biostatistics as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills.  We are seeking individuals with 3+ years post-degree experience with exposure to epidemiologic research.  The position requires flexible and creative approach to real-life problems; and experience with large data sets is a plus. Successful candidates will have some experience with unsupervised biostatistical consulting, such as power and sample size estimation and planning and conducting analyses in concert with epidemiological investigators.

Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

Send curriculum vitae and the names of three references to:

Ann Plasso
Dept. of Ambulatory Care and Prevention
133 Brookline Ave. 6th Floor
Boston  MA 02215
ann_plasso@hphc.org