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.
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.