Project and Position Description:
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 AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) and other infectious diseases projects. The ACTG is a very large NIH-funded collaborative clinical trials network with an international research agenda focused on the treatment and cure of HIV infection and associated co-morbidities, particularly end organ diseases, tuberculosis and viral hepatitis. 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 the ACTG and the ability to: work as part of collaborative teams in designing, conducting and reporting results from 1) studies involving genomic and biomarker data, especially related to virologic and immunologic data from HIV and end organ disease studies and 2) clinical trials and observational studies; provide the statistical expertise for and lead the statistical work in these areas including mentoring and supervising other staff; and develop a self-initiated research agenda related to ACTG 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. Current grant funding for the ACTG SDMC is through November 30, 2020.
School: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Department: Center for Biostatistics in AIDS Research
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 1) studies involving genomic and biomarker data and 2) clinical trials and observational studies. Background in basic biology in these areas is a plus. Applicants should also demonstrate strong quantitative and communication skills and have interest in assuming a leadership role. Experience with multi-center clinical trials a plus.
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, or any other characteristic protected by law.