Biostatistician, Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Boston, Massachusetts
Oct 30, 2019
Dec 29, 2019
Position Type
Full Time

The Division of General Pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School seek a Ph.D.-level biostatistician to serve as Senior Biostatistician. Faculty appointment will be at the Harvard Medical School. Rank will be commensurate with experience and scholarly contributions.

The Division of General Pediatrics includes 120 total faculty and 20 grant-funded researchers, so the mission of the Senior Biostatistician is to promote excellence in the design and conduct of clinical, health services, and population health research. Current research strengths within the Division of General Pediatrics include expertise on: health and healthcare quality, patient safety, public health and policy, and clinical quality improvement.

The successful candidate will consult and collaborate on research with Division investigators, including: providing study design and analysis expertise, mentoring fellows and junior faculty, participating in teaching seminars on biostatistics to faculty, and supervising and mentoring masters level biostatisticians.

Candidates must have a doctoral degree in biostatistics, epidemiology or related field and experience with prospective cohorts, longitudinal data, and multi-level analyses is required. The successful candidates should have stellar oral and written communication skills, a strong record of collaborative research and contributions to grant writing, and supervisory and teaching experience. Experience with administrative data sources, analysis of randomized and non-randomized treatment effects, econometric methods, simulation modeling, and/or supervised machine learning methods is strongly preferred.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter describing their background and experience, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to:

Kumara Springer, Senior Administrative Associate,
Boston Children’s Hospital,
300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 (or e-mail
Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School are
Equal Opportunity Employers.
Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.

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