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Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship - Maternal Nutrition and Perinatal Epidemiology
Institution: Harvard University
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Duties: The Nutrition and Global Health Program in the Department of Global Health and Population, at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher with an interest in global health, perinatal epidemiology, and maternal/child/adolescent health. The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will contribute to ongoing clinical trials and prospective cohort studies in partnership with institutions in Africa and Asia and lead statistical analyses and write peer-reviewed publications using data from completed research projects. This position provides the opportunity to develop and extend skills in statistical analysis, manuscript writing, and grant writing. All activities will be conducted in close collaboration with investigators and study personnel in Boston and partners in Africa and Asia. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Contribute to field operations for implementation of epidemiologic studies, including tracking recruitment, retention, and overall quality assurance; Analyze incoming data to provide data-driven feedback and data quality reports to study teams; Communicate with research partners on study progress and regulatory issues; Independently lead analyses of existing datasets to examine priority research questions; First-author and co-author abstracts, poster presentations, and peer-reviewed manuscripts; Contribute to sponsor technical report writing; Contribute to the development of new research grants and projects; Other duties as required
Requirements: Applicants should have a PhD/doctoral degree in epidemiology, nutrition, global health, or related public health field. Candidates should also have the following: 1) Strong quantitative, analytical, and writing skills 2) Research experience 3) Expert knowledge of SAS, Stata, or R 4) Demonstrated ability to work independently, under supervision, and as part of a team are all necessary for this position
   
Text: Skip to Main Content Explore Academic Positions at Harvard Toggle navigation Home Search Jobs Log In /Create Account Help Postdoctoral Research Fellowship - Maternal Nutrition and Perinatal Epidemiology Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Position Details Title Postdoctoral Research Fellowship - Maternal Nutrition and Perinatal Epidemiology School Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Department/Area Global Health and Population (GHP) Position Description The Nutrition and Global Health Program in the Department of Global Health and Population, at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher with an interest in global health, perinatal epidemiology, and maternal/child/adolescent health. The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will contribute to ongoing clinical trials and prospective cohort studies in partnership with institutions in Africa and Asia and lead statistical analyses and write peer-reviewed publications using data from completed research projects. This position provides the opportunity to develop and extend skills in statistical analysis, manuscript writing, and grant writing. All activities will be conducted in close collaboration with investigators and study personnel in Boston and partners in Africa and Asia. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Contribute to field operations for implementation of epidemiologic studies, including tracking recruitment, retention, and overall quality assurance. Analyze incoming data to provide data-driven feedback and data quality reports to study teams Communicate with research partners on study progress and regulatory issues Independently lead analyses of existing datasets to examine priority research questions First-author and co-author abstracts, poster presentations, and peer-reviewed manuscripts Contribute to sponsor technical report writing Contribute to the development of new research grants and projects Other duties as required Basic Qualifications Applicants should have a PhD/doctoral degree in epidemiology, nutrition, global health, or related public health field. Candidates should also have the following: 1) Strong quantitative, analytical, and writing skills 2) Research experience 3) Expert knowledge of SAS , Stata, or R 4) Demonstrated ability to work independently, under supervision, and as part of a team are all necessary for this position. Additional Qualifications Two or more years of research management skills, and technical expertise in the conduct of research studies. Excellent organizational, and problem-solving skills, strong interpersonal and communication skills, strong attention to detail, excellent time management, a goal- and detail-oriented work style, and meticulous and consistent follow-through on projects are required. Experience liaising with Institutional Review Boards, other regulatory bodies, and academic and governmental institutions preferred. This is an 18-month position based in Boston with the possibility for extension; the position will be considered hybrid with several days required in the Boston office in addition to days of virtual work to be aligned with the team schedule. Special Instructions Applications should include most recent CV, cover letter, two letters of recommendation, and names of two references. Contact Information Haley Cinq-Mars Contact Email haleycinqmars@hsph.harvard.edu 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law. Minimum Number of References Required 2 Maximum Number of References Allowed 2 Keywords Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Applicant Documents Required Documents Curriculum Vitae Cover Letter Optional Documents Writing Sample 1 Writing Sample 2 Trademark Notice | Harvard University Copyright © 2015 The President & Fellows of Harvard College ")); To ensure the security of your data, you will be logged out due to inactivity in 3 minutes at . Any data not saved will be lost. Click 'OK' to keep your session active.
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