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Position: Postdoctoral positions in epidemiology, operations research, modeling of substance use, harm reduction and infectious disease
Institution: Yale University
Department: Department of the Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases
Location: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Duties: Successful candidates will work with Professor Gonsalves on projects related substance use, particularly opioids, their direct impacts on health (e.g. overdose) and infectious complications (e.g. HIV, hepatitis C, infective endocarditis). In particular, the work will focus on spatiotemporal mapping of risk; targeting of harm reduction interventions for opioid use disorder, as well as interventions for infectious disease prevention and treatment; the evaluation of the causal effects of these interventions on various health outcomes and assessment of their cost-effectiveness alone and in combination
Requirements: PhD in public health, epidemiology, operations research, economics or statistics or related quantitative discipline with strong interest and experience in program evaluation for public health, harm reduction or infectious diseases. Strong programming skills
   
Text: Postdoctoral positions in epidemiology, operations research, modeling of substance use, harm reduction and infectious disease at Yale University Up to three postdoctoral positions in quantitative epidemiology focusing on the intersection of substance use, harm reduction and infectious diseases are available in Gregg Gonsalves’ group in the Department of the Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases at the Yale School of Public Health: https://publichealth.yale.edu/people/gregg_gonsalves.profile. Position details: Successful candidates will work with Professor Gonsalves on projects related substance use, particularly opioids, their direct impacts on health (e.g. overdose) and infectious complications (e.g. HIV, hepatitis C, infective endocarditis). In particular, the work will focus on spatiotemporal mapping of risk; targeting of harm reduction interventions for opioid use disorder, as well as interventions for infectious disease prevention and treatment; the evaluation of the causal effects of these interventions on various health outcomes and assessment of their cost-effectiveness alone and in combination. Qualifications and skills: PhD in public health, epidemiology, operations research, economics or statistics or related quantitative discipline with strong interest and experience in program evaluation for public health, harm reduction or infectious diseases. Strong programming skills. Benefit and Compensation Information We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. Application instructions: Please send a cover letter explaining your qualifications and interests, along with a current CV and contact information for three references to gregg.gonsalves@yale.edu. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. For further information about our school, please visit http://publichealth.yale.edu Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.
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