We are seeking to hire aBiostatistician/statistician researcher who can develop statistical tools to analyze infectious disease dynamics. This project will focus on the use of various data sets (human behavior, genomics, serological status, and epidemiological information) to predict the spatial and temporal dynamics of vector-borne (malaria, dengue) and vaccine-preventable (SARS-CoV-2, measles, rubella) diseases. The position will require the development, evaluation, and investigation of statistical frameworks to understand disease transmission and inform public health policy.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Develop infectious disease transmission models in R, 'big data' management, and model fitting.
Write scientific manuscripts, public health reports, and scientific presentations.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Infectious disease transmission modeling.
Coding in R.
Management of 'big data'.
Experience in advanced biostatistical and mathematical methods.
Knowledge of infectious disease epidemiology.
Master's Degree in biostatistics, epidemiology, or related quantitative field.
One year related experience.
Demonstrated ability on significant graduate project or additional doctoral education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Experience developing and using statistical models particularly those related to vaccine-preventable, vector-borne diseases and/or general infectious disease epidemiology.
Experience working on spatial transmission models.
Experience working on the epidemiology of vaccine-preventable diseases.
Classified Title: Biostatistician Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: $54,080 - $74,390/Annually (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday to Friday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: School of Public Health Department name: Epidemiology Personnel area: School of Public Health
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
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