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Title - Postdoctoral Fellow: Center For Communicable Disease Dynamics Flexible Topic

Position Description:
Positions are available immediately for two postdoctoral fellows at the Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics in the Department of Epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, supervised by Professor Marc Lipsitch.
For Position 2, a range of project areas are possible, including areas of current emphasis in the group such as antimicrobial resistance (especially as it relates to vaccines), design of randomized or nonrandomized studies of vaccine effectiveness, or transmission dynamics of multistrain pathogens. For this position, background is more flexible. If applying for this position, please include in your application a suggestion of a topic or project you would like to pursue within these or related areas.

Basic Qualifications:
For this position, we seek a person with excellent quantitative skills, including appropriate programming skills in one or more of R, Python, and C++. It will afford opportunities to work on other projects of interest and to collaborate with CCDD students, postdocs and faculty.
The positions are funded for two years, with the possibility of renewal for a third. This is the advertisement for the second position; please refer to Job Posting – Postdoctoral Fellow: Vaccine Trial Methodology Using Pathogen Sequence Data for the first.

Interested candidates should send a letter of inquiry and CV with 2+ references to Marc Lipsitch at


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, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health, Epidemiology/Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics
Closing date
September 28th, 2018
Posted on
May 29th, 2018 18:13
Last updated
May 29th, 2018 18:13