Job Opportunities

You will find, below, links to job opportunities sent directly to the department. The Career Services Office (CSO) provides a full range of services for students, post-docs and alumni/ae.

Opportunities at HSPH:

June 2014:

NCI Cancer Prevention Postdoc- The Harvard School of Public Health’s Departments of Social and Behavioral Sciences; Epidemiology; Nutrition; and the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Population Sciences invite applications for a joint fellowship in cancer prevention and control beginning in September 2014.

April 2014:

Cancer-Biostatistician Opportunity- The prostate cancer research group in the Epidemiology Department is seeking a dynamic and energetic full-time Biostatistician to join their team at Harvard School of Public Health.

Harvard Post-Doc Opportunity- The Harvard/MGH Center on Genomics, Vulnerable Populations, and Health Disparities invites applications for a post-doctoral fellowship position from individuals holding a doctorate in genomics, public health, epidemiology, oncology, or related fields to work with a transdisciplinary research team investigating the role of positive mediators (e.g., social supports or religious coping) in the etiology of disease.

Data Analysis Research Asisstant- Harvard Prevention Research Center is looking for a student/temporary research assistant to collect, manage, and analyze nutrition and physical activity related data beginning in May/June.


External Opportunities:

July 2014:

Qualitative Research Consultant- The San Diego State University Research Foundation is seeking a part-time paid consultant, who has experience conducting qualitative research and interviewing study participants, to participate in the multisite NIH-funded study entitled “Multilevel Protective Factors in the Lives of LGB Youth in North America” (Principal Investigator, Dr. Marla Eisenberg).

Epidemiologist Specialist II- The Alaska Division of Public Health, Section of Women’s, Children’s, and Family Health, is currently recruiting for an Epidemiologist Specialist II position to manage the Alaska Birth Defects Registry (ABDR).  The position oversees the full range of public health surveillance activities for the ABDR. Interested applicants can view the full job posting here.

Epidemiologist Position- The Washington State Department of Health is recruiting for an Epidemiologist 3 – Non-Medical (DOH2379) in Tumwater, Washington within the Division of Prevention and Community Health – Office of Healthy Communities, Surveillance and Evaluation Section.

Tenure Track Faculty Position- The UIC School of Public Health is pleased to announce that we are recruiting a tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor in Maternal and Child Health.

University of Texas Faculty Position- The University of Texas Health Science Center- San Antonio Department of Pediatrics is seeking Board eligible/certified applicants for a faculty position in the Division of General Pediatrics.

Fellowship Opportunity- The Division of General Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine and Seattle Children’s Hospital are pleased to announce an open position in their two-year postdoctoral Quality of Care Research fellowship.

AMCHP AnalystAMCHP is currently recruiting an Analyst for Quality Improvement and Life Course, Women’s and Infant Health. Interested candidates please submit resume, cover letter, (3) references and salary history to:  Note: Indicate #14-10003, Analyst for QI and Life Course, (WIH) in subject line.

Internship Opportunity- The intern will work closely with the Director/Principal Investigator and staff at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Center for Birth Defects Research and Prevention.

June 2014:

Senior Research Associate- This position is at the new Institute of Local and State Governments (ISLG) at CUNY. It is founded by Michael Jacobson, with Besiki Kutateladze and Siobhan Carney in senior staff roles. The posting is a New York City based position with plenty of room for growth.

Project Director- Nemours is looking for a strong candidate to become the Project/Collaborative Innovation Network (CoIN) Cluster Director of the Moving Health Care Upstream initiative.

UC Irvine Postdoctoral Scholar Position- The Statistics Department at UC Irvine has a full-time position available for a Postdoctoral Scholar. This position requires a PhD degree in statistics, biostatistics, public health sciences, computer science, or other relevant disciplines.

Life Study RA Position- The Division of Women’s Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital is seeking a part time research assistant to assist a PI with ongoing research.

University of Michigan Statistician- The Children’s Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI) within the School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE) at the University of Michigan currently has a position opening for a Statistician Intermediate.

Primary Care Pediatrician- Boston Children’s Primary Care and the Division of General Pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital is seeking two BC/BE Pediatricians to join their busy academic primary care practice.

NICHD Institutional Post-doctoral Training Program - The University of Washington is seeking a qualified and highly motivated US citizen or permanent resident who would like to obtain post-doctoral research experience and training in reproductive, perinatal, and pediatric epidemiology (RPPE) in their Department of Epidemiology.

Statistical Data Specialist- The Millennium Villages Project (MVP) is a development intervention across 10 countries in sub-Saharan Africa that started in 2005.  There is a position open within this project for someone with a Master’s Degree that would enable candidates to learn a lot about surveys and data management and analysis for surveys.  This opportunity is based in New York City at Columbia University.

May 2014:

T32 Pre and Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities- Brown University Medical School has pre and postdoctoral training opportunities in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Miriam Hospital.  Additional information may be found on their website.

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor- The University of Minnesota Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health is recruiting a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor, tenure-track or tenured Associate Professor, or tenured Full Professor to participate in research and teaching in the area of public health nutrition.

CREAL Tenure Track Positions- CREAL is expanding its research portfolio by incorporating group leaders to bring new research ideas and strengthen existing research lines. Openings are available for two tenure-track positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.

April 2014:

T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship- Forsyth anticipates two openings on our T32 postdoctoral fellowship, one in September (for up to 2 years) and one in January (for 18  months). This is an excellent opportunity for epidemiology and biostatistics students and recent graduates. Additionally, there are also projects of interest to health services students.

Masters-Level Study Coordinator-The Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology is an internationally renowned, privately endowed Organized Research Unit at the University of California San Francisco.  This research group at UCSF is hiring a masters-level study coordinator to work with glaucoma and CMV retinitis screening studies.  The position is based in San Francisco and would require regular travel to Thailand and India.

Program Director- NCI Seeks PhD-level Program Director for Clinical Translational and Epidemiology Branch

The German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) is a center of excellence within the Helmholtz Association that performs translational research on Neurodegenerative Diseases.  Currently, this center is seeking to fill 4 positions:
Senior lab manager / Clinical Biochemist
Postdoc in Epidemiology
Researcher in Cognition Epidemiology and Cognitive Neuroscience
Researcher in Neuro Image Analysis

March 2014:

Tenure Track Faculty Position-  The School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, SUNY, is seeking to hire an outstanding scientist whose research includes a focus on methods in population science for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Depending on the candidate’s expertise and fit, the selected faculty member will join either the Department of Biostatistics or the Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health.

Project Coordinator- The Center for Addiction Medicine within the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry is seeking to recruit a full time project coordinator to coordinate the Recovery Research Institute (RRI) (, conduct data analyses for manuscript publications, and assist with research study tasks and administrative duties in the center.

Associate Statistician -Trinity Partners, LLC (“Trinity”) is seeking an Associate Statistician to join its team in Massachusetts. The Statistics practice at Trinity provides consulting and strategic support to clients by offering market sizing, market research, and data analysis using statistical estimation techniques.




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