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:

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.

February 2014:

CCDD Postdoctoral Position- The Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics and the Department of Epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health in Boston is seeking a postdoctoral research fellow for an 8-month long position (with possible renewal for another 6 months to one year, starting February 2014

January 2014:

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Global Nutritional Epidemiology- Two outstanding candidates are sought to work on an original research project supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on the Global Dietary Intakes and Diseases among Children, Women, and Men.  

Two Research Assistant Openings-The focus of this position will be on coordinating global contacts and extracting relevant data from each of the primary data sources for each of the research project objectives supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

December 2013:

Research Assistant GHP-Research opportunity for colleagues at HSPH who may be interested in neonatal/child health.  The position is both paid and will result in co-authorship on the manuscript.

November 2013:

Research Assistant Opportunity based at HSPH

Research Assistant Position- Working in the perinatal group for cervix epidemiology/epigenetics study at BIDMC  with Heather Herson Burris, MD, MPH

October 2013:

Postdoctoral Position in Global Nutrition and Chronic Disease Prevention

Postdoctoral Position in Nutrition Policy

Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor Center for Child Health Care Studies


External Opportunities:

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.

Epidemiologist Position- This person would be responsible for all data activities, including the submission of our annual data to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  The position closes March 21st.

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.

January 2014:

UCLA Faculty Position- The Department of Epidemiology in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in Global Health Epidemiology of Non-Communicable Diseases at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level.

Research Health Scientist- Department of the Navy at the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC), Deployment Health Research Department, San Diego, CA

December 2013:

Postdoc Opportunity in Paris- Post-doctoral position in implementing methods to combine information from epidemiologic cohorts and large databases from national health insurance.  The Inserm/UPMC UMR-S 707 unit offers a one-year postdoctoral position (full time) in Paris to begin in 2014.

November 2013:

Health Planner II Position- The Maine CDC, Division of Population Health is recruiting for a comprehensive health planner II position

CCHCS Faculty Opening- Ongoing recruitment for a new Center for Child Health Care Studies faculty member with the Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute.

Project Director- Recruiting for a project director to lead a program organized to address infant mortality working with state leaders (and others) across the country.

Advanced Epidemiologist-Department of Health, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Epidemiologist/Research Scientist- Opportunity for an Epidemiologist/Research Scientist with the RADARS system in the Research Division of the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center at Denver Health.

Postdoctoral Research Position- The Water Institute at UNC-Chapel Hill is in recruitment for the following post-doctoral researcher positions: Water-related Disease Among the American Indian and Alaska Native Populations and Water and Sanitation Behaviors and Determinants of Behavior Among American Indians and Alaska Natives

Assistant/Associate Professor of Exercise and Sport Science- Oregon State University

Research Assistant Opportunity- Science Education Department at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, MA

Position Opening- The Institute for Health & Aging, in collaboration with the Epidemiology, Assessment, and Program Development (EAPD) Branch of the Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Division of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), conducts research and evaluation to inform public health policy and programs related to maternal, child and adolescent health in the State of California

October 2013:

CSHCN Director- This position is responsible for administration of the Utah Department of Health Bureau of Children with Special Health Care Needs public health programs and clinical services.

Postdoctoral Position- At the Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q) the Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group (IDEG) invites applications for a postdoctoral position in the area of the epidemiology of sexually transmitted infections.

Research Analyst III- The Alaska Department of Health & Social Services, Division of Public Health is recruiting for a Research Analyst III to perform complex technical work in collecting, preparing, organizing, analyzing and presenting data in collaboration with Section’s Public Health Specialists and Health Program Managers.



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