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Research Associate in Biostatistics

Join the Department of Population Health Sciences at Duke University (Durham, NC, USA) on a high-impact project in collaboration with the Duke University Health System. Under the guidance of Dr. Brad Hammill, the successful applicant will analyze healthcare utilization data—including both claims and electronic health record data—with the goal of identifying evidence-based opportunities for improvements in care delivery protocols to improve patient survival.

Candidates should have an advanced degree in (bio)statistics, epidemiology, or a related discipline, and a strong background in statistical analysis. The position requires proficiency in SAS-based data analysis, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively at the interface of statistical analysis, public health, and epidemiology. The successful candidate is expected to have a track record of publication in peer-reviewed journals.

The appointment is for two years, beginning June 1, 2020, or later, and may be renewed for a third year.

Interested applicants should attach the following documents to their application:

  • Cover letter describing research interests and career goals (max. 2 pages)
  • Curriculum vitae (max. 5 pages)
  • Contact information for at least 3 references

Completed applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled, with priority given to applications submitted prior to May 1, 2020. 

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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