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Harvard University Onnela Lab Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position Network Science in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Title Onnela Lab Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position Network Science

School Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Department/Area Biostatistics

Position Description

The Onnela Lab in the Department of Biostatistics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is seeking candidates with a Ph.D. in biostatistics, applied mathematics, statistical physics, computer science, or a related quantitative field for a two-year Postdoctoral Research Fellow position. This position, which is in the field of network science, involves developing new network community detection methods for administrative health data. Some of the goals of the project involve leveraging nodal covariates (attributes) as part of the community detection procedure and extending the applicability of these methods to longitudinal data. Understanding uncertainty in the detected community structure is also of interest in this project.

Basic Qualifications

Doctoral degree in biostatistics, computer science, applied mathematics, or a related

quantitative field. Excellent programming skills, as well as strong oral communication and writing skills are required.

Additional Qualifications

Special Instructions

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Contact Information

Hassan Dawood

Contact Email

Equal Opportunity Employer

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.

Minimum Number of References Required 2

Maximum Number of References Allowed 4


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