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Harvard University Statistician/Research Associate/Office of Global and Community Health in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Title Statistician/Research Associate/Office of Global and Community Health

School Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Department/Area Office of Global and Community Health

Position Description

The Office for Global and Community Health ( OGCH ) supports and coordinates Harvard School of Dental Medicine’s ( HSDM ) initiatives locally and around the world. We work with both faculty and students to promote public health dentistry, raise awareness, and alleviate disease burden through innovative student and faculty programs.

OGCH is seeking a Research Associate (RA) to collaborate with the team in the Initiative to Integrate Oral Health and Medicine and participate in research studies and demonstration projects that contribute to the evidence base for integration of medical and dental care, education and financing. These include investigating associations between oral health and: diabetes, cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, Alzheimer’s disease and cancers of the oral cavity as well as innovative models for financing care. The RA would also participate in quantitative research, drafting manuscripts, and supporting faculty.

This position has a term appointment of one year from the date of hire with the possibility for extension.

The Harvard School of Dental Medicine values diversity among its faculty, is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

The Harvard School of Dental Medicine values diversity among its faculty, is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities

Basic Qualifications

A PhD is required in statistics, computer science, or another relevant field.

Additional Qualifications

DMD preferred. Experience with large data sets, claims data, cluster analysis and statistical/programming packages ( SQL , R, and Linux) preferred. Some prior research experience in public health preferred. A graduate degree at the Master’s level or higher in statistics, computer science, or another relevant field may be considered.

Special Instructions

Interested candidates can send CV, a brief description of research experience, and contact details of 3 references to: Dr. Sung Choi by email: sung_choi@hsdm.harvard.edu

Contact Information

Sung Choi

Harvard School of Dental Medicine

188 Longwood Avenue

Boston, MA 02115

Contact Email sung_choi@hsdm.harvard.edu

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 3

Maximum Number of References Allowed 3

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