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Post Doctoral Associate Position

  • 1.  Post Doctoral Associate Position

    Posted 12-23-2022 14:25

    Description: The Biostatistics Center at the Milken Institute School of Public Health of The George Washington University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow position for development and application of statistical methods and software for benefit:risk methodologies in design, monitoring, analysis and reporting of clinical trials, with applications to antibiotic resistance and other areas of medicine. Specific areas of focus will include the desirability of outcome ranking (DOOR) methodologies, and sequential multiple-assignment randomized trials for comparing personalized antibiotic strategies (SMART COMPASS). The position will be under the joint supervision of Professor Toshimitsu Hamasaki, and Professor Scott Evans.

    The Post Doctoral Associate will: (1) develop and apply statistical methods, and software for design, monitoring, analysis and reporting of clinical trials using benefit:risk methodologies, and using personalized antibiotic strategy designs, (2) collaborate with biostatistics and medical colleagues; (3) write scientific articles and research proposals; and (4) performs other duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

    Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Health Data Science, or related field. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position

    Desired Qualifications: (1) Experience in analyzing real data, strong programming skills (R and SAS) for software package development, and familiarity with statistical methods; (2) Excellent communication and writing skills, and (3) Interest in developing and applying novel and practical statistical tools for clinical research in antibiotic resistance and other disease areas.

    To be considered, please complete an online application at: https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/98181. The following documents are required:

    -Cover letter

    Scott Evans
    Professor; Director; Chair