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Job Req ID:  104059


We are seeking to hire a Biostatistician/statistician researcher who can develop statistical tools to analyze infectious disease dynamics. This project will focus on the use of various data sets (human behavior, genomics, serological status, and epidemiological information) to predict the spatial and temporal dynamics of vector-borne (malaria, dengue) and vaccine-preventable (SARS-CoV-2, measles, rubella) diseases. The position will require the development, evaluation, and investigation of statistical frameworks to understand disease transmission and inform public health policy.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop infectious disease transmission models in R, ‘big data’ management, and model fitting.
  • Write scientific manuscripts, public health reports, and scientific presentations.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Infectious disease transmission modeling.
  • Coding in R.
  • Management of ‘big data’.
  • Experience in advanced biostatistical and mathematical methods.
  • Knowledge of infectious disease epidemiology.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in biostatistics, epidemiology, or related quantitative field.
  • One year related experience.
  • Demonstrated ability on significant graduate project or additional doctoral education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience developing and using statistical models particularly those related to vaccine-preventable, vector-borne diseases and/or general infectious disease epidemiology.
  • Experience working on spatial transmission models.
  • Experience working on the epidemiology of vaccine-preventable diseases.



Classified Title: Biostatistician 
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD  
Starting Salary Range: $54,080 - $74,390/Annually (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday to Friday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: School of Public Health
Department name: Epidemiology 
Personnel area: School of Public Health 


Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:

JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

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