Auto req ID: 26540BR
School/Unit: Harvard School of Public Health
Department: Immunology and Infectious Diseases- Harvard AIDS Initiative
Duties & Responsibilities: At the Harvard School of Public Health AIDS Initiative and reporting to a member of the HSPH faculty, will provide data processing, application development, and data analysis for scientific research datasets. Work collaboratively with scientists and data managers to design, develop, use, and analyze procedures for processing of data, making use of scripting, application packages, code libraries, and analysis techniques including complex statistical approaches.
Using pre-packaged applications and developing custom codes, process data and re-design applications in response to user suggestions. Design and evaluate quality assurance and quality control methods and software. Coordinate with research scientists, data managers, and study team. Identify need for and contribute to development of local working conventions and procedures. Develop and maintain communication with project participants. Advise project participants regarding design, analysis, and methodological options. Participate in working groups on data systems design and analysis as needed. Please note: This is a grant-funded position through 9/29/2012.
Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's degree. 1-2 years programming experience.
Additional Qualifications: Master's degree preferred, attention to detail, excellent written and oral communication skills, and strong deductive reasoning skills. Experience with Python and Django preferred.
Pre-Employment Screening: Identity
Additional Information: Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:
Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation and complimentary health services.
Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
Join HSPH to support our mission of health research & education and be a part of the oldest institution of higher learning in the country!