Postdoctoral Fellowship or Research Scientist Position in Biostatistics

A postdoctoral fellow or research scientist is sought to conduct innovative research to implement estimation of complex statistical models in challenging situations. The two-year position is funded by a five-year grant from the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality that supports methodological and applied research. The successful candidate will be appointed in The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice and will work under the mentorship of Dr. James O’Malley and collaborate with experts in a variety of fields including Medicine, Health Policy, Medical Sociology, and Health Economics.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree in biostatistics, statistics or a related field and be interested in performing innovative statistical research to allow cutting-edge solutions to be obtained to important applied problems. Areas of particular relevance include hierarchical/multi-level modeling, complex survey design, and social network analysis. A background in one of these areas would be helpful but not imperative.

Submissions should include a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicant materials should be e-mailed or mailed to:

Attention: Joel R. King (Post-doctoral fellowship search)
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Level 5, Williamson Translation Science Building
1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon NH 03756, USA

Please contact James O’Malley at with questions about the position.

Salary Range: Competitive
Benefits: Excellent

Founded in 1797, the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth draws on the resources of Dartmouth College and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center for broad interdisciplinary programs in biomedical research, education, patient care and service. Located in rural New Hampshire, the region uniquely offers idyllic landscapes and recreation, along with outstanding schools and cultural activities. The Dartmouth Institute is world renowned for its research in the variation of health care utilization and outcomes. For more information on the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice:

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