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ID#:SC-23949    Posted: 22 Sep 2011
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Vaccine and Infectious Diseases Division
Type of Position: Full-time   
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Deadline: 1 Jan 2038
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation, the Center’s five scientific divisions collaborate to form a unique environment for conducting basic and applied science. The Hutchinson Center, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s, is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Pacific Northwest. Join us and make a difference!
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A Postdoctoral Research Fellow position with focus on developing statistical methods for HIV/AIDS clinical trials and observational studies is available in the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute (VIDD) at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHRC).  Applicant will be joining a dynamic multi-disciplinary group to work on methods for making inferences about HIV prevention.  Data collected by the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) and the Microbicide Trials Network (MTN) will be used as a basis for the methodological work.

The FHCRC provides a highly interactive and supportive environment for junior investigators to grow and develop their future career; it consistently ranks in the top 20 best places to work for postdocs, as surveyed by The Scientist.


Qualified applicants should have a PhD or equivalent degree in statistics/biostatistics, applied mathematics, computational biology or other fields with strong quantitative training. 

Experience with measurement error, Bayesian statistics, diagnostic testing, causal inference, survival analysis or longitudinal data analysis is preferred.