Biostatistics Research Associate

The Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences (formerly Epidemiology and Biostatistics) at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a full time Research Associate. Candidates should have a doctorate degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, or related field. The person in this position will provide support to methodological development and data analysis projects involving causal mediation analysis and other cutting edge statistical methods, in the context of research in dental/oral health and health behavior. Duties will include programming in R and SAS for data analyses and simulation studies, and participating, and possibly taking the lead, in writing of papers and development of R packages. Some background and experience in longitudinal data analysis is expected, and background in stochastic processes and/or causal inference is desirable.


The successful candidate will have 1) a strong statistics, mathematics and computing background, 2) expertise and experience in R, SAS and other programming, 3) advanced computing skills and knowledge, including in high performance and parallel computing and data management, 4) interest in learning and developing new statistical methods, 5) interest in being involved in dental/oral health and health behavior research, 6) excellent oral and written communication skills, and 7) organized, detail-oriented, and conscientious.


Interested individuals should submit a curriculum vitae, and a brief statement of research interests and career goals to Jeffrey M. Albert, PhD (


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