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Columbia University Staff Associate in New York, New York

Posting Details

Job Requisition Number 00001873

Field(s) of Specialization

Position Title Staff Associate

Department EHS Environment Health Science

Division Environmental Health Science

Location Medical Center

Summary Description

A full-time Staff Associate position is available at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences. The position is part of a projects to develop agent-based model/data assimilation systems for simulating the incidence and transmission of anti-microbial resistant pathogens in hospital environments, including among COVID-19 patients and to study COVID-19 at population scales. The Staff Associate will be expected to support the development of analytical tools, to run projections of future infectious disease outcomes, to design and maintain a website displaying projections and project outcomes, and to support infectious disease modeling and research in the group of Professor Jeffrey Shaman.

Minimum Degree Required

Candidates applying for this position must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics or a related discipline plus 4 years of experience.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience programming in languages such as HTML, JAVA, Matlab, R, or Python is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Persons with a strong background and interest in Bayesian statistics, mathematical modeling and/or infectious disease dynamics are encouraged to apply.

Additional Information

RAPS posting date 09/15/2020

Search Closing Date

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Proposed Start Date 10/01/2020

EEO Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Cover Letter

  • List of References

  • Personal Statement

Optional Documents

  • Writing Sample/Publication 1