Postdoctoral Fellowship in Health Policy Modeling
The Institute for Technology Assessment at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School has an opening for a postdoctoral fellowship. The primary role would be to conduct health policy analytics and modeling research to inform policies and optimal clinical decisions in at least one of these disease areas: global elimination of hepatitis C, interventions to control coronavirus/COVID-19, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease screening/treatment. There could be opportunities to work with stakeholders such as the World Health Organization, the Department of Health and Human Services, the National Institutes of Health, and other organizations.
Doctorate Degree in industrial engineering, operations research, computer science, health services research, or related quantitative field.
Required: Hands-on experience of building simulation models (e.g., agent-based, discrete event simulation) using general-purpose programming languages such as C++, Java, Excel VBA, and MATLAB; Prior experience of applying OR to public health and medical decision-making is highly desired; working knowledge of data analytics methods.
Start Date: Summer/Fall 2020
Interested candidates should submit their CVs and a detailed cover letter to Prof. Jag Chhatwal, JagChhatwal@mgh.harvard.edu with subject: "Postdoctoral Fellowship Application"
Contact address: MGH-ITA 101 Merrimac Street #1010, Boston, MA 02114
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
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