OFFICES IN Washington D.C. & New Delhi

The Center For Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy

Post-Doctoral Researcher, Silver Spring, MD

CDDEP invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Researcher to collaborate on a CDC-funded project modeling transmission of multidrug-resistant organisms in healthcare settings (Modeling Infectious Diseases in Healthcare Network (MInD – Healthcare)). Applications will be accepted for a two-year position. Collaborators on this project include Eili Klein (CDDEP and Johns Hopkins) and Ramanan Laxminarayan (CDDEP and Princeton). The successful candidate would have considerable flexibility in defining specific research avenues within the broad boundaries described above. We seek applicants with experience in disease modeling, economic modeling, individual/agent-based modeling, compartmental modeling, system dynamics, discrete-event simulation, network science, applied machine learning, and/or data analytics. The ideal candidate should be familiar with one or more programming languages (Python, R, SQL, MATLAB, Java, C++), and have the ability to formulate and implement models based on non-specific research questions. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Epidemiology, Systems Engineering, BioStatistics, Computer Science, Applied Math, Economics, Public Health or a related field. CDDEP is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary package.


Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, brief statement of research interests, two research papers, unofficial transcripts, and three reference letters by email to [email protected]. Reference letters should include the candidate’s name in email subject. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


Principals only. EOE. Women & minorities are encouraged to apply. No phone calls, please.