The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) seeks an energetic individual to provide research support to its staff. The position will be based in CDDEP’s Washington, D.C. office.
CDDEP is a public health research organization with headquarters in Washington, D.C. and New Delhi, India. Its mission is “to produce independent, multidisciplinary research to advance the health and well-being of human populations in the United States and around the world.” Founded in 2009 as a center of Resources for the Future, CDDEP is now an independent non-profit organization. CDDEP’s team of economists, epidemiologists, disease modelers, policy and risk analysts carry out research on malaria, antibiotic resistance, disease control priorities, environmental health, alcohol and tobacco, and various other diseases. Research is divided across four areas: disease dynamics and behavior, disease dynamics and information structure, delivery of new technologies for disease control, and innovative financing. More information about CDDEP can be found at www.cddep.org.
The primary purpose of this entry-level position is to provide research support for several CDC-funded projects: 1) estimating the cost-effectiveness of infection, prevention and control (IPC) interventions on reducing transmission of antibiotic resistant pathogens in low- and middle-income countries, and 2) modeling the spread of healthcare associated infections (HAIs) in U.S. hospital networks. Research-related tasks will include literature reviews, data cleaning and analysis, and manuscript preparation with some grant and administrative support. The supervisor may assign other tasks as needed.
We seek applicants with backgrounds in epidemiology, economics, molecular biology, computer science and/or natural sciences to work as part of our research teams. Candidates must have BA/BS or MA/MS. We especially seek individuals with knowledge of epidemiology, and good analytical reasoning and technical writing skills. Programming (C/C++) and STATA/R experience is strongly preferred. Must be well organized, attentive to detail, and able to work independently.
Qualified candidates should send their CVs, cover letter, writing sample, unofficial transcripts, and 3 professional references to [email protected] The email should have “[YOUR NAME] – Research Analyst, Washington” in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please specify the work location you are applying for.
Qualified candidates should send their CVs, cover letter, unofficial transcripts, and 3 professional references to [email protected]. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Principals only. EOE. Women & minorities are encouraged to apply. No phone calls, please.