Working with little supervision from the Principal Investigator (PI), assists with study design, conduct of mathematical modelling analyses, and interpretation and dissemination of results on various epidemiologic studies and analyses.
May assist in, or oversee tasks, performed by less senior Lab staff. Assists and contributes in research planning, policies, and development activities procedures.
Assists with mathematical modelling epidemiologic study design.
Codes mathematical models describing HIV and other infections epidemiology and the impact of HIV and other infections interventions using deterministic models, stochastic compartmental models, and individual-based models.
Conducts literature reviews and meta-analyses.
Performs a variety of mathematical modelling and statistical analyses. Manipulates, computes, and analyzes data using computer software and develops new analytical methods and testing procedures.
Prepares and maintains detailed records, logs and summary reports of all data and analysis charting.
Prepares drafts of research plans for grant applications.
Contributes to publishing research findings in scientific journals and supports presentations at medical / scientific meetings.
Performs other job related duties as needed in relation to conduct of epidemiological research.
Bachelor's Degree in related field
5 years of work experience, or MSc in a quantitatively oriented field such as mathematics, statistics or theoretical physics.
Experience with software such as Berkeley Madonna, Matlab, Mathematica, C or C++, Fortran, Microsoft Office, and Windows.
Working knowledge of epidemiology of communicable and non communicable diseases desirable.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Advanced computer experience required for data entry and troubleshooting.
Previously exhibited individual initiative.
Previously demonstrated advanced proficiency in written and spoken English.
Previously demonstrated advanced ability to communicate in both scientific written reports and professional presentations
Working Conditions / Physical Demands
Work is approximately 30% is computer based, 70% lab based.
May require extended and varying work hours to meet demands.
Must be able to lift 20 lbs unaided.
Work may include using chemical substances requiring careful use and the use of protective devices and clothing.
Licenses and Certifications
Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar was established in 2001 as a partnership between Cornell University and Qatar
Foundation. The first medical school in Qatar and a pioneer of coeducation at university level, WCM-Q offers an integrated program of pre-
medical and medical studies leading to the Cornell University M.D. degree. Teaching is by Cornell and Weill Cornell faculty, including physicians at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) who hold Weill Cornell appointments.
Enrollment has grown rapidly from 25 first year pre-medical students in fall 2002 to over 200 students from more than 30 countries as we entered our sixth year of operation in September 2007.
WCM-Q is part of Weill Cornell Medical College, which was founded in New York City over 100 years ago, and shares the same mission :
to provide the finest education possible for medical students
to conduct research at the cutting edge of knowledge
to improve health care both now and for future generations
to provide the highest quality of care to the community
Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Minorities / Females / Vet / Disabled employer.