The Policy and Innovations eValuations in Orthopedic Treatments (PIVOT) Center in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital has an opportunity for an enthusiastic and energetic individual to join our research team to investigate the clinical and economic value of alternative strategies of treatments for musculoskeletal disorders, as well as applying decision analysis and statistical methods to the modeling of other chronic diseases and associated clinical care. Academic appointments at Harvard Medical School will be based on the successful candidate’s background.
The candidate should be highly motivated with extensive experience in quantitative methods, decision analysis model building and parameterization, and model validation. The candidate should possess a doctoral degree in decision science, operations research, or industrial engineering, an in-depth knowledge of statistical methods, and strong computing skills. The position offers a stimulating and multidisciplinary environment and the opportunity to contribute to the development of NIH-funded microsimulation models, as well as leadership opportunities in the development of other chronic disease models. The primary responsibilities of this individual include the following: apply decision analysis methods to chronic disease modeling, facilitate model parametrization and validation, contribute to model refinement, conduct model-based cost-effectiveness analyses, lead abstract and manuscript preparation, and spearhead or contribute to grant submissions. Interested applicants should send their cover letter, CV, and the contact information of 3 references to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 15th, 2023. We are committed to recruiting a diverse team of individuals across race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and ability backgrounds.