Post-Doctoral Position

Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Department of Healthcare Policy and Research

Position Summary

The Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology within the Department of Healthcare Policy Research at Weill Cornell Medicine invites applications for a post-doc position to start in 2016. We seek an outstanding individual an interest in the area of (1) analysis of large data sets/data science, or (2) clinical trial design/methodology.

Weill Cornell Medicine is among the top-ranked clinical and medical research centers in the country and is located in New York City. The Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology has a growing research and teaching program. Faculty members collaborate with clinical, translational, and basic science researchers across the medical college and affiliated institutions. They are also engaged in conducting methodology research and teaching graduate level courses.

The successful applicant will have a PhD or equivalent in Biostatistics, Statistics, Computer Science, or a related field. The successful candidate will also work with a faculty statistician on statistical methodology. The specific project(s) will be either in the area of clinical trial design and analysis methods or in the area of big data analysis. The individual will also work with a faculty statistician on the design of collaborative projects, data analysis, result summary and interpretation, and manuscript preparation using a variety of statistical methodologies and statistical software packages. There will also be the opportunity to teach graduate level courses. Publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at scientific meetings are expected and encouraged.

Weill Cornell Medicine is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as protected veterans, or status as qualified individuals with disabilities.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest highlighting their experience and career goals, a curriculum vita, and names of 3 professional references to Dr. Karla Ballman (kab2053@med.cornell.edu). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Questions should be directed to Dr. Karla Ballman.


Weill Cornell Medicine and the Department of Healthcare Policy & Research are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. We ensure all employment activities are conducted in a fair and equal fashion, without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, status as a domestic violence victim, individual with a disability, citizenship, protected veteran, or other characteristic as protected by law.


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