Employment


Staff Position - Programmer Analyst position in Cancer Outcomes Simulation-Based Modeling

Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Duration: December 1, 2018 – July 31, 2019

Description:
Staff Position - Programmer Analyst position in Cancer Outcomes Simulation-Based Modeling is available in Dr. Sylvia Plevritis’ Lab located in the James H. Clark Center at Stanford University. The position focuses on the development and application of computer simulation-based modeling to study the impact of alternative cancer screening and treatment strategies on cancer incidence and mortality rates in the US population and inform public health policy.

Job Responsibilities include:
A major component of the position  involves either (1) simulating the cost-effectiveness of alternative lung cancer screening guidelines, or (2) simulating the impact of treatment on distant recurrence.  

Requirements:
-The ideal candidate should have a Master’s Degree in a field related to simulation modeling (i.e. operations research, applied mathematics, economics) or a field that involves training in statistical analysis of clinical data (i.e. biostatistics, health-outcomes research, epidemiology). 
-Experience in stochastic simulation modeling, Monte Carlo methods, parameter estimation, survival analysis and computer programming (R or Python) is critical.  
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills are necessary.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV and 3 references to Ramzi Totah via email: rtotah@stanford.edu, with subject line “Cancer Outcomes Simulation-Based Modeling.”

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer.