Post-Doctoral Researcher

The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) is a Washington DC based think-tank, founded with the objective of using research to support better decision-making in health policy. The CDDEP team employs a range of expertise—including economics, epidemiology, disease modeling, risk analysis, and statistics—to produce actionable, policy-oriented studies on malaria, antibiotic resistance, disease control priorities, environmental health, alcohol and tobacco, and various other diseases.

CDDEP invites applications for a Post Doctoral Researcher to collaborate on projects involving the economic analysis of infectious diseases, vaccination strategies and disease outbreaks. Applications will be accepted for a two-year position starting September 1, 2011. Collaborators on this project include Bryan Grenfell (Princeton) and Ramanan Laxminarayan (CDDEP and Princeton). The successful candidate would have considerable flexibility in defining specific research avenues within the broad boundaries described above.

Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Economics, skills in game theory and econometrics, and interest in collaborating with non-economists. CDDEP is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary package.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, brief statement of research interests, two research papers, unofficial transcripts, and three reference letters by email to jobs@cddep.org. Reference letters should include candidate's name in email subject. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Principals only. EOE. Women & minorities are encouraged to apply. No phone calls, please.