Research Specialist Level 4 - Mathematical Modeling


5 to 6 Years

Doha, Qatar

November 21 2021

Company : Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar

Employment Type : Full time

Company Details : Weill Cornell Medicine-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. WCM-Q is part of Weill Cornell Medicine, 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

Job Description

Position Summary
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.

Job Responsibilities

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
Compensation will include a competitive salary, housing and transportation. We are keen on candidates who already reside in Qatar with valid RP as the position is not sponsored.