Available Positions

Master’s or Doctoral-Level Part-Time Data Analyst For Genetic Studies

The Dunn Lab is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic master’s or doctoral-level part-time data analyst to start immediately.  Working under the direction of Dr. Erin C. Dunn, the data analyst will be responsible for conducting data management and data analysis tasks for a study examining the genomic, transcriptomic, and epigenomic predictors of susceptibility to depression.  Ideal candidates would have an interest in genetics, as well as experience in genetic association analyses, R, the Unix environment, and working with large-scale epidemiological datasets.  Experience in psychiatric epidemiology is a plus, but not required.  The position will begin immediately and could be extended based on interest.  Opportunities for co-authorship of papers are available.  To apply, send a CV/resume and brief email introduction, indicating skills, training, and software packages used, to: Katie Davis, Clinical Research Coordinator II, Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital: kadavis@mgh.harvard.edu

 

Master’s or Doctoral-Level Part-Time Data Analyst for Study on the Biological Embedding of Poverty

The Dunn Lab is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic master’s or doctoral-level part-time data analyst to start immediately.  Working under the direction of Dr. Erin C. Dunn, the data analyst will be responsible for conducting data management and data analysis tasks for a study exploring the epigenetic pathways through which exposure to poverty becomes biologically embedded during sensitive periods in development.  Candidates should have an interest in poverty, socioeconomic status, social adversity, or social epidemiology.  Ideal applicants would have training in statistics or biostatistics and experience with R or SAS.  Experience working with large-scale epidemiological datasets is a plus, but not required.  The position will begin immediately and could be extended based on interest.  Opportunities for co-authorship of papers are available.  To apply, send a CV/resume and brief email introduction, indicating skills, training, and software packages used, to: Katie Davis, Clinical Research Coordinator II, Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital:kadavis@mgh.harvard.edu

 

Other

We are always open to inquiries from individuals wishing to join the lab. In general, we are looking for people who have strong statistical skills and capacity to work with large epidemiological datasets. We are also open to working with those who have a good quantitative background, are highly motivated, and able to quickly learn new statistical techniques. Most importantly, we are looking for team players who are curious, interested in interdisciplinary approaches, and deeply passionate about finding ways to prevent mental illness. 

To apply, email your CV and a brief letter of interest to Dr. Dunn