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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Jade Benjamin-Chung

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Benjamin-Chung, Jade
Stanford Departments and Centers: 
Epidemiology and Population Health
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
1 year, with possibility of extension
Appointment Start Date: 
How to Submit Application Materials: 

Email Dr. Jade Benjamin-Chung (

The Benjamin-Chung lab ( has an opening for a Postdoctoral Fellow with interests in infectious diseases, environmental and planetary health, global health, and/or epidemiologic methods. The Postdoc will have the opportunity to work on diverse scientific projects that advance methods for randomized and observational studies of infectious disease interventions and use spatial analyses linking environmental and epidemiologic datasets. The lab conducts research on malaria, influenza, COVID-19, enteric infection, and other outcomes and is engaged in both domestic and international research; there will be opportunities for both primary data collection and analyses of secondary datasets. There will also be opportunities to conduct independent lines of inquiry in complementary areas of research.
The start date is flexible, and the position is initially for one year with the possibility of renewal based on performance. The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Stanford provides benefits including health insurance to all postdoctoral fellows. The search will remain open until the position is filled.
The Benjamin-Chung lab is part of the Department of Epidemiology & Population Health at Stanford University School of Medicine. Stanford University offers a world-class academic environment with a vibrant and large community of postdoctoral fellows (  We are located in Palo Alto, California, which has a beautiful mild climate year-round and abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation and cultural experiences, while being a within a short drive to San Francisco.

Required Qualifications: 

1) A doctoral degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, statistics, or a related field
2) Experience in infectious disease, environmental or planetary health, and/or global health
3) Strong quantitative skills
4) Data science skills, including proficiency in R
5) Strong written and verbal communication skills
6) Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Required Application Materials: 

1. Statement of interest
2. CV
3. Contact information for three references 


Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.