Applications are due January 6, 2020.
How do I apply?
Recent college graduates with strong quantitative and analytical skills and a passion for making the world a healthier place are encouraged to apply. Please visit the “Get Involved” section of their website to learn more http://www.healthdata.org.
What is IHME?
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is an independent research center at the University of Washington. Its mission is to improve health by applying cutting-edge data science techniques to the most pressing challenges in global health. The institution’s aim is to provide policymakers, donors, and researchers with the highest-quality quantitative evidence base to make decisions that achieve better health. PBFs at IHME join a community of passionate researchers that values diversity, innovation, and critical thinking.
What do Post-Bachelor Fellows do?
Fellows train with faculty and senior researchers on a variety of population health projects, while pursuing an optional graduate level degree at the University of Washington. Throughout their time in the program, PBFs contribute to a wide range of projects and
are exposed to the myriad tasks underlying the research lifecycle. Graduating PBFs are highly proficient in multiple programming languages, including R and Python, and they are experts at wrangling large datasets and applying advanced quantitative and statistical techniques using high performance computing clusters.