University of Wisconsin–Madison

Work with GHI: Apply now for a research intern position

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The Initiative for Health-Oriented Transportation (HOT) is recruiting an individual to assist HOT in its role as a partner in a global research program funded by the Wellcome Trust which is focused on improving human health and the environment through smart and sustainable urban development.

Within the consortium of organizations supporting the Complex Urban Systems for Sustainability and Health (CUSSH) program, HOT is responsible for modeling the impact on human health of physically active forms of transportation such as walking and cycling. These data can help inform policies and investments in urban infrastructure that facilitate such health-oriented transportation.

Job duties include writing scripted and reproducible analyses of transportation and health data and contributing to the development of statistical software packages in the programming languages R and python. The successful candidate will have excellent analytical and statistical skills and be able to communicate effectively both in writing and orally. Experience with project management is preferred.

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter describing your relevant experience and professional interests, along with a CV, to Samuel Younkin. at syounkin@wisc.edu.

Apply by Oct. 1.