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July 22, 2022
In this issue:
Gun Violence Data Resources
Upcoming Events
Featured PhD Opportunity
Full-Time Opportunities
Comparing Gun Deaths by Country: The US Is in a Different World | The New York Times
Dear Friends, 

Congratulations to the COVID-19 Multicountry Research Group, including HDSI Postdoctoral Fellow Isabel Fulcher, for receiving the ASA's 2022 Statistical Partnerships Among Academe, Industry, and Government (SPAIG) Award!

Read, listen to, and watch the data resources we collected below on gun violence and mass shootings.

Are you a PhD considering a postdoctoral opportunity? Apply to attend Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Department of Data Science's Postdoc Open House 2022!


Harvard is hiring! Check out the list of recently posted full-time job opportunities and postdoctoral opportunities below.

All the best,

The Harvard Data Science Initiative
Gun Violence + Mass Shooting Data Resources
Read:
Behind the Bloodshed – The Untold Story of America’s Mass Killings | USA TODAY

The Mass Shootings Where Stricter Gun Laws Might Have Made a Difference | The New York Times
Mass Shooter Database | The Violence Project

How They Got Their Guns | The New York Times

How Often Do Police Stop Active Shooters? | The New York Times
How does gun violence impact the communities you care about? | EveryStat

Comparing Gun Deaths by Country: The U.S. Is in a Different World | The New York Times
 
America’s Complex Relationship With Guns | Pew Research Center

Amid a Series of Mass Shootings in the U.S., Gun Policy Remains Deeply Divisive | Pew Research Center

US gun policies: what researchers know about their effectiveness | Nature

Want to fix gun violence in America? Go local. | The Guardian

Where Senate Republicans Stand on Gun Legislation | The New York Times
Texas Massacre Is the Second-Deadliest School Shooting on Record | The New York Times

Everyday Violence: A look at where most of America’s gun violence happens | The New York Times
Listen:
Confronting gun violence with data, with Jens Ludwig (Ep. 82) | Big Brains Podcast

Director of Crime Lab explains evidence behind community-based solutions to violent crime.
Watch:
America's gun problem, explained in 90 seconds | Vox YouTube Channel
Additional Resources:
 
Upcoming Events
Reimagining the Role of Business in the Public Square
Multistakeholder Engagement on ESG Commitments, Metrics, and Accountability
Harvard Business School Campus
9:30 AM – 6:00 PM EST
Thursday, September 15, 2022
How can business leaders, governments, and other key stakeholders work collaboratively to make measurable, sustainable, and accountable progress on ESG goals and commitments?
 
Join us for an in-person, interdisciplinary event, Reimagining the Role of Business in the Public Square. The event has no attendence fees, will take place in-person, and will be open to the public. In attendence will be a global audience of leaders from business, government and public policy, academia, law, civil society, the media, and other key stakeholders.


Host Organizations:
  • Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession
  • Harvard Business School Institute for the Study of Business in Global Society 
  • Harvard Kennedy School of Government Center for Public Leadership  
  • Harvard Data Science Initiative
REGISTER NOW
21st Science and Democracy Network Annual Meeting
Meeting Dates: July 27 – 30, 2022
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, July 20
Hosted by the Program on Science, Technology and Society (STS) at the Harvard Kennedy School
Location:
Harvard Kennedy School
Littauer Building, Room L-140 (Goodman Room)
79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA, USA

The SDN Annual Meeting provides a forum for presenting research on salient issues in the contemporary politics of science and technology. The meetings train young scholars, foster international dialogue, and build improved understanding of ethical and policy challenges surrounding advances in science and technology.
REGISTER NOW
Featured PhDs Opportunity
Data Science Postdoc Open House 2022
12:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST
Friday, October 14, 2022
Location: Boston, MA
Hosted by The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Department of Data Science
The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Department of Data Science is hosting an open house for PhDs considering doing a postdoc to learn more about the research conducted in the department. The event will include presentations from faculty, staff and former postdocs, smaller groups meeting with group leaders, and a happy hour. Travel is able to be covered for a limited number of individuals.

Complete the form below for consideration to attend the event. Due to limited space, it is requested that participants are actively seeking a postdoctoral position.


Submission Deadline: Friday, August 19, 2022
Notification By: Thursday, September 1, 2022
REGISTER NOW
Full-Time Opportunities
Postdoctoral Fellowships
Postdoctoral Fellow: Data Science for Cancer Screening Research
Hale Family Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Scientist, Clinical Augmented Intelligence Group
Clinical Augmented Intelligence Group (CLAI), Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Department of Medicine 
 Led by Dr. Hossein Estiri, Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School (HMS)

Postdoctoral Fellow, Clinical AI
Clinical Augmented Intelligence Group (CLAI), Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Department of Medicine  Led by Dr. Hossein Estiri, Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School (HMS)
Recently Posted Jobs at Harvard
Software/Data Engineer
Center for Computational Biomedicine (CCB), Harvard Medical School

Senior Full Stack Software Engineer
Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI), Harvard Medical School

Data Science Practice Director, D^3 Institute
The Digital, Data, and Design (D^3) Institute at Harvard

Sr. Research Computing Systems Software Engineer
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences Research Computing (FASRC)

Research Computing Systems Engineer
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences Research Computing (FASRC)


Statistician/Data Scientist
Harvard Business School
Bioinformaticist I
The Eddy Lab

Data Science Specialist
Institute for Quantitative Social Science (IQSS)


SAS Programmer I
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Assistant Director, Sustainability Data Analytics
Harvard Campus Services, Office of Sustainability

Senior IT Business Systems Analyst
Harvard Kennedy School

SQL Server Developer
Center for Education Policy Research (CEPR), Harvard Graduate School of Education

Learning & Design Education Specialist
Cosmic Data Stories (CosmicDS), Harvard College Observatory
Recently Posted External Jobs
Data Scientist I/II: Pathology AI (Remote)
AI Operations and Data Science Services, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Bioinformatics Software Architect
Department of Data Science, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
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