Opportunities

I always welcome outstanding students and researchers, who are passionate and committed to doing impactful research, to join my research team. Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to apply for independent study, internship, and part-time research assistant. Post-graduate researchers are welcome to apply for part-time research associate (no full-time position is available at this time). 

Priority goes to motivated and organized individuals with strong academic backgrounds, excellent writing skills, critical thinking and analytical capabilities. An ideal candidate will be creative and industrious with great attention to details. Evidence of publications is required for post-graduate researchers. Candidates will work in a collaborative, productive, and friendly research team, and can work remotely or at the lab at: 101 Merrimac St, Boston, MA 02114. These opportunities do not include admissions to any academic programs.

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter to msjalali@mgh.harvard.edu, describe your research interests and capabilities, and identify your start date and availability (hours/week). Cover letter is not required for students taking independent study for credits. Feel free to ask any questions.

  • Main research areas
    • Data analysis and simulation modeling to inform opioid policies
    • Addressing the challenges of diagnostic decision-making in medicine
  • Other research areas:
    • Please select up to three of my publications that you find their applications or methods interesting and refer to them in your letter.


Available positions:

Full time: https://partners.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=3092284
Internship: https://partners.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=3092956