Co-Leader for Biostatistics Shared Resource, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MOPosting Date: 10/26/2018
Opportunities in Biostatistics
Co-Leader for Biostatistics Shared Resource Available
The Division of Public Health Sciences in the Department of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicinein St. Louis invites applications for two faculty positions: one as a co-leader of the Siteman Biostatistics Shared Resource (SBSR), a tenure-track/tenured position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, and the other at any rank for a biostatistician to serve in the SBSR. Located in the Division of Public Health Sciences, these faculty positions align to work alongside Siteman Cancer Center members to further cancer research through biostatistics collaborations. The diverse faculty in the division collaborate with departments across the university through teaching, mentoring, and research projects. Leadership within the Siteman Cancer Center supports engaging one or more senior investigators into this shared resource which already supports two SPOREs (Pancreas and Leukemia) and others are possible, in addition to numerous team science awards.
Successful candidates will have: a doctoral degree in biostatistics; a demonstrated track record of research excellence; excellent oral and written communication skills; and a desire as well as demonstrated ability to collaborate with research investigators in cancer related studies. Leadership of team science and other collaborative multi-investigator studies is desired for the co-leader position.
We are particularly interested in candidates with biostatistics expertise in cancer and application of state of the art methods across the cancer care continuum.
The SBSR provides support consultation and collaboration on biostatistics and epidemiology. The facility supports cancer research through experimental designs, study monitoring, and data analyses. We utilize efficient methods that reflect the best practices in biostatistics and epidemiology. The Division of Public Health Sciences is rich with opportunity for innovative research and conducts transdisciplinary research addressing cancer risk across the life course and across generations, from conception to workplace and survivorship. The Siteman Cancer Center Prevention and Control program brings together more than fifty investigators who are studying the relations among biological, genetic, psychological, and epidemiological factors. Studies range from genetic investigations to clinical outcomes, and community-based participatory research.
Washington University offers excellent benefits and competitive salaries. Faculty positions offer the opportunity to collaborate with bench scientists, clinicians, pathologists, geneticists, imaging scientists, epidemiologists, social and behavioral scientists, and other cancer center members. Faculty have protected time to develop externally funded research and participate in teaching.
To apply, send a cover letter, curriculum vitae and professional reference list by email to email@example.com or mail to Tammie Repko, Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S. Euclid Ave., Campus Box 8100, St. Louis, MO, 63110.
Washington University School of Medicine is an equal opportunity employer.