Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic
February 23, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The Department of Quantitative Health Sciences (QHS) at the Cleveland Clinic main campus is searching for faculty candidates at the level of assistant or associate staff, to conduct independent research as well as collaborate with Cleveland Clinic investigators in the Taussig Cancer Institute. Successful candidates will join an active group of 96 QHS faculty, biostatisticians, analysts, data scientists, and programmers working in diverse areas of biomedicine.
Candidates should demonstrate both expertise in developing quantitative methodology as well as experience in contributing to multi-disciplinary clinical and/or translational cancer research. Additional requirements include experience designing experimental studies, directing research analysts, and supervising analyses of clinical datasets. Excellent academic writing and communication skills must be clearly demonstrated, with verbal proficiency in the English language required.
PhD in Biostatistics or related discipline
The level of appointment will be commensurate with experience of the candidate, and there are no requirements to obtain salary support. Master’s level statistician personnel support will be provided. Some teaching of our Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine medical students as well as oncology residents and fellows is expected. The candidate will be expected to help write collaborative research proposals, grant applications, and manuscripts. Independent PhD-level methodology research in a related area is expected.
The Cleveland Clinic is a not-for-profit, multi-specialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. The Taussig Cancer Institute has been rated by U.S. News & World Report Magazine among the best cancer institutes in the country and is a part of the NCI designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Cancer Institute is a very active research organization with many investigator initiated projects and a robust presence at national meetings
Interested candidates should e-mail their curriculum vitae, the names of at least three references, and a letter summarizing their experience and interest to QHSJobSearchTCI@ccf.org. Further questions regarding the position may be directed to Brian Hobbs (firstname.lastname@example.org; Subject: Taussig faculty position 2018).
Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.We are a smoke/drug free environment.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience
About Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic
The Cleveland Clinic is ranked the No. 2 hospital over in U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Hospitals” survey. We rank no. 1 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery; No. 2 in Urology, Nephrology, and Gastroenterology & GI Surgery; No. 3 in Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gynecology, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, and Orthopaedics; No. 6 in Neurology, and No. 8 in Cancer, Geriatrics and Ophthalmology; and are the No. 1 hospital in Ohio. Cleveland Clinic is building for the future of our communities. Looking ahead, we are transforming healthcare for the value-based era, expanding access, improving quality and working to make healthcare more affordable.
Since 1998, Cleveland Clinic has used the EPIC electronic health record, which contains more than 4 million unique patients. We have approximately 200 million patient encounters, 25 million hospital encounters, and more than 1 billion lab results. These data are available to Cleveland Clinic researchers.
The Lerner Research Institute is home to Cleveland Clinic’s laboratory-based translational and clinical research, including the Department of Quantitative Health Sciences. Nearly 2,000 scientists and support personnel pursue a wide range of... biomedical questions with the common goal of improving human health. We are committed to academic excellence, and the great majority of our faculty also have appointments at the nearby Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland State University, Kent State University, and/or University of Akron. We are an integral part of the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University – a program dedicated to training the next generation of physician-scientists. Total annual research expenditures at Cleveland Clinic exceed $250 million, including more than $100 million in federal funding. Our faculty publish approximately 1,300 research articles per year, many of which appear in high impact journals. The Department of Quantitative Health Sciences has expertise in all aspects of clinical research, from study design to statistical analysis and reporting.