The Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at Moffitt Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, is seeking a faculty member in the tenure-earning rank of Assistant/Associate Member with preference for strong expertise in clinical trial or clinical biostatistics expertise. Moffitt is affiliated with the University of South Florida and a University appointment is available in the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor as applicable. Methodological research in biostatistics is also expected.
The Department currently has 13 faculty and approximately 27 staff engaged in a wide range of statistical and bioinformatics research and collaborations on clinical and biological studies in cancer including novel therapeutic and drug discoveries, prognostic and predictive biomarker developments, chemoprevention, high throughput genomics, proteomics, next-generation sequencing data-based investigations, epidemiological studies, comparative effectiveness research, clinical trial designs, and personalized medicine studies. Many of these projects draw upon Moffitt’s Total Cancer Care initiative, which provides access to a comprehensive set of clinical and molecular data on a large number of cancer patients.
The Ideal Candidate:
We seek candidates who can contribute to the many current clinical and basic science studies at Moffitt, as evidenced by a history of peer-reviewed publications and involvement in grant supported research projects.
Preference will be given to applicants with an outstanding record doing team science or collaborative biostatistics with an emphasis in clinical or translational science. Areas of particular interest are in the areas of: prediction modeling, survival analysis, competing risk models, Phase I and II clinical trial design, and/or causal inference.
The candidate is expected to identify and resolve methodological issues that arise in collaborative research, as a major expectation is to identify areas of methodological research in which to engage that will benefit the candidate’s collaborative research.
Collaborate on a variety of cancer clinical and basic science research projects
Communicate clearly and openly
Build relationships to promote a collaborative environment
relevant research training and experience.
Academic rank beyond Assistant Member will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Appointment at the Associate Member rank requires a minimum of five years of experience at the Assistant Member level. The position is tenure-earning. Salary is competitive with similar institutions.
Please be sure to attach your CV and cover letter.
Questions about the opportunity may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Brooke Fridley at Brooke.Fridley@moffitt.org.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Moffitt Cancer Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or protected veteran or disabled status. We seek candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
Credentials and Qualifications:
Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics or related field and relevant research training and experience.
Academic rank beyond Assistant Member will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Appointment at the Associate Member rank requires a minimum of five years of experience at the Assistant Member level. The position is tenure-earning. Salary is competitive with similar institutions
Internal Number: 26603
About Moffitt Cancer Center
Located in Tampa, Florida on the University of South Florida campus, Moffitt Cancer Center’s mission is “to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer.” We are a highly complex, academic environment with nationally and internationally-recognized researchers, physicians, and associated professionals. Currently there are 4,700 employees. Moffitt offers benefits, compensation, and other employee services.