Research Associate - Cancer Center Statistics
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A successful appointment will include strong collaborations and publication of several manuscripts on which the Research Associate will be either a primary or secondary author. The goals of this work may include methodology work related to novel adaptive clinical trial design, evaluating alternative (surrogate) endpoints in clinical trials, developing novel methodology for evaluating new endpoints under various practical scenarios, quality of life methods and health outcomes research. During the first year of his/her appointment, the Research Associate will be responsible for assisting (or leading) with the completion of several research papers for publication. Specifically, responsibilities will include writing and conducting simulation studies (using R), creating reports to describe methodology and findings, presenting reports to members of the research team on a regular basis, and contributing to the preparation of manuscripts.
Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in a field deemed relevant by the program. Prior research experience with evidence of publications and other scientific accomplishments is strongly preferred.
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