Assistant or Associate Research Professor with responsibilities at the Biostatistics Center, a research facility affiliated with the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the Milken Institute School of Public Health. Position involves serving as Co-Investigator on an existing grant studying diabetes or other conditions. The successful candidate will join a highly competent team of academic biostatisticians and epidemiologists, contribute to the design and analysis of major medical studies, seek substantive scientific and statistical responsibility, interact with medical investigators, participate in the publication of major papers in leading medical journals, and make an impact on issues important to public health through contributions in multiple facets of project involvment. The successful candidate will be expected to develop expertise in the design, conduct, analysis, and report of multi-center collaborative research, with the career goal of directing a research project as the principal investigator of the coordinating center with NIH funding. As a member of the faculty of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, the candidate will be expected to participate in Milken Institute School of Public Health faculty activities as well as educational activities at the graduate level. The research projects also provide an environment rich in methodological problems, with opportunities for collaboration between faculty and graduate students.
Applicants must have a Doctorate in Statistics, Biostatistics, or Epidemiology with strong credentials in statistical methodology.
Application Procedures: To be considered please complete an online faculty application at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/55041 and upload: 1) a Curriculum Vitae; 2) a cover letter that includes a synopsis of your experience and qualifications including any medical scientific presentations or publications; and, 3) a statement of research interest to include a statement of career goals and how this position can help you achieve those goals. Please send three letters of reference to email@example.com or by U.S. Post to Manager of Human Resources, The Biostatistics Center, The George Washington University, 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 750, Rockville, MD 20852.
Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on September 12, 2018 and is ongoing until the position is filled. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: F001358
About The George Washington University Biostatistics Center
The Biostatistics Center is a research center of The George Washington University within the Milken Institute School of Public Health. The Center serves as the coordinating center for large scale multi-center clinical trials and epidemiologic studies. Founded in 1972, the BSC has a 46 year history of leadership in practice-changing clinical trials and biostatistical methodology research. Research studies conducted by the BSC have been: recognized in reports to the United States President and Congress, cited in reports from the United States White House, recognized in Time Magazine’s The Year in Medicine, named the #1 advance in medicine by the Harvard Health Letter, received the Society for Clinical Trials (SCT) “Trial of the Year” Award, received the Norman F. Gant Award for best research in maternal medicine, recognized in Clinical Research Forum’s Top Ten Awards, featured in People magazine, and resulted in more than 60 publications in the New England Journal of Medicine.
The Center’s mission is to:
• Provide leadership and expertise in the execution of clinical trials, observational studies, and diagnostic studies;
• Foster biostatistical science by developing and implemen...ting innovative approaches for the design, monitoring, analysis, and reporting of clinical research studies; and
• Provide training and education relevant to clinical trials and other clinical research.
The Center has a staff of approximately 120 with more than 40 biostatisticians/epidemiologists that includes more Fellows of the Society for Clinical Trials (SCT) than any other institution. Led by Professor Scott Evans, Director of the Center and principal investigator (PI) of the Statistical and Data Management Center (SDMC) of the Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group (ARLG), the Center senior faculty includes renowned biostatisticians and former Center Directors Dr. John Lachin (PI of the Coordinating Centers for the Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness Study (GRADE) and the Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (EDIC) studies) and Dr. Elizabeth Thom (PI of the Coordinating Center for the Maternal Fetal Medicine Units (MFMU)). Eighteen faculty members at the Center provide biostatistical leadership and manage $65-70 million annually for projects in medical areas such as diabetes, maternal fetal medicine, infectious disease, and cardiovascular disease.
For further information about the Center, please see: www.bsc.gwu.edu.