The Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida is seeking a highly motivated, independent, and collaborative postdoctoral research fellow interested in conducting exciting inter-disciplinary research. The Department currently has 17 faculty, 2 postdoctoral research fellows and approximately 25 staff engaged in a wide range of statistical and bioinformatics research and collaborations, including but not limited to, novel therapeutic and drug discoveries, prognostic and predictive biomarker developments, high throughput genomics, proteomics, next-generation sequencing data-based investigations, epidemiological studies, clinical trial designs, and personalized medicine studies.
The post-doctoral research fellow will collaborate with faculty members within the department on statistical genomics and bioinformatics methodology projects, along with, collaboration on collaborative cancer research projects.
Supervision and mentorship of the post-doctoral research fellow will be under the direction of Dr. Brooke Fridley, Department Chair.
The Ideal Candidate:
Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to work independently and with collaborators.
Strong quantitative skills in the areas of biostatistics, statistical genomics and/or bioinformatics.
Programming experience in statistical program R and scripting languages such as Perl/Python on Unix/Linux systems.
Knowledge in biology or genetics is desired but not required.
Learn research methods that directly relate to the scientific projects with limited direction and supervision.
Collaborate on a variety of cancer and statistical/bioinformatics research projects
Develop scientific writing and presentation skills, including grant proposals, manuscript preparation, and formal seminars presented to the Moffitt scientific community and at national scientific meetings.
Work effectively within an interdisciplinary research team.
Credentials and Qualifications:
Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, bioinformatics or related field and relevant research training and experience.
U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Legal Permanent Residency required due to funding source.
A competitive salary and benefits package including a relocation bonus will be offered to the successful candidate.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Interested applicants should attach to the application a single PDF file that includes a current CV with recent publications, a personal statement of scientific interests and goals (2-page maximum), and contact information for three references to Dr. Brooke Fridley (email@example.com).
Internal Number: 32020
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.
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