Biometrics/biostatistics, Data analysis/processing, Experimental design
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.
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.
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.
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.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate. Relocation assistance is offered to candidates relocating to the Tampa Bay area.
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. Moffitt offers benefits, compensation, and other employee services.
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.