Data Coordinating Center Lead / Assistant or Associate Professor
Massachusetts General Hospital
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Type: Full Time
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Biostatistics is seeking qualified applicants with doctoral degrees in Biostatistics or a related field to lead a Data Coordinating Center with a team of clinical researchers in the Neurological Clinical Research Institute (NCRI). Successful candidate(s) will have experience leading the design, conduct, and analysis of multisite randomized trials, excellent oral and written communication skills, and a strong methodological background in biostatistics. Joint academic appointments at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School will be within the Department of Medicine and Department of Neurology.
Applicants should meet the following qualifications:
Doctoral degree in Biostatistics or related field.
At least 3 years of professional experience leading the design, conduct, data coordination, statistical analysis, and scientific reporting for multisite phase I-III randomized trials.
Prior experience in grant and manuscript preparation, and evidence of scholarship in the clinical and/or statistical literature.
Expertise in novel study designs, including group-sequential, platform, and/or Bayesian adaptive designs and Neurology is preferred.
Experience with CDISC standards and FDA regulatory requirements.
Professional experience overseeing a team of data managers, programmers, and/or biostatisticians.
Professional experience collaborating with a team of non-statistical clinical investigators and interacting and coordinating with external vendors (e.g., central and specialty labs, CROs).
Demonstrated ability to manage a portfolio of concurrent projects ranging in size and complexity.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, organization skills, and attention to detail.
MGH is the largest research hospital in the United States with an annual research budget of over one billion dollars. The mission of MGH Biostatistics is to engage in trans-disciplinary partnerships involving quantitative methods in public health and biomedicine. The Biostatistics team includes over 70 members (21 faculty) who are deeply embedded in collaborative research projects across more than twenty different domains. Biostatistics faculty are also involved in education of residents and fellows, and mentorship of biostatisticians. The Neurological Clinical Research Institute (NCRI) at MGH was formed in 1994 to help foster clinical research in Neurology and to conduct clinical research in neurological disorders. Under the direction of Drs. James Berry and Sabrina Paganoni, the NCRI functions as a Clinical and Data Coordination Center for research studies and therapeutic trials in several neurological disorders. NCRI also serves as the Coordination Center for the Northeast ALS consortium (NEALS) and the NINDS Funded NeuroNEXT network.
Appointment as an Assistant or Associate Professor along with a corresponding hospital appointment will be commensurate with experience, training, and achievements. In addition, it is expected that the candidate will engage in teaching in the Harvard community with a minimum of 50 hours required per year.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, research statement, three potential referees and Curriculum Vitae to NCRI-Info@mgh.harvard.edu. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.