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Associate Research Professor - Biostatistics (Remote)

City of Hope
Houston, TX
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May 15, 2022

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About City of Hope

City of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment organization for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.

Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope's translational research and personalized treatment protocols advance care throughout the world. Human synthetic insulin, monoclonal antibodies and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution. AccessHope™, a subsidiary launched in 2019 serves employers and their health care partners by providing access to City of Hope's specialized cancer expertise.

A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope is ranked among the nation's "Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S. News & World Report and received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Its main campus is located near Los Angeles, with additional locations throughout Southern California and in Arizona.

City of Hope's commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds and experiences to our work - and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding. We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.

Position Summary

City of Hope is recruiting an experienced statistician for a non‐tenure track faculty appointment. The candidate will hold an appointment in Biostatistics, with joint appointments in the Departments of Pathology and Medicine, in the Research Professor series, at a rank consistent with qualifications and experience. The candidate selected for this position will report to the Director of Biostatistics.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Generally, the successful applicant will contribute to 1) the Department of Pathology's precision medicine research initiative and 2) the Department of Medicine's integration into research across the City of Hope Enterprise by leading independent and collaborative research that results high quality presentations, publications, and grant applications.
  • Engaging in the Departments of Pathology and Medicine, attending critical meetings and developing teaching tools for the faculty in close consultation with the Chairs;
  • Establishing a publication and funding track record with faculty in these departments;
  • Contributing to the science through collaborative and independent research including co-authoring papers and protocols;
  • Serving as statistician on clinical studies and trial protocols;
  • Developing, evaluating and making publicly available computer code following principles of reproducible research;
  • Development of novel statistical methodologies;
  • Delivering talks on the results of the research;
  • Maintaining current knowledge of and contributing to advancements in the field through participation in professional organizations, scientific conferences, reading industry journals, and publication of manuscripts.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • Doctorate in applied biostatistics/statistics or similar field.
  • 3-5 years of experience in biomarker discovery and analysis of biomarker data.
  • Experience designing and analyzing clinical trials, including co‐authoring protocols, grant proposals, and peer‐reviewed publications.
  • Experience supporting clinical lab assay development and deliverables.
  • Excellent computing skills and a publication record documenting both self‐directed and collaborative research.
  • Experience in Hematology or Oncology.
  • Knowledge of clinical trial design, incorporating correlative studies and biomarker discovery.
  • Analysis of studies focused on human specimen collection.
  • Ability to write efficient programs in R and/or SAS.

Preferred education experience and skills:
  • Biostatistics, Statistics, or closely related field

Additional Information:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to professionally manage cross discipline and cross institute collaborations, acting as an engaged and proactive subject matter expert.
  • Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with colleagues and research team members.
  • Ability to build, foster, and maintain positive and productive professional relationships.
  • As a condition of employment, City of Hope requires staff to comply with all state and federal vaccination mandates.

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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