Faculty Position in Cancer Center Statistics

Clinical Trials & Biostatistics
Why Mayo Clinic
The Section of Cancer Center Statistics, within the Division of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics, houses the Biostatistics Shared Resource of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center and the Statistical Center for the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology. The Section has provided expert statistical collaboration with cancer investigators for over 35 years and has a rich tradition of methodological research in clinical trials, survival analysis, surrogate endpoints, quality of life methods, and high dimensional data. It currently houses 14 PhDs, 19 Masters Statisticians, and 27 bachelors- trained statisticians.

Mayo Clinic is a premier academic medical center with over 3,800 physicians and scientists in a unified multi-campus system. This unique environment brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. While Mayo Clinic does not offer tenured positions, our policies and practices demonstrate a commitment to ongoing positions. Mayo Clinic offers a highly competitive compensation package with sustained intramural funding, outstanding laboratory facilities, capital equipment funding, technical and computational resources, and exceptional benefits.

The Research shield at Mayo Clinic is committed to creating a diverse environment and recognizes that diverse research teams make better decisions, are more equipped to solve complex problems and adapt to change, and produce better outcomes. That diversity is about opening up to unconventional ideas that create better outcomes, while recognizing colleagues' unique contributions. Become part of the legacy that embraces these differences and enables us to provide the best care to patients from all over the world.
Position description
The Division of Biomedical Statistics & Informatics in the Department of Health Sciences Research is seeking applications for a funding dependent Faculty Position in the Section of Cancer Center Statistics.

Candidates should have a PhD in statistics or a related field. Between 3-5 years of experience working in the area of patient reported outcomes, clinical trials focused on symptom intervention and cancer control, and health outcomes research is desirable. A successful candidate must possess:
  1. A sound understanding of the basic principles of clinical trial design and analysis, patient reported outcomes and health outcomes research
  2. An ability to assimilate relevant information and initiate new areas of research particularly in the areas of clinical trial design, quality of life methods, and health outcomes research
  3. An ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team of scientists and clinicians
  4. Leadership skills with the ability to give scientific direction to a team of statisticians. Flexibility, creativity and excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Physicians & Scientists
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Jennifer Schilbe
Equal opportunity employer
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