Associate Research Professor

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/20/18
Duarte, CA
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Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/20/18

Position Summary and Key Responsibilities:

Non-tenure track faculty appointment to support clinical trials and pre-clinical research in the newly created Hematology Institute: Leukemia Center. Joint appointment in Hematology Institute and Biostatistics in the Research Professor series, rank consistent with qualifications and experience. Supervisor: Joycelynne M. Palmer, PhD.

Requirements:

  • Doctorate in applied biostatistics/statistics or similar field.
  • Experience in designing and analyzing clinical trials, including co-authoring grant proposals, protocols and peer-reviewed publications.
  • Ability to support broad pre-clinical research.
  • Excellent computing skills and a publication record documenting both self-directed and collaborative research.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple collaborations.
  • Experience in Hematology or Oncology.
  • Experience analyzing biomarker data.
  • Knowledge of clinical trials designs incorporating biomarkers.
  • Ability to write efficient programs in R and/or SAS

Responsibilities:

Contribute to Hematology Institute/Leukemia Center research agenda through independent and collaborative research resulting in presentations and publications.

The incumbent may also perform some or all of the following responsibilities:

  1. Contributing to the science through collaborative and independent research including co-authoring papers and protocols;
  2. Serving as statistician on preclinical/clinical studies, trial protocols;
  3. Developing, evaluating and making publicly available computer code following principles of reproducible research;
  4. Development of novel statistical methodologies;
  5. Delivering talks on the results of the research;
  6. 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;
  7. Performing other tasks as required.
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