The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. degree in biostatistics or related field, demonstrate methodological and applied expertise in model selection and estimation accounting for model uncertainty, familiarity with the statistical programming environments commonly used in statistical analysis of patient rehabilitation program research.
Primary responsibilities include taking an active role in the design and conduct of Phase I/II clinical trials, develop independent methodological research in related areas of interest, and collaborate extensively with researchers at the VCU-MCC, and the VCU School of Medicine.
1. Teaching: The candidate will be expected to teach courses and advise graduate students. The department offers courses at introductory level as well as on advanced specialized topics. The candidate is expected to teach at either level.
2. Research: Seeking applicants with strong training and research in clinical trials, and applications of statistical methods to biomedical sciences. The VCU Massey Cancer Center (MCC) conducts basic science, translational, clinical and population sciences research on cancer, and includes scientists and physicians from 36 academic departments, 6 schools, and 1 college at VCU. Spanning across multiple cancer types, the key interdisciplinary scientific programs at the MCC include Cancer Cell Signaling, Cancer Molecular Genetics, Cancer Prevention and Control, Developmental Therapeutics, and Radiation Biology and Oncology.
3. Service: The candidate will be expected to provide service to the Department of Biostatistics, the Massey Cancer Center, the School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, or at the national/international level.
Ph.D. degree in biostatistics, or statistics is required. Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU. In addition, evidence of both methodological and collaborative peer-reviewed publications in clinical trials or related areas, obtaining extramural research support as a co-investigator, teaching experience preferably at the graduate level, and excellent oral and written communication skills, are required.
Approximately five years of experience as a Ph.D. biostatistician within a cancer center setting is preferred.
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