Director of the Division of Quantitative Sciences

UF Health Cancer Center



The UFHCC invites applications for a full-time established Biostatistician to serve as Director of the Division of Quantitative Sciences and the Biostatistics Shared Resource of the UFHCC. This Division is charged with integrating biostatistical support for: a) investigator-initiated clinical research, including design and review of developing studies and monitoring ongoing studies; b) the protocol review and monitoring processes for UFHCC; c) pre-clinical research design and statistical analyses to assist investigators in the preparation of manuscripts and grant applications; d) population-based research studies, including pragmatic clinical trials and research using databases of electronic health records, Medicare payment databases and cancer registry databases; e) statistical aspects of analysis of next generation sequencing and other large “-Omic” data sets; f) Organization of short courses and journal clubs for trainees and faculty to increase UFHCC member knowledge of biostatistics. The Division Director is also responsible for recruitment of additional faculty and staff to the Division and for fostering collaborations with cancer-focused quantitative scientists throughout the Health Science Center and UF, including health care economists, psychometricians, and quantitative psychologists.

Successful candidates will have with a background of working in a complex collaborative research group such as the Biostatistics Shared Resource for a NCI-Designated Cancer Center, a NIH-funded Center for Translational Sciences or a statistical data coordinating center. An independent research program in biostatistical research methods is desirable but not required. Preference will be given to applicants with a record of accomplishment in transdisciplinary team science, collaborative biostatistics or informatics with an emphasis on clinical and translational science, especially in cancer, and applicants with a successful record of teaching and/or mentoring of junior faculty, students and other trainees.

Salary: Commensurate based on experience
Benefits: www.hr.ufl.edu

Please send a Curricula vitae and NIH biosketch to
UF Health Cancer Center Search Committee
c/o Ms. Amber Gay, Assistant to the Director – ambergay@ufl.edu.