Cancer Center Jobs

Biostatistician

Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center

December 15, 2020
The Division of Biostatistics (DoB) at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and the MCW Cancer Center (MCW CC), seek an outstanding biostatistician with a track record of peer-reviewed, cancer-focused funding and strong leadership skills to serve as the Director of the MCW CC Biostatistics Shared Resource. Qualified applicants will be considered for a tenure track Associate or Full Professor position in the Division of Biostatistics.

The Biostatistics Shared Resource (BSSR) is composed of highly qualified biostatisticians with complementary expertise in statistical methods relevant to cancer research, and provides the MCW CC research community with outstanding support in the design, conduct, and analysis of clinical trials and cancer-related basic, translational, and population studies. BSSR personnel develop novel methodologic approaches to address emerging analytic challenges, ensure the use of state-of-the-art statistical methods, and enhance the quality of science in the MCW CC.

Candidate Qualifications

The successful candidate must have a doctoral degree in statistics or biostatistics with a strong background in cancer-focused methods and collaborative research. Primary responsibilities include conducting cancer-related methodological research, assisting in developing extramural grant applications in collaboration with cancer center investigators, including SPORE, program-project, and other multi-project grants, providing mentorship and training to MCW CC-affiliated junior faculty and hematology/oncology fellows, and participating in the DoB graduate education programs in biostatistics and data science.

Medical College of Wisconsin |mcw.edu

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has approximately 1,600 full-time faculty. MCW has a long and illustrious history in biostatistical and translational research. Data science and clinical trial design are key strategic priorities at MCW. The Medical College offers medical, master’s, doctorates, master of public health and master of bioethics. The Medical College works with national and international medical specialty societies and community hospitals. More than 28,216 physicians and 15,517 other health professionals participate in Continuing Medical Education accredited activities annually.

The Division of Biostatistics |mcw.edu/biostatistics

The DoB has 14 faculty members with diverse areas of expertise who are involved with a number of collaborative research groups across campus.  They have a successful and long-standing PhD program in Biostatistics as well as a new masters program in Biostatistics and Data Science.  The DoB is located within the MCW Institute for Health and Equity (IHE), which additionally has talented and diverse faculty in a range of public and community health research specialties including: Epidemiology, Geography, Econometrics, Sociology, Environmental and Global Health, Bioethics, and Community-Engaged Research.

Interested applicants should apply with a cover letter describing qualifications and curriculum vitae to the MCW Job Site at: https://tinyurl.com/vy96zef.  The requisition ID is 27113.   Questions regarding the position can be addressed to Jennifer Ward at jward@mcw.edu

Questions regarding the position can be addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Brent Logan at blogan@mcw.edu.  MCW is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and strongly encourages applications from individuals in groups that are underrepresented in the biomedical sciences. The posting will remain open until filled.