The Biostatistics Service, within the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics , a group made up of 45 doctoral and MS level biostatisticians, is seeking a highly motivated and successful individual to join them at the doctoral level as a Principal Biostatistician .
Participate in collaborative research between the Biostatistics Service and one or more of clinical, translational and basic science groups in the institution;
Depending on the nature of the collaboration, take full responsibility for all aspects of the collaboration, or participate along with another biostatistician;
A doctoral degree in statistics, biostatistics, or a related field
Proficiency in a statistical programming language (such as SAS, Stata, and R)
Experience of collaborative research (including creating and maintaining data files, writing application programs within a statistical software, analyzing data, interpreting the results, and contributing to manuscript writing).
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
A strong commitment to statistical collaborations with medical and basic science investigators
Please note that when submitting the online application applicants are required to submit their CV, in addition to a cover letter outlining the reasons for their interest in the position including names/contact information of 3 references.
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