Faculty Position (Assistant/Associate Professor)

MD Anderson
Houston, Texas (US)
Competitive Salary
September 25 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Department of Biostatistics at MD Anderson Cancer Center is seeking candidates for one tenured/tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.  The department invites applications from qualified individuals able to establish themselves as research leaders and demonstrate prowess in interdisciplinary collaborative scientific research. We are willing to consider researchers who can contribute to the development of methodology and its applications to biomedical research in various areas, but are especially interested in individuals in research areas relating to integrative analyses of multi-platform genomics data, high dimensional biomedical data, and microbiome data analysis. A Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics or a related field is required.

The Department of Biostatistics has 23 faculty members and 40 masters and doctoral level research analysts and 13 postdoctoral fellows.  Faculty members are actively involved in collaborative and methodological research in such diverse areas as clinical trial design,  Bayesian methodology, cancer screening and early detection,  bioinformatics, genomic pathway analysis, integrative modeling of multiple types of complex data including high-dimensional genomic data, functional data analysis, image data analysis, survival analysis, statistical genetics, and behavioral/social statistics. Faculty members also have opportunities in the affiliated biostatistics doctoral programs at the University of Texas, Texas A&M University, and Rice University. The department is supported by strong resources, which includes an active quantitative research computing team with specialties in database design, web-based clinical trial support, scientific programming, and software engineering. Information about the department and programs offered can be found at http://www3.mdanderson.org/depts/biostatistics/. Further questions regarding the position may be directed to Veera Baladandayuthapani (veera@mdanderson.org; subject: faculty position 2016-2017).

MD Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability or veteran status except where such distinction is required by law. MD Anderson Cancer Center is a smoke-free and drug-free environment.

Interested applicants should email (or mail): a cover letter outlining the relevance of their research experience and interests to the position description, a curriculum vitae, a brief statement of current and proposed research plan, and 3 letters of recommendation by November 30, 2017 to: Faculty Search Committee, Department of Biostatistics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, P.O. Box 301402, Houston, TX 77230-1402. Email:  biostat-search@mdanderson.org.