Assistant Research Professor/Biostatistician - Radiation Oncology or Immune Effector Cell (Remote)

Employer
City of Hope
Location
Duarte, California
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 14, 2022

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Job Details

Thank you for your interest. Please note, the purpose of this posting is to recruit for on-going and future positions.

About City of Hope

City of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment organization for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.

Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope's translational research and personalized treatment protocols advance care throughout the world. Human synthetic insulin, monoclonal antibodies and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution. AccessHope™, a subsidiary launched in 2019 serves employers and their health care partners by providing access to City of Hope's specialized cancer expertise.

A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope is ranked among the nation's "Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S. News & World Report and received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Its main campus is located near Los Angeles, with additional locations throughout Southern California and in Arizona.

City of Hope's commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding. We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.

Position Summary

City of Hope is recruiting an Assistant Research Professor/Biostatistician for a non‐tenure track faculty appointment to support clinical trials and pre‐clinical research in the areas of Radiation Oncology and Immune Effector Cell.Each appointment will be in the Research Professor series, at a rank consistent with qualifications and experience.

Key Responsibilities include:

The successful applicant will contribute to the research agenda through independent and collaborative research resulting in presentations and publications.
  • The incumbent may also perform some or all of the following responsibilities:
  • Contributing to the science through collaborative and independent research including co‐authoring papers and protocols
  • Developing, evaluating and making publicly available computer code following principles of reproducible research
  • Development of novel statistical methodologies
  • Delivering talks on the results of the research
  • Maintaining current knowledge of and contributing to advancements in the field through participation in professional organizations, scientific conferences, reading industry journals, and publication of manuscripts.


Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • PhD in applied biostatistics/statistics or similar field.
  • Experience in designing and analyzing clinical trials, including co‐authoring grant proposals, protocols and peer‐reviewed publications.
  • Ability to support broad pre‐clinical research.
  • Excellent computing skills and a publication record documenting both self‐directed and collaborative research.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple collaborations.

Preferred education experience and skills:
  • Experience in Oncology.
  • Experience analyzing biomarker data.
  • Knowledge of clinical trials designs incorporating biomarkers.
  • Ability to write efficient programs in R and/or SAS

Additional Information:
  • Applicants should submit a cover letter and current CV to:

Joycelynne M. Palmer, PhD

Director, Division of Biostatistics

Department of Computational and Quantitative Medicine

jmpalmer@coh.org
  • Those seeking a remote opportunity are welcome to apply.
  • There are multiple positions open to support the areas ofimmune effector cell and radiation oncology.
  • As a condition of employment, City of Hope requires staff to comply with all state and federal vaccination mandates.

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research.  City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

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