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Assistant Research Professor - Biostatistics (Remote)

City of Hope
Duarte, CA
$55.56 - $65.24 / hour
Closing date
Mar 27, 2023

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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 a statistician for a non-tenure track faculty appointment to support clinical trials and pre-clinical/translational research in oncology. This will be an appointment in Biostatistics in the Research Professor series, at a rank consistent with qualifications and experience. The candidate selected for this position will report to the Director of Biostatistics and will have the opportunity to work with both physician-scientists and basic science researchers.

Key Responsibilities include:

Generally, the successful applicant will contribute to the Departments research agenda through independent and collaborative research resulting in presentations and publications.

The incumbent may also perform some or all of the following:
  • Contributing to the science through collaborative and independent research including co-authoring papers and protocols;
  • Serving as statistician on preclinical/clinical studies, trial protocols;
  • Establishing a publication and funding track record;
  • Developing, evaluating andmaking 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;
  • Performing other tasks as required.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • Doctorate in applied biostatistics/statistics or similar field and have a demonstrable record of accomplishments.
  • Experience (minimum of 1-3 years) in designing and/or analyzing clinical trials.
  • Excellent computing skills and a publication record documenting both self-directed and collaborative research.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple collaborations
  • Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with colleagues and research team members
  • Ability to build, foster, and maintain positive and productive professional relationships
  • Ability to professionally manage cross discipline and cross institute collaborations, acting as an engaged and proactive subject matter expert

Preferred education experience and skills:
  • Experience in Hematology or Oncology.
  • Some knowledge of small animal study designs.
  • Ability to write efficient programs in R and/or SAS

Additional Information:

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate's experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

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.



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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