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University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center

Company Information: The University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center is the Official Cancer Center of New Mexico and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in a 400-mile radius. One of the premier cancer centers nationwide, the UNM CCC has 128 board-certified oncology physicians, forming New Mexico’s largest cancer care team. It treats about 60 percent of adults and virtually all the children in New Mexico diagnosed with cancer – more than 10,000 people – from every county in the state in more than 135,000 clinic visits each year. Through its partnership with the New Mexico Cancer Care Alliance, an “exemplary national model for cancer health care delivery”, the UNM CCC offers access to more than 160 clinical trials to New Mexicans in every part of the state. Annual research funding of more than $72 million supports the UNM CCC’s 132 cancer scientists. Working with partners at Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, and New Mexico State University, they have developed new diagnostics and drugs for leukemia, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, prostate cancer, liver and pancreatic cancer, brain cancer, and melanoma; garnered 33 new patents and 117 patents pending; and launched 13 new biotechnology companies since 2010. Learn more at

Position Title: Research Scientist 3: Biostatistician

Duties and Responsibilities: The Biostatistics Shared Resource at the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center is seeking a qualified candidate for a Research Scientist position. Duties and responsibilities for this position will include:

Conduct appropriate statistical analysis under the supervision of faculty biostatisticians

Design, test, implement & document statistical computer programming in high level statistical software packages including SAS and R

Analyze large epidemiological datasets

Develop, document, and maintain analytic data files

Write summary reports and create graphs for manuscripts and research proposals

Work in collaboration with cancer center members and faculty, providing biostatistical consultation

Position Qualifications: 1. Master’s degree in Statistics or Biostatistics
2. Experience
o 1-2 years as a data analyst working in a team-oriented research environment
o 1-2 years in managing and analyzing large-scale datasets
o Extensive experience using statistical computing software (R and SAS)
3. Excellent verbal and written communications skills
4. Excellent statistical computing
5. Ability to manage time and multiple projects
6. Ability to prioritize work
7. Questions about this position may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Ji-Hyun Lee (, Director of Biostatistics Shared Resource at the UNMCCC

Salary Range: $3,434.31 – $5,151.47 (negotiable based upon education and experience)

Benefits: This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.


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