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Research Statistical Analyst
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Company Information: Located within the Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is one of the world’s most respected centers devoted exclusively to cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. MD Anderson Cancer Center is the largest freestanding cancer center in the world, and features the latest equipment and facilities to support personalized outpatient and inpatient care, and cancer research, prevention and education.
Researchers at MD Anderson Cancer Center have developed innovative procedures that have changed cancer care throughout the world in the areas of targeted therapy, immunologic therapy, combination therapy, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and limb-sparing cancer surgery. Our cancer clinical trial program is the largest in the nation. The multidisciplinary approach to cancer research and treatment was pioneered at our institution. The quantitative experts in the Department of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology are an integral part of cancer research at MD Anderson and work on teams with cancer biologists, computational biologists, biostatisticians, software engineers, and other medical professionals.

Together, we provide an extremely stimulating environment for high impact, creative research dedicated to scientific progress but also to the welfare of cancer patients and their families. As the 4th largest city and often referred to as one of the most diverse cities in the United States, Houston offers numerous opportunities for cultural enrichment, entertainment, great dining, continuing higher education, and year-round recreation. Houston features great neighborhoods, a reasonable cost of living, and a variety of lifestyle choices.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by MD Anderson policy or by federal, state or local laws, unless such distinction is required by law. All positions at MD Anderson Cancer Center are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information. MD Anderson Cancer Center provides a smoke-free and drug-free environment.

Position Title: Research Statistical Analyst

Duties and Responsibilities: The Department of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has an open position for a Research Statistical Analyst to work in computational statistics and statistical modeling with applications in bioinformatics. The primary function will be performing statistical analyses of high throughput genomic and proteomics data.

Position Qualifications: We seek a highly motivated individual with a M.S. or Ph.D. in
statistics/biostatistics/computer science or a related quantitative field. Candidates must have strong methodology training in statistics/biostatistics and strong programming skills, in particular R in addition to analysis experience. Experience and skills with large data sets, particularly in high dimensional “omics” data are desirable.

Salary Range: Highly competitive and commensurate with experience

Benefits: Highly competitive


Application Information: Send a letter of interest, resume or CV and 3 letters of reference (include contact information for references) to:

If by postal mail, send to: Search Committee for Statistical Analysts and Bioanalysts
Division of Quantitative Sciences – Unit 1409, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, P. O. Box 301402, Houston TX 77230-1402
Fax: 713-563-4243 (no phone calls please)
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Application Deadline: 02/28/2018