University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Master's level Biostatistician

The Department of Behavioral Science at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center is seeking a Master's level biostatistician. The successful candidate will join a growing team of biostatisticians, quantitative psychologists, data managers and programmers in the Section of Behavioral Statistics on a wide variety of behavioral science research projects related to cancer prevention. Areas of research include smoking prevention and cessation, cancer screening, quality of life of cancer survivors, stress management and immune function, and physical activity. Our innovative interventions utilize state-of-the-art technology including CD-ROMs, internet and hand-held computers. We are looking for individuals with interests in longitudinal data analysis, correlated data, measurement error, missing data and scale development. Salary is competitive with industry and is commensurate with experience. Requirements include a Master's degree in biostatistics, quantitative psychology, or related field and experience in statistical analysis, preferably in an academic and/or biomedical environment. Proficiency in SAS or similar packages is required. Knowledge of behavioral science and medical terminology, particularly oncology, would be a plus.

M.D. Anderson is one of the nation's original three Comprehensive Cancer Centers designated by the National Cancer Act of 1971 and is one of only 35 such centers today. The institution has been ranked the top cancer center in the nation this year and one of the top two centers for the previous 10 years according to U.S. News & World Report's annual "Best Hospitals" survey. These positions are located in Houston, a dynamic, metropolitan city with a strong economy enhanced by a diverse and multi-cultural population and reasonable living expenses.

Forward a letter of interest, a copy of your C.V. and a list of three references to:

Carl de Moor, Ph.D., Chief,
Section of Behavioral Statistics,
Department of Behavioral Science - Box 243
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center,
1515 Holcombe Blvd,
Houston, TX 77030;;
Fax: 713-794-4730

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.