Jaeb Center for Health Research
Director of Biostatistics

Job Description:  The Jaeb Center for Health Research is seeking applications for a newly created Director of Biostatistics position.  The Jaeb Center is a nonprofit entity in Tampa, FL whose primary focus is in serving as a Coordinating Center for NIH-funded multi-center trials.  Current projects involve eye diseases, multiple sclerosis, and diabetes.  For more information on the Jaeb Centerís current projects, please visit our website at www.jaeb.org.

Requirements: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in biostatistics or a related field.  Experience with clinical trials is preferred.  Responsibilities of the position, which will account for about 50% effort, will include supervision of 3 to 4 Masters level data analysts and collaboration with investigators in the development of study protocols and in the writing of manuscripts.  It is anticipated that 25% time will be spent on conducting independent statistical research related to data collected in Jaeb Center projects and 25% time will be unrestricted.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to obtain a faculty appointment at the University of South Florida College of Public Heath.  Teaching and student mentoring opportunities will exist but will not be required for the position.

Closing Date: March 1, 2002

Candidates may apply by emailing a letter outlining current interests and relevant experience and the names of three references and a curriculum vitae to:

Roy W. Beck, M.D., Ph.D., Executive Director: rbeck@jaeb.org.