University of Maryland School of Medicine

The University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center Division of Biostatistics seeks 3 biostatisticians and a senior bioinformaticist to join an active biostatistics group at a growing cancer center. Current faculty has a strong track record in both collaborative research and methodological research including clinical trials methodology, survival analysis, multivariate analysis, longitudinal models and Bayesian methods. Faculty appointment (assistant/associate/full professor level) will be at the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine of the School of Medicine. The University of Maryland School of Medicine is one of the fastest growing biomedical research centers in the country with grant and contract exceeding $200 million in 2001. It is located blocks from the Baltimore Inner Harbor. Four positions are being recruited:

Senior Bioinformaticist
The senior bioinformaticist will interact with investigators in Cancer Center Research Programs and in the genomics and proteomics facilities.  Qualifications include Ph.D. in bioinformatics, statistics, mathematics, computer science, or physics; working knowledge of molecular biology, genomics,or experience analyzing microarray data. Successful candidate is expected to combine an active research program in bioinformatics and biostatistics with collaborative research with biologists and clinicians in cancer research.

Two MS level Biostatisticians
Responsibilities include data interface, and statistical analyses, statistical reports and assisting in study design and sample size calculation. Requirements: MA/MS/MPH in Bio/statistics, proficiency with database and statistical softwares (e.g., SAS and Splus) and excellent communication skills.

Faculty biostatistician
Duties include collaborative research in basic, translational, clinical investigations in cancer and independent methodological research. Ph.D. in bio/statistics is required.

Applicants may submit CV/resume, 3 letters of references and transcript (if new graduates) to:

Ming T. Tan, PhD
Professor and Head
Division of Biostatistics N9E17
University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center
22 S Greene St.
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Email: mtan@umm.edu