University of Minnesota Cancer Center Biostatistics Core

Biostatistician
 
 
The Biostatistician serves as a consulting statistician in the Biostatistics Core of the Cancer Center. The primary
duty involves collaboration with investigators to address research questions: designing experiments, estimating
sample size; authoring statistical components of written materials; conducting statistical analyses, assisting with
interpretation, recommending presentation methods; reviewing written materials prior to submission. In addition,
the Biostatistician directs database development and data entry for studies supported by the Biostatistics Core.
 
Qualifications: A Masterís degree in Biostatistics or Statistics, familiarity with spreadsheets and relational
databases, and knowledge of SAS or S-plus required. The successful candidate will demonstrate: the ability to
work independently; the ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships with other statisticians,
basic scientists, and clinicians; and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Training and consulting
experience in the design and analysis of clinical studies are a definite plus. The appointment will be at the research
fellow rank; however, applicants with substantial experience will be considered for a senior research fellow
position. This position is not available to individuals possessing a Ph.D. The successful applicant must be able to
demonstrate authorization to work in the United States at the University of Minnesota by the start date.
 
A complete application will consist of the following materials: a cover letter, curriculum vita including coursework,
a statement of research interests (maximum 1 page), and contact information for three references. Incomplete
applications will not be considered.
 
Interested individuals should direct a complete application to:

Research Fellow Search (Job: 125189)
Attention: Human Resources
University of Minnesota Cancer Center
310 Dinnaken Office Building
925 Delaware Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN  55414.
 
Review of applications will begin July 31 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated starting date is
September 7. The appointment is for one-year, annually renewable. The starting salary will be at least $46k.
 
 
The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.