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: