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Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Cancer Biostatistics

Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Cancer Biostatistics

locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 3/15/2024
Full Time

Job Title
Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Cancer Biostatistics


Requisition Number
FE04004


Working Title

Department Name
7H025:CANCER CENTER-CORE SUPPORT


Work Location
Lexington, KY


Type of Position
Faculty


Position Time Status
Full-Time


Tenure Track Status
Tenure Track


Required Education

Ph.D. or DrPH degree with experience in cancer clinical trials design and implementation of statistical activities during trial conduct



Required Related Experience

Experience in cancer clinical trials design and implementation of statistical activities during trial conduct. Peer-reviewed abstracts and/or publications predominantly of a collaborative (co-authorship) nature will be expected in addition to development of a biostatistical leadership role in oversight and management of a portfolio of cancer clinical trials. Experience with biomarker analyses will be considered a plus.



Required License/Registration/Certification

NA



Job Summary

The Markey Cancer Center at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine invites applications from outstanding candidates for an OPEN rank tenure-track faculty position, rank to be determined based upon applicant qualifications, to participate in new and expanding efforts in clinical cancer research.

Expertise is sought in clinical trials research. Candidates that have experience serving as faculty at NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers and/or specific experience in cancer clinical trials in industry (either Pharma or CRO based) are particularly encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or DrPH degree with experience in cancer clinical trials design and implementation of statistical activities during trial conduct. Peer-reviewed abstracts and/or publications predominantly of a collaborative (co-authorship) nature will be expected in addition to development of a biostatistical leadership role in oversight and management of a portfolio of cancer clinical trials. Experience with biomarker analyses will be considered a plus.
The Markey Cancer Center has a strong commitment to professional development and mentoring. Competitive salary commensurate with level of experience and a professional environment to ensure success in building a career are available. The Markey Cancer Center is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center on the medical campus of the University of Kentucky. Situated on a campus with all six health profession colleges, the cancer center is located within a vibrant and expanding basic, clinical, and population research community with ample opportunities for collaboration within and across its research programs (see https://ukhealthcare.uky.edu/markey-cancer-center/research for more information).

Applications should include a curriculum vita, as well as a cover letter with a brief summary of research accomplishments and future research directions. Applicants should provide contact information for three professional references when prompted in the application.Applications should be submitted online via the University of Kentucky website and will be reviewed by a faculty search committee as applications arrive. Job posting will remain open until the position is filled. Competitive candidates will receive an invitation to visit the University of Kentucky for an interview. Candidate questions may be directed to: Brent Shelton, PhD, Assistant Director for Biostatistics, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource Facility, Markey Cancer Center via email at brent.shelton@uky.edu.



Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

cancer clinical trials design and implementation of statistical activities during trial conduct. Peer-reviewed abstracts and/or publications predominantly of a collaborative (co-authorship), biomarker analysis, supervision, biostatistics



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
Yes


Preferred Education/Experience

Ph.D. or DrPH plus experience in cancer clinical trials design and implementation of statistical activities during trial conduct. Peer-reviewed abstracts and/or publications predominantly of a collaborative (co-authorship) nature will be expected in addition to development of a biostatistical leadership role in oversight and management of a portfolio of cancer clinical trials. Experience with biomarker analyses will be considered a plus.



Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled
Yes


University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.