Duke University, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics

Position ID:Duke-Biostatistics & Bioinformatics-TUMORCNTR2022 [#23944]
Position Title: Open Rank Faculty Positions - Biostatistics and Biomedical Informatics
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27710, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Clinical Research
Biomedical Sciences / cancer
Biostatistics / Clinical Trials
Bioinformatics / Clinical
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2022/12/06)
Position Description:    

Open Rank Faculty Positions

The Duke University Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics invites applications for a career (non-tenure) track faculty position in biostatistics as part of the Duke Cancer Institute (DCI) Biostatistics Shared Resource working with the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center (PRTBTC). The individual in this position will collaborate closely with PRTBTC investigators as part of the research team.  Potential areas of research emphasis include innovative pilot, surgical window of opportunity studies and phase I-III clinical trials designs, analysis of biomarkers, correlative and translational research (pre-clinical studies). Development of major grant applications will be a critical component of this position. The Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics has Masters and PhD programs, as well as opportunities to supervise post-docs and Masters and PhD staff. DCI and PRTBTC have an exceptional history in cancer research, and Durham and the Research Triangle form a vibrant community with an outstanding climate intellectually, culturally, and for year-round physical activity and recreation. 

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, or a related field by the date of the start of their appointment. The application package should include a cover letter accompanied by a one-page diversity statement, a curriculum vitae, and a three-page statement of research (organized as one page summary of past research accomplishments and a two-page summary of your future research plans), and 3 letters of recommendation. 

Diversity and Inclusion: Duke University is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Candidates with backgrounds underrepresented in science are especially encouraged to apply. The diversity statement should address why the candidate believes diversity and inclusion are important with examples from their experiences and plans for future contributions. More information about the department’s diversity, inclusion, and antiracist work can be found at: https://biostat.duke.edu/about/diversity-and-inclusion

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values. 

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Further Info:
www.biostat.duke.edu www.dukecancerinstitute.org/biostatistics https://tischbraintumorcenter.duke.edu