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Faculty Position in Cancer Center Statistics at Mayo Clinic

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Rochester, Minnesota

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Health Sciences Research

Why Mayo Clinic

You are invited to partner with the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report 2017-2018), ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. Practicing at Mayo Clinic provides a rewarding career that promotes excellence in patient-centered care. You can thrive in an environment that supports innovation and has a wealth of resources available to you - including an integrated EMR and collaboration with top specialists - to give your patients the quality of care you want to achieve.

Position description

The Division of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics in the Department of Health Sciences Research at Mayo Clinic is seeking applications for a faculty position in the section of Cancer Center Statics.

The Section of Cancer Statistics, within the Division of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics, houses the Biostatistics Shared Resource of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center and the Statistical Center for the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology. The Section has provided expert statistical collaboration with cancer investigators for over 35 years and has a rich tradition of methodological research in clinical trials, survival analysis, surrogate endpoints, quality of life methods, and high dimensional data. It currently houses 12 PhDs, 19 Masters Statisticians, and 27 bachelors-trained statisticians.Candidates should have a PhD in statistics or a related field. While some experience working in the area of clinical trials, and or health outcomes research is desirable, it is not required. A successful candidate must possess: 1) a sound understanding of the basic principles of clinical trial design and analysis and/or health outcomes research; 2) an ability to assimilate relevant information and initiate new areas of research particularly in the areas of novel trial design, and/or analysis of trial-related biomarker data, and/or quality of life methods; 3) an ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team of scientists and clinicians; and 4) interest in developing and advancing leadership skills with the ability to give scientific direction to a team of support staff. Flexibility, creativity and excellent communication skills are required.

MAYO CLINIC is a premier academic medical center with over 3,800 physicians and scientists in a unified multi-campus system. This unique environment brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. While Mayo Clinic does not offer tenured positions, our policies and practices demonstrate a commitment to ongoing positions. Mayo Clinic offers a highly competitive compensation package with sustained intramural funding, outstanding laboratory facilities, capital equipment funding, technical and computational resources, and exceptional benefits.

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, and a statement of research interests.

License or certification

PhD in statistics or a related field.

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, and a statement of research interests.

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Site description

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.


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Jennell Prentice Endrizzi

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).