Postdoctoral Positions in Cancer Sciences
National Cancer Institute
United States

Post-doctoral Positions

The Biostatistics Branch at the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
located in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, is looking for a postdoctoral fellow interested in
developing statistical methods for analyzing novel types of data from studies of cancer.
Such data include high dimensional genetics and biomarker observations, data from
electronic medical records, environmental and spatial data, and longitudinal and survival
data. Another area of interest is prediction modeling and assessment of model
performance to help translate findings into public health applications.

The postdoctoral fellow will lead projects to develop novel statistical and computational
methods and have opportunities to collaborate within an inter-disciplinary environment
to build their methodological and collaborative research program.

The candidate is expected to participate in research team efforts, and lead several projects,
leading to publications.

Access to high performance computing facilities and data from large, influential studies
using state-of-the-art technologies facilitate publishing statistical methodology that can
have a high impact on current practice. We anticipate having multiple positions.

Qualifications: Candidates should have (or expect to have soon) a PhD in statistics,
biostatistics, mathematics or a related field and solid statistical training and strong
computational skills. US citizenship is not required. Preference will be given to
candidates interested in applied problems, and with superior methodological and
communication skills. The stipend is commensurate with training and relevant research

Applicants should send: 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a statement of research
interests and 3) three letters of reference to

Ruth Pfeiffer,
Biostatistics Branch, National Cancer Institute.

For further information on the Biostatistics Branch see
DHHS, NIH, and NCI are Equal Opportunity Employers

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