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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 11/8/2016

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA

Company
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2016-4708
Location
Boston, MA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree
AJE Ref #
576207353

JOB DESCRIPTION

OVERVIEW

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

Statisticians collaborate with scientific investigators and other statisticians in the design and analysis of clinical trials, basic translational studies, observational data from surveys, medical records, or administrative data, data from the study of genetic markers in human populations or animal models of cancer, experiments on the development of new laboratory assays and data from population-based studies. They are expert in the technical aspects of statistical theory and practice required for their work and highly trained in statistical computing. Experienced statisticians are expected to work independently, mentor and, in some cases, supervise junior statisticians.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is conducting a search for an experienced Master s level Biostatistician. The biostatistician will collaborate with medical and basic science researchers in design, analysis, and publication of cancer clinical trials and translational research, including imaging.

QUALIFICATIONS

* BS/BA Required. Masters degree in statistics or biostatistics required.

* 2-3 years of experience are required.

* Should have strong skills in statistical principles, data analysis, comupting (epsecially SAS and R), and strong communication skills

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.