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Position TitleAssistant Professor, research-track

Company Information

Located in the Columbia University Medical Center in New York City, Columbia University Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center is exclusively devoted to cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. Researchers at Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed innovative procedures that have impacted cancer care in many areas, including immunologic therapy, combination therapy, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. The multidisciplinary approach to cancer research and treatment is pioneered at our institution. The quantitative experts in the Department of Biostatistics are an integral part of cancer research at Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center and closely collaborate with cancer biologists, computational biologists, software engineers, and other medical professionals.

Duties and Responsibilities

The cancer biostatistics program at Columbia University Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC) and Department of Medicine (Division of Hematology and Oncology) has an open position of Assistant Professor. Applicants who have a research focus in clinical trial designs and inferences, causal inference, high-dimensional data, health outcome research/electronic health record, or machine learning are encouraged to apply. It is desirable that applicants have medical collaboration experience in clinical trials/protocols and grant writing. Successful candidates will be expected to closely collaborate with HICCC researchers, while continue developing methodological research in their area of interest. In addition, successful candidates will have opportunities to get involved in educational activities at Department of Biostatistics, including teaching and mentoring graduate students.

Position Qualifications

Applicants should have a PhD or comparable degree by the start of appointment in statistics, biostatistics, or a closely related field.