Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Biostatistics

The Department of Biostatistics within the Division of Quantitative Sciences at MD Anderson Cancer Center is seeking candidates for one or more open rank tenured or tenure-track faculty positions. The department invites applications from individuals who have made outstanding contributions in the development of statistical methodology and its applications to biomedical research. We are particularly interested in candidates who have strong interests in cross-disciplinary and collaborative scientific research. A Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics or a related field is required.

The Department of Biostatistics has 27 faculty members, 36 masters and doctoral level research analysts and 11 postdoctoral fellows. Faculty members are actively involved in collaborative and methodological research in diverse areas such as clinical trial design, Bayesian methodology, mathematical modeling of biological systems, decision models, cancer screening, bioinformatics, genomic pathway analysis, integrative modeling of multiple types of complex data including high-dimensional genomic data, functional data analysis, data subject to biased sampling, image data analysis, survival analysis, statistical genetics, high-performance computing, and health services research. Faculty members also have opportunities to participate in the affiliated biostatistics doctoral programs at the University of Texas, Texas A&M University, and Rice University. The department is supported by the resources of the Division of Quantitative Sciences, which include a strong and active IT team with specialties in database design, web-based clinical trial support, scientific programming, and software engineering. The division also includes the Department of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, through which additional collaborative opportunities exist with 18 faculty members, 19 masters and doctoral level research analysts, and 11 postdoctoral fellows. Information about the department and programs offered can be found at Further questions regarding the positions may be directed to Prof. Jeffrey S. Morris (Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo.).

MD Anderson Cancer Center offers competitive salaries and an outstanding personal and professional benefits package. Houston is one of the world's most innovative and diverse cities, nurturing great neighborhoods, competitive private and public schools, an exceptional music and theater scene, highly acclaimed museums, international cuisine, and year-round outdoor recreational activities.

MD Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability or veteran status except where such distinction is required by law. All positions at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information. MD Anderson Cancer Center is a smoke-free and drug-free environment.

Consideration of applications will continue until the positions are filled.

Interested applicants should email (or mail) a copy of their CV, a statement of research accomplishments and interests, pdf versions of their top 3 publications (or, for junior candidates, excerpts from their dissertation), and the names, addresses (including email) and phone numbers of three references to:

Faculty Search Committee

Department of Biostatistics, Unit 1411

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

P. O. Box 301402

Houston, TX 77230-1402


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