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Magnolia Campus, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612

Biostat/Bioinform Fac

Full Time

80

Day Shift

Mon-Fri

MD or PhD

Moffitt Cancer Center is internationally recognized for our focus on personalized cancer care and translational research. The mission of Moffitt is clear, focused, and fully stated in nine words, "To contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer." With a tradition of excellence that began with the first patient admission in 1986, dedicated Moffitt physicians, scientists, and staff members have remained committed to excellence in an atmosphere characterized by kindness, caring, and hope.

Position Highlights:

 

The Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center is seeking a highly motivated, independent, and collaborative postdoctoral research fellow interested in conducting exciting inter-disciplinary research.

The Department currently has 13 faculty, 2 postdoctoral research fellows and approximately 25 staff engaged in a wide range of statistical and bioinformatics research and collaborations, including but not limited to, novel therapeutic and drug discoveries, prognostic and predictive biomarker developments, high throughput genomics, proteomics, next-generation sequencing data-based investigations, epidemiological studies, clinical trial designs, and personalized medicine studies.

The post-doctoral research fellow will collaborate with faculty members within the department on statistical genomics and bioinformatics methodology projects, along with, collaboration on collaborative cancer research projects.  Supervision and mentorship of the post-doctoral research fellow will be under the direction of Dr. Brooke Fridley, Department Chair.

 

The Ideal Candidate:

·         Strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work independently and with collaborators.

·         Strong quantitative skills in the areas of biostatistics, statistical genomics and/or bioinformatics.

·         Programming experience in statistical program R and scripting languages such as Perl/Python on Unix/Linux systems. 

·         Knowledge in biology or genetics is desired but not required.

 

 

Responsibilities:

·         Learn research methods that directly relate to the scientific projects with limited direction and supervision.

·         Collaborate on a variety of cancer and statistical/bioinformatics research projects

·         Develop scientific writing and presentation skills, including grant proposals, manuscript preparation, and formal seminars presented to the Moffitt scientific community and at national scientific meetings.

·         Work effectively within an interdisciplinary research team.

 

Credentials and Qualifications:

·         Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, bioinformatics or related field and relevant research training and experience.

 

A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate. Review of applications will begin immediately.  Interested applicants should attach to the application a single PDF file that includes a current CV with recent publications, a personal statement of scientific interests and goals (2-page maximum), and contact information for three references to Dr. Brooke Fridley (brooke.fridley@moffitt.org).  

Moffitt Cancer Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or protected veteran or disabled status. We seek candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.