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Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Cancer Biostatistics

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Cancer Biostatistics
Requisition Number FE03037
Working Title
Department Name 7H375: Internal Medicine - Health Services Research
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education
Ph.D. or DrPH degree with experience in cancer clinical trials design and implementation of statistical activities during trial conduct
Required Related Experience
Experience in cancer clinical trials design and implementation of statistical activities during trial conduct. Peer-reviewed abstracts and/or publications predominantly of a collaborative(co-authorship) nature will be expected in addition to development of a biostatistical leadership role in oversight and management of a portfolio of cancer clinical trials. Experience with biomarker analyses will be considered a plus.
Required License/Registration/Certification
None
Job Summary
The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center invites applications from outstanding candidates for one tenure-track faculty position at a to be determined (based upon applicant qualifications) OPEN rank (Asst,Assoc,Full Professor) position to participate in new and expanding efforts in clinical cancer research.

Expertise is sought in clinical trials research. Candidates that have experience serving as faculty at NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers and/or specific experience in cancer clinical trials in industry (either Pharma or CRO based) are particularly encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or DrPH degree with experience in cancer clinical trials design and implementation of statistical activities during trial conduct. Peer-reviewed abstracts and/or publications predominantly of a collaborative(co-authorship) nature will be expected in addition to development of a biostatistical leadership role in oversight and management of a portfolio of cancer clinical trials. Experience with biomarker analyses will be considered a plus.

The Markey Cancer Center has a strong commitment to professional development and mentoring. Generous start-up funds, competitive salary, and a professional environment to ensure success in building a career are available. The Markey Cancer Center is on the campus of the University of Kentucky, an institution driven to achieve top 20 status.

Interested candidates should submit an application via the University of Kentucky website. Applicants should submit a current CV, and a cover letter indicating (1) the names of at least three references who are agreeable to write letters of recommendation, (2) a brief summary of research accomplishments and future research directions.

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions about the position can be emailed to:
 Dr. Brent Shelton – bshelton@kcp.uky.edu or Ashley Peter – ashley.peter@uky.edu

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Experience in cancer-related research is preferred, though not required.
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Posted: 2022-08-31 Expires: 2022-12-30

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