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Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Biostatistics

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Biostatistics

Job ID 
9720
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Company 
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Category 
Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates

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Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first and largest cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

Responsibilities

A Post-Doctoral Research Fellow position is available in the Biostatistics & Biomathematics Department within Public Health Sciences (http://www.fredhutch.org/en/labs/phs/projects/biostats.html).  The successful applicant will develop and apply statistical methods for high dimensional data from mobile health or wearable computing (e.g., accelerometer) studies. Fellow will engage in methodological research in functional data analysis, repeated measurement data and measurement error. Fellow will have opportunities to participate in large-scale epidemiologic studies with very rich data on mobile health data and developing cutting-edge statistical methods to address new challenges in these data. 

Qualifications

Suitable applicants should have a PhD or equivalent degree in Statistics or Biostatistics. Strong theoretical, computational, and communication skills are desired. Knowledge and experiences in nonparametric smoothing, functional data analysis and measurement error are preferred.  In particular, a successful candidate should be able to write efficient programs in R and/or C. The position is available immediately and for up to two years.

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.