Essential Functions: As a faculty member of the Department of Oncology and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute (KCI) an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center inthe Population Studies and Disparities Research Program, Division of Biostatistics, the candidate must have a strong potential to develop a robust, independent research program.The candidate will be expected to secure external funding that will provide salary support as Principal Investigator or Co Principal Investigator and support research efforts and projects.Demonstrated record of peer-reviewed literature as first or co-author. The successful candidate will join a highly dynamic and collegial academic setting, and will receive a competitive start-up package, generous laboratory space, state-of-the-art core facilities, and an environment that supports multidisciplinary collaboration.All faculty members in the WSU School of Medicine make general contributions to their Department as well as contributions specific to their individual talents and interests. It is an expectation for all faculty members that they participate in teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate trainees, attend faculty meetings, serve on standing and ad hoc committees, attend Department social events supportive of trainees and students when possible, and serve as a consistent positive force in their Department. All faculty members are expected to contribute to our clinical, research and teaching missions and to contribute as needed in a collegial manner.The successful candidate will spend the majority of their time in collaboration with KCI investigators to assure appropriate statistical considerations and data management of proposed clinical, basic science and population science trials in compliance with KCI standards.
Qualifications: Candidates must have a PhD, MD or MD/PhD in biostatistics and/or bioinformatics to support the cancer center faculty in basic, clinical, and population research studies. A successful candidate is expected to serve as a member of the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core (BBC) at KCI. The position is a full-time tenure-eligible position through the Department of Oncology of Wayne State University School of Medicine. Experience in one of more of the following areas is required.Novel clinical trials design;Bioinformatics components of clinical NGS workflows, providing technical expertise to assist in clinical review of assay quality metrics, results and other workflow troubleshooting, providing bioinformatics analyses, summaries and visualizations for quality management;Developing novel bioinformatics algorithms and methods for specific KCI projects for the analysis of high-throughput data (mRNA, proteomics, methylation, etc.) including meta-analysis and data integration of multiple data types;Evaluation of new and conventional statistical methodology for use in KCI research projects, application or adaptation of new methods as required and development of new methodology when necessary. Advanced quantitative statistical analyses for behavioral studies including analyzing daily and time-series data from behavioral interventions, and dynamic, non-linear, and interdependent data from video-recorded communication interactions. The successful candidate will spend the majority of their time in collaboration with KCI investigators to assure appropriate statistical considerations and data management of proposed clinical, basic science and population science trials in compliance with KCI standards.Medical License for MD degree.Rank commensurate with credentials.
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.