Location: Seattle, Washington
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Washington.
With a track record of global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy and COVID-19 vaccines, Fred Hutch has earned a reputation as one of the world's leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world's deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.
At Fred Hutch we value collaboration, compassion, determination, excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. These values are grounded in and expressed through the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our mission is directly tied to the humanity, dignity and inherent value of each employee, patient, community member and supporter. Our commitment to learning across our differences and similarities make us stronger. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an anti-racist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, anti-racism and inclusion.
The Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology Program (BBE) within the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division (VIDD) of Fred Hutch is seeking a Staff Scientist to serve as Protocol Statistician in support of the Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Consortium (IDCRC) protocols, collaborate with scientists within the IDCRC Program and develop creative solutions to statistical issues that arise.
The incumbent may perform some or all of the following responsibilities:
- Contribute to infectious disease prevention and treatment science through independent and collaborative research resulting in presentations and publications
- Provide statistical leadership in protocol development, monitoring, and reporting
- Develop statistical analysis plans and perform and oversee appropriate statistical analyses
- Mentor masters-level statisticians as necessary
- Contribute to preparation of new grant requests and annual progress reports
- Maintain current knowledge of and contribute to the coordinated national and global network of scientific experts working to develop and test vaccines, and other therapies to combat infectious diseases, particularly to respond rapidly to newly emerging infectious disease threats. This can be done by participation in professional organizations, scientific conferences, reading industry journals, and publication of manuscripts
- Perform other tasks as required
- A successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in biostatistics, epidemiology, or applied statistics
- Please submit a research statement of interest with your application
- Experience working with geographically diverse collaborative groups within a clinical research environment desired
- Prior knowledge of immunology, infectious diseases (e.g., polio, TB, HIV, etc.), and vaccine research would be a plus
- The ideal candidate will have experience in both early- and late-phase clinical trials, and/or broad statistical methodological experience
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious accommodations. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must, prior to their first day of employment: Provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 ; ORInitiate the accommodations process to request a religious or medical accommodation (medical accommodations require a healthcare provider's certification).
A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.
The annual base salary range for this position is from $65,484.00 to $165,440.00 and pay offered will be based on experience and qualifications.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center offers employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance health, well-being, and financial security. Benefits include medical/vision, dental, flexible spending accounts, life, disability, retirement, family life support, employee assistance program, onsite health clinic, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation (22 days per year), paid sick leave (up to 30 calendar days per occurrence of a qualifying reason), paid holidays (up to 13 days per year), paid parental leave (up to 4 weeks), and partially paid sabbatical leave (up to 12 months for professor track faculty, up to 6 months for other scientific staff).
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