Faculty Biostatistics & Epidemiology collaborate with Musculoskeletal Research Cleveland Clinic
Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Cleveland Clinic
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Type: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: ORI
The Cleveland Clinic Department of Quantitative Health Sciences has a faculty opening, at the Cleveland Ohio main campus, for an early to mid-career biostatistician with interest in a long-term commitment to lead biostatical collaborations an further strengthen and expand a nationally preeminent musculoskeletal research program. This a full-time position that will consist of 70% complex collaborative, multidisciplinary investigations with clinical faculty focused on designing and analyzing observational studies and clinical trials, and 30% independent research lead by the recruit. Appointment will be at the Assistant or Associate Staff level with equivalent level appointment available as Assistant or Associate Professor in the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University.
Current activities of the Musculoskeletal Research Center include NIH and industry-funded clinical trials and prospective cohort studies of upper and lower extremity orthopaedic surgeries and non-operative procedures, development of improved imaging markers of musculoskeletal disease progression and response to treatment, and retrospective cohort studies using institutional and multicenter databases.
We are seeking an individual with expertise in clinical research design and statistical tools for analysis of cohort studies and clinical trials, including longitudinal data analysis, survival analysis and modern variable selection methods. Good written and oral communication skills and enthusiasm for research in orthopaedic surgery, sports medicine, biomechanics, and related health outcome measures are important for this position. Understanding of measurement validation, causal modeling from observational databases including propensity score methods, causal estimands and graphical models, as well as some experience with observational databases are highly desirable. Successful candidates will have strong leadership and collaborative skills and clinical knowledge to collaborate with multidisciplinary teams of scientists, engineers, and physicians across the enterprise.
Hard-money position with no explicit requirements to obtain salary support.
Primary collaborating units: Department of Orthopaedics and investigators across the Musculoskeletal Research Center.
The metropolitan and suburban areas of Cleveland comprise a population of over 3 million, rich in cultural resources and diversity. The city itself is centrally located to several other large cities and enjoys a low cost of living index. Cleveland Clinic is among the world’s largest, busiest health centers, and ranked the second-best U.S. hospital by U.S. News & World Report.
Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. We are a smoke/drug free environment.
PhD in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, or a related discipline.
Experience as a collaborative biostatistician in a clinical setting.
Ability and desire to lead an existing team of MS-level biostatisticians supporting musculoskeletal research.
Expertise in design and analysis of complex observational studies.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Interested candidates should email a curriculum vitae, the names of at least three references and a letter summarizing experience, research interests, and fit for the position to qhsjobsearchori.@ccf.org Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
About Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland Clinic is one of the world’s largest and busiest health centers. U.S. News & World Report has declared that we are among the top two “Best Hospitals” in America. In cardiology and urology, we lead the nation. Our Heart Center has been ranked number one in America for 21 years in a row in U.S. News & World Report.
Since 1998, Cleveland Clinic has used the EPIC electronic health record, which contains more than 4 million unique patients. We have approximately 200 million patient encounters and 25 million hospital encounters, with 10 million patient transactions per day. Moreover, we have more than 1 billion lab results, and all of these data are available to Cleveland Clinic researchers.
The Lerner Research Institute is home to Cleveland Clinic’s laboratory-based translational and clinical research, including the Department of Quantitative Health Sciences. Nearly 2,000 scientists and support personnel pursue a wide range of biomedical questions with the common goal of improving human health. We are committed to academic excellence, and the great majority of our faculty also has appointments at the nearby Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland State University, ...Kent State University, and/or University of Akron. We are an integral part of the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University – a program dedicated to training the next generation of physician-scientists. Total annual research expenditures at Cleveland Clinic exceed $250 million, including more than $100 million in federal funding. Our faculty publish approximately 1,300 research articles per year, many of which appear in high impact journals. The Department of Quantitative Health Sciences has expertise in all aspect of clinical research from study design through statistical analysis and reporting.
Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.
We are a smoke/drug free environment.