Faculty Biostatistics & Epidemiology to collaborate with Center for Value-Based Care
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: CVCR
The Department of Quantitative Health Sciences is seeking a motivated PhD Biostatistician or Epidemiologist to lead Biostatistical collaborations with the Center for Value-Based Care in Cleveland Clinic's Internal Medicine Institute. The successful candidate will lead Biostatistical design and analysis for large observational studies and clinical trials. Research in the Center is led by 9 full time investigators who have over $22M in federal funding. Studies will involve assessments of the effect of interventions on patient outcomes, causal inference, and predictive modeling. Inference from observational studies will be used to plan prospective trials, including cluster-randomized trials and stepped wedge designs. Currently the center supports 3 QHS Master’s degree programmers whom the new hire will oversee and mentor.
A doctoral degree with expertise in biostatistics and/or epidemiology is required. The position includes a non-tenured appointment to the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University at rank commensurate with experience. Candidates should enjoy collaborating on and bringing creative analytic approaches to complex problems in health care and have a strong desire to publish journal articles. Excellent English written and oral communication skills are essential.
This is a “hard money” position with no explicit requirements to obtain salary support. The position is 70% collaboration and 30% independent research.
The Department of Quantitative Health Sciences has 27 faculty and over 130 members. Areas of disciplinary research application include biostatistical methods, clinical trials, population health, statistical genetics, bioinformatics, statistical computing, predictive modeling, and computational biology. For more career information see the Quantitative Health Sciences Career site. 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
Knowledge of and experience with design and analytical methods for complex observational studies and clinical trials.
Experience as a collaborative biostatistician in a clinical setting.
Ability and desire to lead a team of MS-level Biostatisticians
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 QHSjobsearch@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.