The Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University (Winship) in collaboration with the Rollins School of Public Health invites applications from outstanding faculty candidates with national and international stature in biostatistics in cancer research to become the director of its Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource. We seek exceptional scientists with a dynamic and innovative methodological research program and an established leadership record. Faculty appointments will be in the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics within the Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University with possible joint appointment in other departments. Successful candidates will be expected to maintain independently funded research programs, lead shared resource faculty and staff in support of Winship investigators research projects, and participate in Winship leadership. Responsibilities include collaboration and consultation with Winship investigators on cancer specific projects, assistance in grant preparation, data analysis and preparing abstracts and manuscripts.
As Georgia’s first and only National Cancer Institute-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Winship serves as the coordinating center for a vast array of resources in medical, surgical, radiation oncology, diagnostic imaging, and the subspecialties of cancer care and prevention, basic and translational research throughout Emory University. Winship has over 400 clinical and research members with academic appointments in over 38 departments across the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health at Emory University. In total, Winship members hold over $78 million in peer-reviewed research funding. To learn more about the Winship Cancer Institute, its research, outreach, clinical trials, and faculty and staff, visit http://www.winshipcancer.emory.edu
The Rollins School of Public Health is a top-ranked public health program comprised of six academic departments: behavioral sciences and health education, biostatistics, environmental health, epidemiology, health policy and management, and global health, and hosts over two dozen interdisciplinary centers. More than 200 full-time, doctoral-level faculty members teach and conduct research in areas such as mathematical modeling of infectious disease transmission, exploring relationships between nutrition and chronic disease, and investigating cancer causation and control. The Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics includes 35 faculty members engaged in diverse methodological research areas, including cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, infectious diseases, cardiovascular and renal disease, epidemiological surveillance, and environmental and mental health. The department offers a doctoral graduate program in Biostatistics from the Laney Graduate School of Arts and Science and master’s degree programs in Biostatistics from the Rollins School of Public Health. A concentration in bioinformatics, imaging, and genetics (BIG) is available at the doctoral level.
Successful candidates should have a strong record of peer-reviewed research and publications with a particular focus in cancer-relevant research and fulfil the following requirements: hold a doctoral degree in biostatistics/statistics or a related field; demonstrate strong record of scientific collaborative research; exhibit excellent oral and written communication skills; demonstrated leadership experience.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter summarizing experience, a statement of research interests, a complete curriculum vitae, and three reference letters
Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and applications will be considered until positions are filled. The Winship Cancer Institute and the Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University are equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The department has a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates.