Website The National Institutes of Health
The Biostatistics Branch (BB) within the Biometric Research Program (BRP) of the Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD) (https://dctd.cancer.gov) of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) is seeking candidates, preferably with a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics or equivalent.
The candidate will be a member of the BRP (https://brb.nci.nih.gov) and will collaborate with NCI investigators in the DCTD Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program (CTEP) (https://www.ctep.cancer.gov) and Cancer Diagnosis Program (CDP) (https://cdp.cancer.gov), and potentially other NCI programs, including the NCI Center for Cancer Research (https://ccr.cancer.gov).
Coordination with DCTD senior staff in the development and review of national clinical trials evaluating new therapeutics and diagnostics.
Candidates with an interest in clinical trial design and molecular/imaging characterization of cancer are encouraged to apply.
Conduct research on statistical issues arising in clinical and translational science, including clinical trial design, management and analysis, diagnostics development, and other important topics related to cancer research.
Qualification & Experience:
- The BB is organizationally located within the BRP, DCTDC, and NCI. The BB is responsible for statistical leadership and oversight for the national program of therapeutic and diagnostic clinical trials of the NCI, as well as translational research in developmental therapeutics, diagnostics, and cancer imaging. Members of the BB are primarily doctoral-level statisticians who are experts in the development, evaluation, and application of state-of-the-art methods for the design, monitoring, and analysis of clinical trials evaluating new therapeutics and precision medicine approaches. The BRP is an integral component of NCI that supports NCI’s overall mission by enhancing the rate of promising scientific discoveries, and the efficiency of their translation, to advance clinical care to reduce the burden of cancer in the United States and around the world.
Company: The National Institutes of Health
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Functions: Others
Job Location: Bethesda, MD, US
Application Deadline: N/A