Ph.D. Statistician: Jacksonville, Florida
***This Position Has Been Filled***
Degree Requirement: Ph.D. in Statistics or Biostatistics, with emphasis in applied statistics
The applicant's primary duty will be to collaborate with medical staff on a wide variety of clinical and basic research studies as a leader of a statistical team. The consulting involves study design and analysis, manuscript preparation, and oral presentations. The position requires outstanding oral and written communication skills, self-direction, and the ability to direct activities of assigned support staff. Biomedical consulting experience is a definite plus. Familiarity with some statistical computer packages (SAS, Splus) is desirable. Although the salary for this position does not require extramural support, demonstrated ability to obtain funding is a significant strength.
The successful candidate will work within the Biostatistics Unit, with a charge to provide statistical support for a number of clinical or basic science research groups. Primary responsibilities of the statistician will be:
The Jacksonville site of the Mayo Clinic in Florida has had an on-site Biostatistics presence since September 2002. The Biostatistics Unit currently consists of two statisticians (one PhD, one MS) and they are now in need of another PhD statistician in order to support the continuing growth in research activity at this site.
The members of the Biostatistics Unit maintain close connections with the members of the Division of Biostatistics at in Rochester. They share the same network computer facilities, are included on email lists, join in on meetings via teleconference, and can view seminars via videoconference.
Biostatisticians at the Mayo Clinic collaborate with investigators from almost every medical specialty, with commitments in such diverse areas as oncology, neuroscience, orthopedics, gastroenterology, transplantation, and epidemiology. Although not essential, applications demonstrating expertise with statistical methods in one or more of the following areas would be particularly welcomed: clinical trials, genetics, microarray analysis.
The Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical institution with a worldwide reputation for excellence. The Jacksonville site of the Mayo Clinic opened in 1986 and has over 300 staff physicians and scientists. As a tertiary-care center, Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville offers patients access to medical, surgical and research staff who concentrate on developing thorough knowledge of specific diseases and treatments.
Jacksonville, located in Northeast Florida at the crossroads of two interstate highways, has a population of more than 1,000,000 residents. It is the largest city in the contiguous United States in land area, a major port, the insurance and financial center of the state, site of U.S. Navy bases and the home of the National Football League's Jacksonville Jaguars. The Mayo Clinic is located to the east of Jacksonville, approximately five miles from the beach.
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Please send a letter of application, resume, college transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to:
Julia E. Crook, Ph.D.
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