Faculty 2

Date Contact Description
09/30/2022 Stephanie Kocian
qhsjobsearchddsi@ccf.org

The Cleveland Clinic Health System (CC) is searching for a doctoral level faculty member to join its multidisciplinary Department of Quantitative Health Sciences on the Cleveland, Ohio main campus.  This is a full-time position consisting of 70% collaboration, focused on research from the CC’s Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute (DDSI), and 30% research. A doctoral degree with expertise in epidemiology, biostatistics or a related discipline 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. 

Job Requirements

  • PhD in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, or related discipline.
  • Experience as a collaborative biostatistician in a clinical setting.
  • Ability and desire to lead a team of MS-level biostatisticians supporting DDSI research.
  • Knowledge of and experience with design and analytical methods for clinical trials.

Expertise in translational bioinformatics or analyses of complex observational studies is desirable but not required. This is a ‘hard money’ position with no explicit requirements to obtain salary support

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 QHSjobsearchDDSI@ccf.org. Review of applications will begin April 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Quantitative Health Sciences has 27 faculty and over 125 members.  Areas of disciplinary research application include biostatistical methods, clinical trials, population health, statistical genetics, bioinformatics, statistical computing, predictive modeling, and computational biology. More information can be found at: http://www.clevelandclinic.org/qhs

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.

09/30/2022 Gerald Beck
qhsjobsearchdcc@ccf.org

The Department of Quantitative Health Sciences (QHS) at the Cleveland Clinic main campus is searching for a doctoral level biostatistician to grow and lead Data Coordinating Centers (DCC) of national multi-center NIH supported research studies. The QHS Department has 100 members, including 26 doctoral level statisticians or bioinfomaticians, 50 masters level statisticians, 11 statistical programmers, as well as systems programmers and study coordinators. The Department, and specifically the Section of Clinical Trials and Research Design, currently leads DCCs for 8 studies primarily in renal, pulmonary and cardiac disease.  This new position will enable these efforts to expand.  

The candidate should have participated in and/or led Data Coordinating Centers (DCC).  This person needs to be highly competitive in obtaining new NIH DCC grants and expanding our capability in this area.  A doctoral degree with expertise in biostatistics, or a related discipline, is required.  Candidates should have considerable experience collaborating on clinical research studies in an academic health care setting.  Statistical methodologic research relevant to clinical trials is desirable.  Excellent academic writing and communication skills must be clearly demonstrated, with verbal proficiency in the English language required. 

Job Requirements

  • PhD in biostatistics, or related discipline.

  • At least 6 years of experience as a biostatistician in a collaborative clinical research setting.

  • A successful record in a leadership role in one or more DCCs.

  • Demonstrated ability to design and analyze randomized clinical trials and/or observational studies.

  • Ability to collaborate and communicate well with clinical researchers.

  • Authorship of peer-reviewed publications demonstrating expertise in clinical research and use of advanced statistical methodology.

    The successful candidate will help write grant applications, obtain funding for and lead DCCs as well as contribute to the study design and analysis support of these multi-center studies.  Some teaching in the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine medical students is available.  Some independent PhD-level methodological research in a related area will also be expected. Master’s-level statistical support, and other support personnel, will be provided. The level of appointment will be commensurate with experience of the candidate. This is an excellent mid-career or higher opportunity and will provide ample opportunity for further career development.  

    Interested candidates should e-mail their curriculum vitae, the names of at least three references, and a letter summarizing their experience and interests to qhsjobsearchdcc@ccf.org.

    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.




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