Faculty 1

Date Contact Description
09/21/2018 Brian Hobbs

Biostatistics Faculty for Cleveland Clinic Department of Quantitative Health Sciences

The Department of Quantitative Health Sciences (QHS) at the Cleveland Clinic main campus is searching for faculty candidates at the level of assistant or associate staff, to conduct independent research as well as collaborate with Cleveland Clinic investigators in the Taussig Cancer Institute. Successful candidates will join an active group of 96 QHS faculty, biostatisticians, analysts, data scientists, and programmers working in diverse areas of biomedicine.

Candidates should demonstrate both expertise in developing quantitative methodology as well as experience in contributing to multi-disciplinary clinical and/or translational cancer research. Additional requirements include experience designing experimental studies, directing research analysts, and supervising analyses of clinical datasets. 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

The level of appointment will be commensurate with experience of the candidate, and there are no requirements to obtain salary support. Master’s level statistician personnel support will be provided.   Some teaching of our Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine medical students as well as oncology residents and fellows is expected. The candidate will be expected to help write collaborative research proposals, grant applications, and manuscripts.  Independent PhD-level methodology research in a related area is expected.

The Cleveland Clinic is a not-for-profit, multi-specialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. The Taussig Cancer Institute has been rated by U.S. News & World Report Magazine among the best cancer institutes in the country and is a part of the NCI designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center.   The Cancer Institute is a very active research organization with many investigator initiated projects and a robust presence at national meetings

Interested candidates should e-mail their curriculum vitae, the names of at least three references, and a letter summarizing their experience and interest to QHSJobSearchTCI@ccf.org. Further questions regarding the position may be directed to Brian Hobbs (hobbsb@ccf.org; Subject: Taussig faculty position 2018).

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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Postdoctoral 1

Date Contact Description
06/05/2018 Dr. Daniel Rotroff

Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Duties and Responsibilities: The Rotroff Lab in the Department of Quantitative Health Sciences (QHS) at the Cleveland Clinic is seeking one driven and enthusiastic applicant with an interest in using quantitative approaches to drive advancements in precision medicine. An ideal candidate should enjoy working in an interdisciplinary environment and have a background in bioinformatics, pharmacogenomics, statistics, biostatistics, or computational biology. 

Our work is focused on finding new and creative ways to develop predictive signatures of adverse outcomes and drug response in complex diseases. Exciting areas we are currently pursuing include new methods for identifying subtypes within disease classifications (e.g., type 2 diabetes) and developing whole genome prediction models. The successful applicant will have opportunities to lead projects, publish papers, occasionally be involved in grant writing, collaborate with clinicians and basic scientists, attend national conferences, develop novel methodology, and work with data from multiple -omics platforms including genomics, epigenomics, metabolomics, and data from electronic health records.

A highly supportive and dynamic environment will be provided to help in the transition to an independent research career. QHS is located in the Lerner Research Institute of the Cleveland Clinic and consists of an active group of >90 QHS faculty, biostatisticians, analysts, data scientists, and programmers working in diverse areas of biomedicine. The Cleveland Clinic is currently ranked as the No. 2 hospital in the country by U.S. News & World Report (2017-2018).

Position Qualifications: The application should have a Ph.D. degree in one of the following areas: Bioinformatics, Statistics, Genetics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Computational Biology, or a related field. Programming experience in R or scripting languages such as Python/Perl on Unix/Linux is required. An ideal candidate will also have knowledge in genetics, pharmacology, and/or pathology, but is not required.  

Salary Range: Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualification. Benefits will be in accordance with Cleveland Clinic standard postdoctoral benefits.

Application Address: Interested applicants should send the following documents to Dr. Daniel Rotroff at rotrofd@ccf.org:

1.     A cover letter

2.     Statement of research interest

3.     Curriculum Vitae

4.     Contact information for at least three references

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Technical & Adminstrative

Applications for technical research positions and administrative positions at the Lerner Research Institute can be submitted on the Cleveland Clinic jobs web site.