Assistant Research Professor

City of Hope is recruiting for experienced statisticians for non-tenure track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Research Professor, to support clinical trials and pre-clinical research in the newly created Hematology Institute. This will be joint appointment in Hematology and Biostatistics at a rank consistent with qualifications and experience. The successful applicant is also expected to contribute to the Hematology Institute’s research agenda through independent and collaborative research resulting in presentations and publications.


  • Doctorate in applied biostatistics/statistics or similar field.
  • Experience in designing and analyzing pre-clinical studies, clinical trials, including co-authoring grant proposals, protocols and peer-reviewed publications.
  • Ability to support broad pre-clinical research.
  • Excellent computing skills and a publication record documenting both self-directed and collaborative research.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple collaborations/deadlines.


  • Experience in Hematology or Oncology.
  • Experience analyzing biomarker data.
  • Knowledge of clinical trials designs incorporating biomarkers.
  • Ability to write efficient programs in R and/or SAS
  • Development of novel statistical methodologies

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • PhD in applied biostatistics/statistics or similar field

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy. Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

City of Hope strongly supports and values the uniqueness of all individuals and promotes a work environment where diversity is embraced. Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

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