Assistant Research Biostatistician - Epidemiology and Biostatistics

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Job Description

The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has a position available for an Assistant Research Biostatistician. The successful applicant will engage in a wide variety of collaborative projects. Projects involve the design, analysis, and publication of research in cancer epidemiology.

The successful applicant will have a Master’s degree in biostatistics, applied statistics, or related quantitative field, and will be proficient in the following tasks:

• Applying statistical methods in large population-based studies.
• Conducting analyses of longitudinal/survival-type data.
• Analyzing data from case-control and cross-sectional studies.
• Conducting association analyses of risk factor, genetic, and biomarker data.
• Manipulating high-dimensional data.
• Participating in planning for grants and proposals.
• Effectively communicating scientific ideas, methods, and results.

The successful applicant must be fluent in a statistical programming language, such as SAS, Stata, or R.

Note that applicants are required to attach a cover letter and CV when submitting the online application. Please also send your cover letter and CV that includes the names and contact information for three references to Dr. Katherine Panageas’s attention:


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  


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