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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

Our Genitourinary and Precision Oncology group at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center and the Division of Hematology-Oncology in the Department of Internal Medicine is seeking a full-time statistician at the intermediate level. This position necessitates application of statistical methods in conjunction with appropriate project management skills. Under general direction of the principal investigator Ajjai Alva, the statistician will select study samples of patient data in our large institutional
and consortium-wide databases, publicly available datasets and from our clinical trials focused on immuno-oncology, precision therapeutics and urologic oncology; analyze and interpret a wide variety of clinical research data according to established statistical methods; and prepare reports and tables summarizing results of such analyses. In addition, the statistician will help coordinate statistical aspects of projects across multiple stakeholders, including preparation of reports for manuscripts. The position requires an individual who can work with a high degree of independence within the scope of their responsibilities. The individual will be expected to analyze, compare, and evaluate outcomes without immediate supervision. The position includes excellent University benefits, competitive salary, and opportunities for career advancement and development.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  •  Retirement Savings Opportunities


 Employing epidemiological methods to evaluate associations as well as
inferential statistical analyses.

 Contributing intellectually to the design, programming, methodology, analysis,
reporting, and dissemination of new grant applications, research projects,
abstracts, and research publications.

 Communicating with investigators, stakeholders, and other collaborators,
maintaining positive and cooperative relationships in daily interactions.

Required Qualifications*

Master’s Degree in public health, epidemiology, or biostatistics. Minimum of two years of direct experience with programming and management of complex longitudinal

Desired Qualifications*

  • Highly preferred: prior (1-3 years) experience with clinical trial research and clinical databases is highly preferred.
  • Excellent professional, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Project management experience, including prioritizing competing demands between projects, tracking deliverables, submitting institutional review board (IRB) applications, developing progress reports

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.