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How to Apply

Interested applicants should send a CV, a list of three references, a statement of research interests, and a transcript (if a recent graduate) to: Professor Matthew Schipper, PhD, Chair of Search Committee, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5010.  Email:  mjschipp@med.umich.edu

 

Job Summary

The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Michigan is recruiting a Research Assistant Professor to join a vigorous multi-disciplinary group of researchers from Radiation Oncology, Biostatistics and other departments. We are looking for candidates who value collaborative research and can also lead research projects and develop a research program in Cancer Biostatistics.  Areas of special interest include statistical methods for personalized medicine, predictive modeling, survival analysis, clinical trials, imaging, bioinformatics, and statistical genetics but applications from individuals in related areas will also be considered.

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.

Responsibilities*

The candidate would join several existing research teams and would either perform or oversee statistical data analysis as well as design clinical trials.  Collaborative projects coming out of these teams will serve as motivating examples for development of novel statistical methodology.  Teaching expectations will include jointly teaching a bi-annual statistics course for Radiation Oncology residents as well as advising biostatistics PhD students as they assist in research projects.  The candidate will ultimately be expected to obtain external funding either as a PI or as a co-investigator.  Institutional service will be required.  Additional information on criteria for research faculty can be found at https://research.umich.edu/appointments-promotions#9.

Required Qualifications*

Position requirements include a PhD in biostatistics, statistics or related degree.  A publication record including first authored papers is essential.  Strong communication skills are also essential. 

Desired Qualifications*

External funding history and specific background in Radiation Oncology is desired but not required.

 

Additional Information

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine, by the start of the fall term on August 30, 2021.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening, fingerprinting 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.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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

 

U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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

 

U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.