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Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Cancer Biostatistics
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Jun. 2, 2022
Title Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Cancer Biostatistics
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 7H375: Internal Medicine - Health Services Research
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology
The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center invites applications from outstanding candidates for one tenure-track faculty position at a to be determined (based upon applicant qualifications) OPEN rank (Asst,Assoc,Full Professor) position to participate in new and expanding efforts in clinical cancer research.
Expertise is sought in clinical trials research. Candidates that have experience serving as faculty at NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers and/or specific experience in cancer clinical trials in industry (either Pharma or CRO based) are particularly encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or DrPH degree with experience in cancer clinical trials design and implementation of statistical activities during trial conduct. Peer-reviewed abstracts and/or publications predominantly of a collaborative(co-authorship) nature will be expected in addition to development of a biostatistical leadership role in oversight and management of a portfolio of cancer clinical trials. Experience with biomarker analyses will be considered a plus.

The Markey Cancer Center has a strong commitment to professional development and mentoring. Generous start-up funds, competitive salary, and a professional environment to ensure success in building a career are available. The Markey Cancer Center is on the campus of the University of Kentucky, an institution driven to achieve top 20 status.

Interested candidates should submit an application via the University of Kentucky website. Applicants should submit a current CV, and a cover letter indicating (1) the names of at least three references who are agreeable to write letters of recommendation, (2) a brief summary of research accomplishments and future research directions.
The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions about the position can be emailed to:
Dr. Brent Shelton - or Ashley Peter -

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption.

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