Job Title: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Biostatistics
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, WA S
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Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Biostatistics
Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first and largest cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.
A Post-Doctoral Research Fellow position is available in the Biostatistics & Biomathematics Department within Public Health Sciences (http://www.fredhutch.org/en/labs/phs/projects/biostats.html). The successful applicant will develop and apply statistical methods for high dimensional data from mobile health or wearable computing (e.g., accelerometer) studies. Fellow will engage in methodological research in functional data analysis, repeated measurement data and measurement error. Fellow will have opportunities to participate in large-scale epidemiologic studies with very rich data on mobile health data and developing cutting-edge statistical methods to address new challenges in these data.
Suitable applicants should have a PhD or equivalent degree in Statistics or Biostatistics. Strong theoretical, computational, and communication skills are desired. Knowledge and experiences in nonparametric smoothing, functional data analysis and measurement error are preferred. In particular, a successful candidate should be able to write efficient programs in R and/or C. The position is available immediately and for up to two years.
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