Faculty Positions - Department of Biostatistics

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Motomi Mori
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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, founded in 1962, is the first and only cancer center solely focused on pediatric cancer. The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay


The Department of Biostatistics at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital invites applications for multiple faculty positions at the Instructor, Assistant or Associate Member (equivalent to Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor) level,  depending on qualifications and experience.


We are looking for candidates with collaborative research interests in psychology, neurocognitive research, cancer clinical trials, clinical and molecular infectious diseases, immunology and basic science research. Desirable candidates should have experience and expertise in clinical trial designs focusing on early phase trials, precision oncology trials and pragmatic trials, psychometrics, causal inference, omics data and innovative statistical modeling in clinical and basic science. Expertise of artificial intelligence and machine learning in medicine, and real-world evidence would be a plus.


The department currently consists of fifty-eight faculty and staff: eleven faculty, three post-doctoral fellows, twenty-five master’s level biostatisticians, eight computer scientists and several administrative staff.


Applicants must demonstrate excellent oral and written communications skills, have interest in biomedical collaborations, and be proficient in statistical computing. Compensation and benefits are very competitive and commensurate with experience.


Interested candidates should submit (1) a letter of interest that addresses the qualifications for this position; (2) a curriculum vitae including the names of three references, and; (3) a research statement directly on-line.


In addition, please arrange for three letters of reference to be sent via email to: Dr. Li Tang (Li.Tang@stjude.org)



Minimum Education

Candidates must have a PhD in Biostatistics or Statistics and a record of peer-reviewed publications showing evidence of (for Instructor and Assistant Member, a potential of) productive methodological research.
Applicants must demonstrate excellent oral and written communications skills, have interest in biomedical collaborations and be proficient in computing

Other Information

COVID-19 vaccine:


As of September 10, 2021, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has mandated the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious accommodation, as a condition of employment.


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