• Faculty Position - Department of Biostatistics

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    Deokumar Srivastava
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  • Summary

    The Department of Biostatistics at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital invites applications for three faculty positions at the Assistant Member (Professor) or Associate Member (Professor) level depending upon qualifications and experience. The selected candidate will be expected to have continued independent statistical research motivated by biomedical collaborations.


    We are looking for candidates with research interests in a wide variety of areas that include Survival Analysis, Longitudinal Data Analysis, Multivariate Analysis, Clinical Trial Designs with emphasis on Early Phase Designs or Immunotherapy Trials, and High Dimensional/Machine Learning data analytic approaches with a focus toward precision medicine and/or medical surveillance. The candidates must be committed to collaborative research with clinical investigators.


    The Department consists of fourteen faculty positions, two post-doctoral fellows, twenty-six master’s level biostatisticians, eight computer scientists and several administrative staff. Compensation and benefits are very competitive and commensurate with experience.


    St Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a private, not-for-profit institute that is internationally recognized for its commitment to performing cutting edge research and providing state of the art clinical services, with the goal to improve the outcome for children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. St. Jude is the first and only pediatric cancer center to be designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute. Clinical and basic research activities are carried out in adjoining state-of-the-art buildings that provide an environment that fosters close collaboration between investigators.


    Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and CV directly online, and have three reference letters sent to:



    Dr. Deo Kumar Srivastava, Interim Chair
    Department of Biostatistics
    St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
    262 Danny Thomas Place
    Memphis, TN 38105-3678

    Minimum Education

    Candidates must have a PhD in Biostatistics or Statistics and a record of peer-reviewed publications showing evidence of (for 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.


    St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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