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

Date Posted Mar. 15, 2024
Title Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Cancer Biostatistics
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology
The Markey Cancer Center at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine invites applications from outstanding candidates for an OPEN rank tenure-track faculty position, rank to be determined based upon applicant qualifications, 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. Competitive salary commensurate with level of experience and a professional environment to ensure success in building a career are available. The Markey Cancer Center is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center on the medical campus of the University of Kentucky. Situated on a campus with all six health profession colleges, the cancer center is located within a vibrant and expanding basic, clinical, and population research community with ample opportunities for collaboration within and across its research programs (see for more information).

Applications should include a curriculum vita, as well as a cover letter with a brief summary of research accomplishments and future research directions. Applicants should provide contact information for three professional references when prompted in the application. Applications should be submitted online via the University of Kentucky website and will be reviewed by a faculty search committee as applications arrive. Job posting will remain open until the position is filled. Competitive candidates will receive an invitation to visit the University of Kentucky for an interview. Candidate questions may be directed to: Brent Shelton, PhD, Assistant Director for Biostatistics, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource Facility, Markey Cancer Center via email at

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