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Postdoctoral Fellowship Biostatistics, Statistics, Mathematics

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Biostatistics, statistics, mathematics

This postdoctoral position is available within the Biostatistics Branch in the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG) of the U.S. National Cancer Institute, NIH in Bethesda, Maryland.

 Dr. Ruth Pfeiffer is seeking an applicant with training in statistics, biostatistics or a related field, who has solid statistical training and strong computational skills. Projects include developing new models and methods for analyzing novel types of data from studies of cancer. Types of data include electronic health records, as well as molecular studies of tissue and circulating biomarkers. The candidate is expected to participate in research team efforts, and lead several projects, leading to publications and have opportunities to collaborate within an inter-disciplinary environment.

The successful candidate will be mentored to achieve their goals, progressing to greater independence during the fellowship. 

Qualifications: The candidate should have (or expect to have soon) a PhD in statistics, biostatistics or a related field, solid statistical training, and strong computational skills. US citizenship is not required. Individuals with training in epidemiologic methods and statistics, strong quantitative skills, and excellent writing skills are encouraged to apply.
For more information contact:

Ruth Pfeiffer, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator
Biostatistics Branch

To Apply: Submit a cover letter, CV, and names of three referees to Dr. Ruth Pfeiffer (