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 Hutchs 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 nations first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Womens Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.
Dr. Fei Gao is seeking a Post Doctoral Research Fellow in the department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology in the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division.
We are seeking a recent or prospective doctoral graduate (Ph.D. or equivalent qualification) with strong training in biostatistics or statistics. The postdoctoral fellow-research associate will work directly with Dr. Fei Gao, and will conduct research on statistical methods for treatment efficacy evaluation for active-controlled HIV prevention trials. The work will consist of methodological development, statistical programming and simulation, and application of methods for data analysis. The products of the research will be academic presentations and peer-reviewed publications led by the post-doctoral fellow.
A Ph.D. in statistics or biostatistics, or equivalent degree is required. Candidates must have a strong methodology background and excellent communication skills (verbal written and presentation). Previous experience with clinical trials, survival analysis, or causal inference is preferred.
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At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers are discovering new ways to detect cancers earlier, improve treatments, and learn how to prevent cancers from growing. Although Fred Hutchinson opened its doors in 1975, its history began about 20 years before that. In 1962 Fred Hutchinson envisioned a center devoted to studying cancer, a disease that took his brother’s life. Today Fred Hutchinson is contributing to the next waves of breakthrough treatments and prevention strategies. Fred Hutchinson collaborates with the Seattle Cancer Alliance, the National Cancer Institute, and the University of Washington.