Staff Scientist

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Job Location
Seattle, WA
Job Description

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 Hutch's 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 nation's first and largest cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women's Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network.

Careers Start Here.
Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology (BBE) is seeking a Staff Scientist to serve as biostatistician for the HPTN HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN), including lead statistician responsibility for study design, monitoring and analysis. The Staff Scientist will supervise and conduct analyses of HPTN completed studies to support the scientific goals of the HPTN. He/she will also collaborate with scientists within the HPTN and develop creative solutions to statistical issues that arise within the HPTN.

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- Contribute to the science through independent and collaborative research including co-authoring papers and protocols.
- Serve as lead statistician on trial protocols, working collaboratively with HPTN investigators to design studies for HIV prevention. Supervise preparation of study monitoring reports and present study progress to monitoring committees.
- Provide leadership and direction for secondary analyses of completed studies, including laboratory-based investigations. Supervise secondary analyses conducted by master's level statisticians.
- Deliver talks on the results of the research.
- Maintain current knowledge of and contribute to advancements in HIV prevention and statistics through participation in professional organizations, scientific conferences, reading industry journals, and publication of manuscripts.
- Perform other tasks as required.

Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics or related field. Strong written and verbal communication required. Experience working with geographically diverse collaborative groups within a clinical research environment desired. Strong interest and experience in broad range of applied biostatistics desired.

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