Director of Biostatistics for Cancer Center Shared Resource, Associate/Full Professor, Cancer Center & Family Population & Preventive Medicine, Biostatistics

Stony Brook University
United States NY Stony Brook


Director of Biostatistics for Cancer Center Shared Resource, Associate/Full Professor, Cancer Center & Family Population & Preventive Medicine, Biostatistics

Location: Stony Brook, New York

Open Date:
May 09, 2023

Jul 09, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


Stony Brook Cancer Center (SBCC) is seeking to recruit a senior biostatistician as Director of the Biostatistics Shared Resource to develop and lead a multidisciplinary, independent research program by engaging in research and developing interdisciplinary collaborations in support of the mission of the Shared Resource and of SBCC in general.

SBCC conducts basic science, translational, clinical, and population sciences research on cancer, and includes scientists and physicians from 23 academic departments, and 4 schools at Stony Brook University (SBU). Spanning across multiple cancer types, the research programs at the SBCC include Oncogenic Drivers and Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis (ODMC); Imaging, Biomarker Discovery, and Engineering Sciences (IBES); and Lipid Signaling and Metabolism in Cancer (LSMC), in addition to a Translational Initiative in Population Sciences (TIPS). For more information regarding SBCC Research programs, visit

The successful candidate must demonstrate strong training and research in clinical trials and applications of statistical methods to biomedical sciences. Research in observational studies would be an additional important expertise. The Director of Biostatistics will be expected to contribute to SBCC growth through research and scholarship and maintain active involvement in appropriate national or international organizations and bodies. In addition to Research contributions the Director for the SBCC Biostatistics Shared Resource will have Administrative, Teaching and Service responsibilities. These responsibilities will include assisting in developing extramural grant applications in collaboration with cancer center investigators, including program-projects and other multi-project grants and providing expert Biostatistical guidance, mentoring and teaching within the Cancer Center and Family Population & Preventive Medicine communities including contributions to the Graduate Program in Public Health.


Required Qualifications:

• Ph.D. in Biostatistics, Statistics, or an equivalent terminal degree.
• Cancer-relevant research experience as evidenced by a strong record of peer-reviewed publications.
• Expertise in statistical design and execution of early phase clinical trial development.
• A proven extramural funding track record.
• Teaching experience at the masters or doctoral level with proven trainee & faculty mentorship skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Active extramural funding from Federal programs such as NIH.
• Experience with MPI, P01, or SPORE grant applications.
• Postdoctoral research training experience.

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Special Notes

Tenure/Non-Tenure Track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. To qualify for tenure and/or a senior faculty appointment, the candidate must meet the criteria established by the School of Medicine (

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible.

Campus Description

Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine, represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools -- Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare -- as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 624 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children's, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region. In the Medical and Research Translation (MART) building, two floors are occupied by Stony Brook University Cancer Center’s outpatient services, and four floors are devoted to cancer research. Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential core values at Stony Brook Medicine. We believe we do our best and most impactful work when we leverage our diverse, equitable and inclusive perspectives. We are proud to recruit and hire talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences.


In accordance with federal and state regulations that all hospitals and nursing homes require personnel to be vaccinated against COVID-19, candidates who are not already fully vaccinated must obtain the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of a conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with that particular vaccine manufacturer’s protocol. Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of a job offer or in accordance with that particular vaccine manufacturer’s protocol, whichever comes later.

The state regulation also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The regulations allow for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

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