Assistant or Associate Professor of Bioinformatics Tenure Track Positions

Wayne State University/Karmanos Cancer Institute
United States Michigan Detroit


The Department of Oncology at Wayne State University (WSU) School of Medicine and the Division of Population Sciences at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute (KCI) — an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center — are inviting applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.

The successful candidates are expected to serve as a faculty member of the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core (BBC) at KCI ( and to provide state-of-the-art statistical expertise at all stages of a research project, including grant application, study/trial design, data analysis, and manuscript publication, to support the cancer center faculty in basic science, clinical, and population research studies. Primary responsibilities include conducting methodological research, participating in collaborative research with investigators in cancer research, teaching and mentoring residents/fellows/graduate students through the Oncology department’s various academic programs, and serving on committees.


We seek candidates with a PhD degree in biostatistics, statistics, or closely related discipline prior to start date, with demonstrated expertise in the development of methodologies and/or a record of collaborative research. Candidates in all research areas of statistics, biostatistics and bioinformatics are welcomed and encouraged to apply. Interests or experience in one or more of the following areas are desirable: clinical trial design, genomics and genetics, and causal inference. The positions are full-time tenure-eligible positions through the Department of Oncology of Wayne State University School of Medicine. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience.

Start date

May 16, 2023

How to Apply

Interested candidates should email their “curriculum vita (CV) and research statement” as a single pdf file to:

Seongho Kim, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Oncology, School of Medicine
Director, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core, Karmanos Cancer Institute
Wayne State University