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Date: March 24, 2011 8:22:42 AM PDT
To: "SSC Discussion" <d-ssc@ssc.ca>
Subject: [d-ssc] FW: Recruitment for Director of the Biostatistics Shared Resource - University of Colorado Cancer Center

Dear colleagues:

Please bring to the attention the position described below
to anyone who may be interested in it, and contact
SHIRLEY.OFFERSON@UCDENVER.EDU directly with any inquiries.

Karen Kopciuk
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Dear Cancer Center Biostatistics Core Directors and Colleagues:

The Department of Biostatistics and Informatics in the Colorado School of
Public Health (CSPH) and the University of Colorado Comprehensive Cancer
Center (UCCC) have initiated a recruitment for the position of Director of
the Biostatistics Shared Resource (BSR) at UCCC. The position will provide
major opportunities for leadership, mentorship, and scholarship, working
with a broad base of faculty and student focused on quantitative analysis
of cancer research.

We are asking for your help in spreading the word and this e-mail, about
this position to colleagues and faculty with possible interest. We are
committed to conducting a broad and comprehensive recruitment, and your
support in helping us identify possible candidates is much appreciated.

The BSR Director will manage the resource, assign research projects to BSR
biostatisticians, provide consulting and collaborative services to UCCC
members and manage the financial resources with the assistance of UCCC
administration. Applicants must possess a PhD or equivalent degree in
Biostatistics and should have attained a faculty rank of Associate or full
Professor. She/he will have a national reputation as a cancer
biostatistician with specific experience in early phase cancer clinical
trial design. The incumbent is expected to play a major role in
maintaining currently funded programs in cancer research, developing new
NCI-funded collaborative grants to support additional UCCC quantitative
researchers, and identifying new trans-departmental, multidisciplinary
programs that link cancer research and the Colorado Clinical and
Translational Sciences Institute research initiatives. Candidates can be
considered for either the Research series or the Tenure-eligible faculty
series based on qualifications and experience.  Research faculty must
demonstrate excellent leadership ability, independent and collaborative
research interest, student and junior faculty mentoring and be willing to
perform a small amount of teaching when and if opportunities become
available.  Tenure-track candidates should, in addition, be experienced
and interested in teaching graduate courses in biostatistics, mentoring
PhD, MS and MPH students in Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Health
Services Research and carrying out statistical methods research. All
candidates are expected to have a strong publication record.

The CSPH Department of Biostatistics and Informatics includes 20 PhD level
faculty members and offers PhD, MS and MPH degrees in biostatistics and
participates in the PhD Programs in Epidemiology, Health Services
Research, Bioinformatics and other MPH tracks in the CSPH and the various
clinical sciences degrees offered on campus. UCCC is a National Cancer
Institute-designated consortium comprehensive cancer center headquartered
on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus with nearly 250 full members engaged in
collaborative cancer research at the University of Colorado Denver,
University of Colorado Boulder and Colorado State University, and
associated medical centers within Denver.

If you would like more information about this position, or if you would
like to be considered for this position, please contact Ms. Shirley
Offerson
(Shirley.Offerson@ucdenver.edu<mailto:Shirley.Offerson@ucdenver.edu>),
telephone (303) 724-7135 with questions. Thank you for your assistance.

Dan Theodorescu MD PhD
Paul A. Bunn Professor of Cancer Research
Professor of Surgery and Pharmacology
Director, University of Colorado Comprehensive Cancer Center

Dennis C. Lezotte PhD
Professor and Chair
Colorado School of Public Health, Biostatistics & Informatics










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Karen A. Kopciuk, Ph.D.
Research Scientist/Statistician
Population Health Research,
Alberta Health Services
- Cancer Care,
and Adjunct Assistant Professor,
Departments of Oncology, & Mathematics and Statistics,
University of Calgary
1331 - 29th Street N.W.
Calgary, AB, T2N 4N2
CANADA

Phone: (403) 521-3869
Fax:   (403) 270-8003
e-mail: kakopciu@ucalgary.ca

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