THE CHILDRENS MERCY HOSPITAL Senior Principal Biostatistician in Kansas City, Missouri
The Biostatistics and Epidemiology Core BEC housed within the Division of Health Services and Outcomes Research HSOR at Company Mercy Kansas City is embarking on a multi-year initiative to enhance the depth and breadth of our academic research enterprise. Over the next five years, we will recruit several new colleagues to enhance our existing strengths and/or broaden our capacity to fulfil our mission to improve the health and care of children and their families locally, nationally and internationally. We inviteapplications for the position of Senior Principal Biostatistician to leadthe Biostatistics and Epidemiology Core and play a foundational role in the development of our division. We are seeking accomplished individuals with established track records of scholarly publications, extramurally funded research, and an ability to provide mentoring and leadership to a growing group of biostatisticians and epidemiologists in an academic hospital setting. The successful candidate will make significant contributions to the Core's research portfolio and lead its ongoing expansion and educational endeavors.Candidates must have a PhD in statistics, biostatistics, or other related field.Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Candidates should have evidence of at least 10 years of successful collaborative biomedical and/or health services research as demonstrated by a strong record of publication and extramural funding. Ability to contribute to one or more of the hospital's strategic research areas of translational research, precision therapeutics, genomics, innovations in healthcare delivery, health services and outcomes, and analysis of high-dimensional data genetic and standard \\"big data\\" would be highly valued.The Senior Principal Biostatistician will be expected to work collaboratively with faculty across Company Mercy, partner institutions, and the community. The Senior Principal Biostatistician will direct the development of educational programs, including ongoing professional development for existing Core members, enhancement of course offerings for faculty development and fellowship programs, and pre- and post-doctoral training opportunities in collaboration with local institutionsConsistently ranked among the nation's best Company hospitals, Company Mercy integrates innovative clinical care, research and academic advancement to transform outcomes for half a million children in Kansas City and across the globe. In 2018, the Company Research Institute CRI received philanthropic gifts totalling $150 million, the largest one-time gift ever made to a Company hospital for pediatric research, from the Hall Family Foundation and the Sunderland Family Foundation. This funding will support construction of a new 375,000 square foot building, as well as fund extensive investments in faculty, staff, and programs, all dedicated to pediatric research. We are a core member of Frontiers: The Heartland Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, a $20 million Clinical and Translational Science Award CTSA from the National Institutes of Health headquartered at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Our Center for Pediatric Genome Medicine is the first of its kind in a Company hospital and our recent partnership with the National Cancer Institute-designated University of Kansas Cancer Center is focused on increasing pediatric research collaborations to benefit children with cancer.EEO Employer/Disabled/VetPlease send CV and cover letter toEmployer's Job# 4161Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement..