H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL

Job posting number: #7107403 (Ref:hlj_38942)

Posted: August 5, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

We seek applications from exceptional individuals with strong quantitative analytic skills in biostatistics. 

Position Highlights:

  • Manage and curate multiple datasets for ongoing melanoma research studies.
  • Analysis of environmental and genetic risk factors for disease derived from a large family-based study.
  • Analysis of the impact of an intervention to change prevention behaviors.
  • Assist with the preparation of manuscripts and grants (statistical methods sections).

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience working with large-scale structured data.
  • Strong statistical programming skills with proficiency in R and SAS.
  • Adeptness in database management, documentation, and reproducible research.
  • Track record of independent thinking and innovative approaches to problem solving.
  • Working knowledge of healthcare, medical, and oncology terminology.
  • Outstanding interpersonal abilities and excellent communication skills.


  • Works closely with the Principal Investigator to manage ongoing research data.
  • Works closely with the Biostatistics faculty and staff to conduct data analyses and prepare manuscripts for publication.
  • Works with external collaborators to track and manage data.
  • Works closely with Research Coordinator and application developers to perform quality control on data.

Credentials and Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in biostatistics, or in a related field with no experience OR Bachelor's degree with 5 years of relevant experience required.
  • Two years of hands-on experience with statistical packages such as SAS, R, or other relevant software packages is preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software is required.

Mission To create a Moffitt culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision To advance and accelerate a culture of access, equity, and inclusion. Diversity is a priority at Moffitt and is meant "to promote a culture of diversity and inclusion as we contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer." The Enterprise Equity Department focuses its efforts on eliminating those obstacles to an individual’s ability to exist within their personal comfort zone at the cancer center. Everyone is important to meeting this priority. Addressing and responding to diversity and inclusion fosters an environment where mutual respect for diverse cultures, communication styles, languages, customs, beliefs, values, traditions, experiences and other ways in which we identify ourselves, is the expectation.

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