Associate Director of Clinical Trials Statistical and Data Coordinating Center (hybrid)
Housed within the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Michigan School of Public Health (rated the top biostatistics program by the National Academies), Statistical Analysis of Biomedical and Educational Research (SABER) is known for its strong statistical expertise and partnership with investigators in a wide range of disciplines to tackle new challenges in clinical research. We are seeking an Associate Director with expertise in designing and leading large, multi-center clinical research network projects involving clinical trials, cohort studies, or registries.
Reporting to and working closely with the Director, you’ll manage 8 direct reports and work with a team of 45 statisticians, database administrators, data managers, software developers, project managers, clinical monitors, and research administrators. You will also collaborate with biostatistics faculty, integrating their expertise and specialized statistical insights into SABER projects, or acting as the DCC for their studies. You will contribute to the success of SABER’s program by ensuring successful grant awards, participating in study design and overseeing data analyses, providing mentorship in your field of study to foster a culture of excellence and continuous learning, and developing a record of substantive and sustained contributions to interdisciplinary applied collaborative research or methodological research.
Begun in 1999, SABER is the data coordinating center (DCC) for several NIH-funded networks and multi-center trials and cohort studies. Areas of application include pulmonology, diabetes, hepatology, cardiovascular disease, neurology, nephrology, rheumatology, autism, and emergency medicine.
How You’ll Make an Impact: Key Focus Areas
Work Environment and Benefits
The Department of Biostatistics has 43 primary faculty members and 230 full-time PhD and master’s students. The Department is involved in cutting-edge methodological research and scientific investigation in many areas of public health and biomedical research. The Department has close ties with the Department of Statistics, the Institute for Social Research, the Medical School, the Michigan Institute for Data Science, The Institute of Health Policy and Innovation, the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center, and other research groups across campus.
Approximately 80% of SABER’s portfolio is in collaboration with University of Michigan Medical School faculty.
We encourage you to apply even if your experience is not a 100% match with the position description; we will consider people from a variety of backgrounds and career experiences.
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