Postdoctoral Fellow for New Telehealth Research Center

Job Locations USA-NY-New York
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/12/2023 3:26 PM)
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Company Overview

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) is one of the world’s premier cancer centers, committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The blending of research with patient care is at the heart of everything we do. The institution is a comprehensive cancer center whose purposes are the treatment and control of cancer, the advancement of biomedical knowledge through laboratory and clinical research, and the training of scientists, physicians and other health care workers. 

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow in biostatistics who is interested in statistical and
computational methods development and application. This position will provide exciting opportunities to work
with large-scale multi-center telehealth data and develop novel methods for causal inference, machine learning,
data integration, and precision oncology. Successful candidate will work on development, as well as applications
of these methods and will participate in knowledge generation and will be expected to publish findings in toptier statistical and biomedical literature.


This position will be supported by MATCHES (Making Telehealth
Delivery of Cancer Care at Home Effective and Safe), a new NCI-funded center
( dedicated to building the necessary
evidence base to guide the appropriate role of telehealth in the delivery of cancer care. A multi-disciplinary team
of investigators at MSK has received a 5-year award to support this work and will launch this project in the fall
of 2022.


Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in biostatistics, statistics, machine learning, or a related field. The
successful candidate should have solid methodological training in statistics, be comfortable working with large
data sets, be proficient in R and/or Python, and have experience working on Unix/Linux systems. Prior
experience with telehealth data, causal inference, and precision medicine would be an asset.
The successful applicant will be supervised jointly by Drs. Yuan Chen, Katherine Panageas, and Mithat Gönen.
This position is open immediately. The initial appointment is for two years with a possibility for renewal. To
apply, please send a cover letter, CV, research statement (optional) and the names of 3 references by email to
Samantha Vasquez at


MSKCC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all
aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive
consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national
origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis
for an employment decision.

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