Arbor Research Collaborative for Health

Position ID: 2106-SRS [#12441]
Position Title: Senior Research Scientist, Biostatistics
Position Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biostatistics
Application Deadline: none (posted 2018/09/05)
Position Description:    

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Arbor Research Collaborative for Health seeks a Senior Research Scientist to lead our outstanding team of biostatisticians and epidemiologists and to promote sophisticated and innovative analytics across our research portfolio, serve as senior biostatistics investigator for research projects, and secure new funding opportunities as a valued member of our dynamic and multidisciplinary team. We work with large-scale observational data, administrative data, and on projects at the interface of translational and clinical outcomes research, with public and private funding support.

This opportunity is for individuals with a PhD in biostatistics, an established record of scholarship, and success in leading large research studies. This is a superlative opportunity for academic productivity and visibility, pursuit of new scientific opportunities, and mentoring of highly motivated investigators. An innovative spirit and collaborative, respectful approach to team leadership are absolute requirements.

Arbor Research provides a unique environment for academically-oriented research scientists because we work together toward shared goals, in pursuit of our mission to improve patient care through research that shapes medical policies and practice. Funding proposals and funded projects are pursued as a team, with emphasis on group rather than individual performance, and resources are directed toward investigator-initiated research and career growth.

Arbor Research Collaborative for Health, a nonprofit organization located in Ann Arbor, MI, is the preferred employer for professionals passionate about improving health care policy, health care delivery, and health outcomes through evidence based research. At our core, we value collaborative spirit, creativity, credibility, and dedication. Our interdisciplinary team brings together expertise from a variety of fields and disciplines to answer complex research questions by thinking across boundaries and generating innovative approaches.

Bright, enthusiastic individuals thrive at Arbor Research. We provide a rich benefits package along with high quality learning and development opportunities, and a casual yet professional work environment in support of achieving a positive work/life balance. These attributes provide our dedicated employees the flexibility to work collaboratively and creatively in order to make credible contributions to the research community. Join our diverse and dynamic team today and contribute to the improvement of patient care in the future!

More information about this opportunity and the benefit program at Arbor Research is available on the careers page at

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Projects and proposals • Lead successful proposals for new research studies that meaningfully support or extend Arbor Research’s portfolio • Provide leadership as principal or contributing investigator to ongoing major studies at Arbor Research • Oversee research leading to peer-reviewed publications of highest quality, in collaboration with our productive multidisciplinary team • Extend the impact of our work by identifying and implementing additional ways to translate our published research into improving health outcomes • Present seminars and lectures externally on behalf of Arbor Research

Biostatistics leadership • Recruit, retain, provide direct supervision, and promote career growth for our team of investigator-level biostatisticians and epidemiologists • Provide oversight of analytic processes and implementation of best practices across the organization

Strategic growth • Contribute substantively to strategic initiatives that further the Arbor Research mission and values

Supervision General administrative supervision is received from Vice President, Clinical Research. Direct reports include investigator-level biostatisticians and epidemiologists.

Required Qualifications • PhD in biostatistics or epidemiology • No fewer than seven (7) years of postdoctoral research experience at Arbor Research and/or a comparable research-based organization • Established scholarly research success, as demonstrated by specific content-area expertise and reputation, lead or senior authorship on a portfolio of refereed publications, invited presentations, and/or project reports • Demonstrable scientific independence • Established success in a leadership role for large research projects and in securing funding for new projects • Established mentorship and leadership skills and successes • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a wide variety of audiences, including the health care community, sponsors, and policy makers • Ability to travel, including international, with several nights away from home per year

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Arbor Research Collaborative for Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Arbor Research Collaborative for Health provides reasonable accommodation upon request, in accordance with State and Federal laws.

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