Open Statistical Analyst and Bioanalyst Positions

Statistical Analyst or Senior Statistical Analyst

The Division of Quantitative Sciences is seeking highly motivated statistical analysts with expertise in biostatistics or bioinformatics. Successful candidates will join a team of biostatisticians and bioinformaticians working on a wide variety of collaborative projects in cancer research. Each position will have a primary focus in biostatistics or bioinformatics. Requirements include:

  • Master's degree in biostatistics, bioinformatics, statistics, computing or related field
  • Working knowledge of Windows and/or UNIX operating systems
  • Experience in programming and statistical analysis
  • Proficiency in S-PLUS, SAS, Fortran, C or similar software/language
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Work experience in medical/biomedical research (preferred)
  • Experience writing reports and analytical sections of grant applications (preferred)

Bioanalyst or Research Bioanalyst

The position of bioanalyst focuses on the biological interpretation of molecular data (in terms of pathways, ontologies, published literature, etc.). Requirements include:

  • Master’s degree (Ph.D. preferred) in a field of biology, biomedical science, biostatistics or bioinformatics
  • Strong computer skills, including programming (experience with R or Bioconductor programming)
  • One or more years of experience directly relevant to bioinformatics in medical research (genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, sequence analysis, etc.)
  • Experience in the analysis and interpretation of high-throughput molecular data
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience writing reports and analytical sections of grant applications (preferred)


Information for Applicants

Salaries are competitive and commensurate with experience.

Send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and three (3) letters of reference (include contact information for references) to:

If by postal mail, send to:

Search Committee for Statistical Analysts and Bioanalysts
Division of Quantitative Sciences - Unit 1409
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
P. O. Box 301402
Houston TX 77230-1402

Fax: 713-563-4243