Research Assistant Professor/Assistant Research Scientist/Research Investigator Position in Biostatistics

General Information:

The Department of Biostatistics at the University of Michigan is seeking applicants for a Research Assistant Professor or Assistant Research Scientist or Research Investigator faculty positions. A particular focus of this search is on candidates who are interested in cancer biostatistical research aligned with the Cancer Data Science (CDS) Shared Resource (  CDS fosters active engagement and collaboration geared towards development and application of rigorous biostatistical methodologies to data emerging from cancer-focused studies across the spectrum of basic, clinical and population sciences research at the Rogel Cancer Center at University of Michigan. Specifically, the focus will be on developing and implementing quantitative methodologies for cancer data that include, but not limited to, radiology-based investigations and clinical trial designs. Candidates must have a strong research background with a doctoral degree in biostatistics, statistics, mathematics, the computational sciences or a related field. Candidates being considered for this position will be expected to develop an outstanding research program. Excellent candidates with other research focus will also be considered and are encouraged to apply. 

Underfill Statement:

This position is posted as Research Assistant Professor/Assistant Research Scientist/Research Investigator. The rank of the selected candidate will depend upon the candidate’s qualifications. For more information regarding appointment criteria for these job titles, please visit

Department Information:

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.  

The University of Michigan offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Ann Arbor is a progressive city of about 120,000 year-round residents, and approximately 44,000 students, with excellent schools and a wide variety of sporting and musical activities. It is rated very highly in national surveys for its quality of life and has the amenities of a city many times its size. 

The University of Michigan is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Applications from women and minorities are welcomed and strongly encouraged.


Consideration of applications will begin on a rolling basis.  Interested applicants should submit their CV, a statement of research interest, the names of three references, and academic transcripts (if a recent graduate) to

Questions or Concerns:

Interested candidates can contact the University of Michigan Department of Biostatistics at or Veera Baladandayuthapani (, Director of CDS.