Research Division Chief In Biostatistics | Children’s National Health System | Washington, DC

  • Children’s National Health System
  • , DC

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Children’s National Health System is the only health system designed for kids in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. It has a community-based pediatric network, seven regional outpatient centers, an ambulatory surgery center, two emergency rooms, an acute care hospital, and collaborations throughout the region. Children’s National is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care. Its team of pediatric healthcare professionals treats more than 300,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation, and world.

Position Overview

The Research Division Chief of the Division for Biostatistics and Study Methodology directs all biostatistical, study design, and epidemiological support for investigators in the CRI and the greater research community of the Children’s National Health System. This position reports to the Research Center Director of the Center for Translational Science in CRI. The Chief also leads the Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design (BERD) component of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at Children’s National (CTSI-CN), a CTSA-funded partnership between the CNHS and The George Washington University (GWU), and participates in other institutional infrastructure grants. In addition, the Chief provides guidance on the role of biostatistics and epidemiology to CRI leadership.


  • A doctoral degree in statistics or biostatistics.
  • Ten to fifteen years of experience.
  • A demonstrated track record of scholarly excellence, preferably with a child-health focus, that includes strong research productivity and knowledge of state-of-the-art biostatistical methods.
  • The candidate’s academic credentials must be commensurate with appointment at the rank of Professor at The George Washington University.
  • Excellent communication skills are expected.
  • Experience in leadership of Data Coordinating Centers is desired.
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