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Post Date: November 02, 2021

University of Washington (UW) | Department of Biostatistics - School of Public Health

Associate Professor (with tenure) or Assistant Professor (tenure-track)

Position details

The Department of Biostatistics within the School of Public Health at the University of Washington (UW) is a leading center of excellence for the development and application of statistical methods and theory in health sciences. It has longstanding partnerships with many local research institutes and with the Department of Statistics, with which it shares core courses in its rigorous training programs. More information can be found at https://www.biostat.washington.edu/about.

The Department of Biostatistics invites applications for one faculty position at the rank of Professor (with tenure), Associate Professor (with tenure) or Assistant Professor (tenure-track). This is a full time (100% FTE), 12-month service period position with anticipated start in Fall 2022. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidates will be expected to:

  1. maintain an established high-impact statistical research program supported by external grants; 
  2. participate in collaborative research with members of the Department, its partners and/or the greater scientific community; 
  3. provide educational leadership in the Department’s teaching program, including formal classroom teaching and mentoring of student research, with emphasis on innovative pedagogy and attention to equity, diversity and inclusion; 
  4. contribute to the departmental community by engaging in seminars and other departmental outreach activities, including in serving on key committees; 
  5. actively promote diversity, equity and inclusion in the Department and the field of biostatistics; 
  6. play an active role in Department, School and/or University governance and leadership. 

QUALIFICATIONS. Candidates must have a PhD or DSc (or foreign equivalent) in biostatistics, statistics, or a related field. It is critical that they also have an established record of high-quality research, teaching, and independent funding.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS. All applicants are asked to submit:

  1. a cover letter describing what they see as their future potential contribution (e.g., scientific leadership, pedagogy, diversity) to the discipline and Department; 
  2. an up-to-date curriculum vitae detailing publication, teaching and funding history; 
  3. a statement describing demonstrated commitment and activity in support of diversity, equity and inclusion; 
  4. contact information for three (3) references. 

This institution is using Interfolio to conduct this search. Applicants can submit all application materials free of charge via https://apply.interfolio.com/94846. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2021, continuing until the position is filled. Submitting all required documents by December 1, 2021 is strongly encouraged for full consideration.

CONTACT INFORMATION. For questions, please contact Ashneel Reddy at bacadhr@uw.edu.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY. The Department recognizes that health disparities stem from inequity, and encourages and supports the multiple identities of staff, faculty, and students including, but not limited to, socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, language, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, culture, geography, spiritual practice, mental and physical disability, and age. It strives to develop and maintain increased representation and recognition of each dimension of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. The department has an active Equity, Diversity and Inclusion committee. A summary of the mission and the activities of that committee can be found online (www.biostat.washington.edu/about/diversity).  

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profiles and responsibilities (www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY. The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Post Date: November 02, 2021

University of Washington (UW) | Department of Biostatistics - School of Public Health

Assistant Teaching Professor 

Position details

The Department of Biostatistics within the School of Public Health at the University of Washington (UW) is a leading center of excellence for the development and application of statistical methods and theory in health sciences. It has longstanding partnerships with many local research institutes and with the Department of Statistics, with which it shares core courses in its rigorous training programs. More information can be found at https://www.biostat.washington.edu/about.

The Department of Biostatistics invites applications for one faculty position at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor without tenure. This is a full time (100% FTE), 12-month service period position with an anticipated start date of Fall 2022. The position is non-tenure eligible. Salary will be based on qualifications and experience.

The successful candidates will:

  1. teach 4 – 6 Biostatistics courses per year (quarter system) including both undergraduate and graduate courses.
  2. provide educational leadership in the Department’s teaching program with emphasis on innovative pedagogy and attention to diversity, equity and inclusion;
  • contribute to the departmental community by engaging in seminars and departmental outreach activities;
  1. play an active role in Department, School and University leadership, for example, by engaging in governance, serving on key committees, and helping to continually update educational vision and strategy.

QUALIFICATIONS. Candidates must have a PhD (or foreign equivalent) in biostatistics, statistics, or a related field and must have demonstrated excellence in teaching Biostatistics and/or Statistics at the university level.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS. All applicants are asked to submit:

  1. a cover letter describing what you see as your future potential contribution to the educational mission of the Department;
  2. an up-to-date curriculum vitae detailing publication, teaching and (if applicable) funding history;
  3. a statement describing your teaching values, and practices; please comment on your perspective regarding different teaching modalities, engaging students from varied disciplines and mathematical backgrounds, and teaching at scale.
  4. a statement describing demonstrated commitment and activity in support of diversity, equity and inclusion;
  5. contact information for three (3) references.

This institution is using Interfolio to conduct this search. Applicants can submit all application materials free of charge via https://apply.interfolio.com/94845. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2021, continuing until the position is filled. Submitting all required documents by December 1, 2021 is strongly encouraged for full consideration.

CONTACT INFORMATION. For questions, please contact Ashneel Reddy at bacadhr@uw.edu.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY. The Department recognizes that health disparities stem from inequity, and encourages and supports the multiple identities of staff, faculty, and students including, but not limited to, socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, language, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, culture, geography, spiritual practice, mental and physical disability, and age. It strives to develop and maintain increased representation and recognition of each dimension of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. The department has an active Equity, Diversity and Inclusion committee. A summary of the mission and the activities of that committee can be found online (www.biostat.washington.edu/about/diversity).  

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profiles and responsibilities (www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY. The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

 

Post Date: October 21, 2021

The University of Pittsburgh | Graduate School of Public Health

Department Chair and Tenured Professor of Biostatistics and Data Science


Position details

Bridging to a healthier world. Bridging to a brighter future. The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health is accepting applications for a Department Chair and Tenured Professor of Biostatistics and Data Science. Just like our beloved city of 446 bridges, Pitt Public Health is a school like no other. Spanning across seven academic departments, nearly 650 students and 500 combined faculty and staff, join a diverse and vibrant community of researchers, educators, students, collaborators, and leaders.

Currently known as Biostatistics, the Chair will contribute directly to a reimagined and renamed Department that is anticipated to play a prominent role in regional biomedical, health care, and public health systems, and community practice.  The Department sustains an active program in the development of statistical methodology and the application of statistical and computation approaches via collaborative public health and health sciences research projects.  As the leader of faculty, staff, and students, the Chair is expected to bring a compelling vision and effective management skills to cultivate innovation in methodologic approaches, and to robustly apply biostatistical and computational techniques to the rapidly expanding use of biomedical data. A priority area of growth is the use of transdisciplinary data science to examine and counter complex health problems.

Additional information about this position (requisition #2100704) is available via the application portal at www.join.pitt.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Candidates should submit a letter of interest that addresses motivation to apply and summarizes professional accomplishments, a 1-page Diversity Equity and Inclusion effort and vision statement, curriculum vitae and contact information for three referees. Candidates from historically underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.

Post Date: November 11, 2021

University of Cape Town | Division of Epidemiology & Biostatistics School of Public Health and Family Medicine

Faculty of Science


Position details

The Division of Epidemiology & Biostatistics in the School of Public Health and Family Medicine (SPH&FM) is seeking a biostatistician for a permanent University position. The main purpose of this position is to participate in teaching, supervision and research activities within the Division of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, and the Faculty of Health Sciences more broadly, at the University of Cape Town. The level of the appointment will be commensurate with experience and qualifications, from Senior Lecturer to Associate Professor.
Requirements:
  • University degree in statistics or biostatistics, with doctoral degree in biostatistics, statistics, or a closely-related discipline
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to teach statistics to non-statistical audiences
  • Demonstrated experience applying statistical methods in collaboration with researchers in the health sciences
  • Demonstrated experience in the following statistical techniques: repeated measures analyses; survival methods and longitudinal analyses; and/or design and analysis of clinical trials
  • Track record in postgraduate supervision and mentoring of students
  • High levels of competence and experience in communicating statistical concepts and the results of statistical analyses, including evidence of scientific publications
  • Close familiarity with major packages including R

Additional requirements for appointment at level of Associate Professor:
  • Evidence of successful doctoral student supervision
  • Evidence of an independent research profile
  • Leadership in research projects and scientific publications
  • Evidence of successful management in an academic setting
Advantageous:
  • Experience in biostatistical consulting
Responsibilities:
  • Teaching entry-, intermediate- and/or advanced-level biostatistics within the School and Faculty to undergraduate and postgraduate audiences
  • Development and oversight of biostatistics training activities at School and Faculty level
  • Supervision of student research degrees, particularly at masters and doctoral levels
  • Mentor and supervise research staff within SPH&FM with regards to statistical concepts and methods
  • Collaborate on and carry out statistical analyses from projects across public health, clinical and/or laboratory specialties drawing on a broad range of analytic methods
  • Develop over time an independent portfolio of research relevant to commonly used biostatistical methods
  • Course convening as well as Divisional, Departmental and/or Faculty academic administration activities

The annual cost of employment including benefits for 2021 (subject to annual increases for 2022):
  • Senior Lecturer level: R 921 012
  • Associate Professor level: R 1 105 604
  • In addition, the position is eligible for a 10% scarce skills allowance.
To apply, please e-mail the below to documents in a single pdf file to Ms Vathiswa Mbangi at recruitment05@uct.ac.za
  • UCT Application Form (download at http://forms.uct.ac.za/hr201.doc)
  • Cover letter, including a statement of experience and interests in (1) research and (2) teaching/supervision
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

An application which does not comply with the above requirements will be regarded as incomplete. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and may be required to undergo an assessment.

Telephone: 021 650 3003
Website: http://www.publichealth.uct.ac.za
Reference number: E210395
Closing date: 24 January 2022

If there are questions regarding the position, please contact Professor Landon Myer (landon.myer@uct.ac.za).

UCT is a designated employer and is committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity, and redress in achieving its equity targets in accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the University and its Employment Equity goals and targets. Preference will be given to candidates from the under-represented Designated Groups. Our Employment Equity Policy is available at www.uct.ac.za/downloads/uct.ac.za/about/policies/eepolicy.pdf.

UCT reserves the right not to appoint.

Post Date: October 13, 2021

University of California, Davis School of Medicine | Dept. of Public Health Sciences, Division of Biostatistics

Open Rank Regular / In Residence Professor of Biostatistics







Position details

Open date: October 3rd, 2021

Next review date: Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time). Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date : Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) . Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The University of California (UC}, Davis, School of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences is seeking to fill one open rank faculty position in the Regular/In-Residence series to collaborate on cancer clinical trials and related clinical/translational cancer research.

As an Assistant, Associate, or Full Regular/In Residence Professor of Biostatistics, the appointee chosen for this position will be responsible for independent research, collaborative research, teaching, mentoring, and service. Collaborative research will include supporting the design, development, and analysis of innovative investigator-initiated cancer clinical trials as well as other clinical and population-based cancer research investigations. This work will be performed as part of the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center's Biostatistics Shared Resource. Applicants must possess a doctoral degree (PhD or ScD) in biostatistics or statistics with at least 5 years of experience in a similar academic faculty position that includes teaching biostatistics or statistics. An established record of collaborative and independent methodological research is required, including recent peer-reviewed publications; demonstrated experience with the design, analysis, and reporting of cancer-related research studies; and experience obtaining extramural grant funding, including participation in grant writing. Preference will be given to candidates with strong written and verbal communication abilities. Candidates must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment.

The Department of Public Health Sciences is a major research and teaching department in the School of Medicine. Areas of active research in the Department include cancer, occupational/environmental health, health disparities, reproductive and women's health, aging, nutrition, infectious and pulmonary disease, and injuries/accidents, as well as biostatistical methods related to these areas. The Division of Biostatistics faculty have active collaborations both within the department and with faculty in many other departments and centers, including the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Clinical and Translational Science Center, the MIND Institute, the Environmental Health Sciences Center, and the Alzheimer's Disease Center.

The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center is a matrix organization under the aegis of UC Davis and UC Davis Health. It is the only NCI-Designated Cancer Center located in the Central Valley of Northern California and thus is best positioned to address the cancer burden of one of the nation's most productive agricultural regions. The center's members are organized into five programs (Molecular Oncology, Comparative Oncology, Cancer Therapeutics, Biomedical Technology, and Population Sciences and Health Disparities}, supported by eight shared resources including the Biostatistics Shared Resource. The center uses its transdisciplinary, translational, and transformative research to address and reduce the cancer burden in its highly diverse 19-countycatchmentarea and beyond.


Application Procedure and Deadline:

Applications will be accepted while the position or positions are unfilled, through June 30, 2022. However, for full consideration apply by Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time), please go to https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04392 to submit your cover letter, CV, statement of research, and names of three references by November 30, 2021.

For more information regarding the UC Davis Department of Public Health Sciences, please visit the website at: https://health.ucdavis.edu/phs/

If you have any questions please contact Kristi Lusso by email at kllusso@ucdavis.edu or by phone at 530- 752-6937.

For more information regarding the UC Davis Department of Public Health Sciences, please visit the website at: https://health.ucdavis.edu/phs.

The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. With this commitment, UC Davis conducts a reference check on all finalists for tenured positions. The reference check involves contacting the administration of the applicant's previous institution(s) to ask whether there have been substantiated findings of misconduct that would violate the University's Faculty Code of Conduct. To implement this process, UC Davis requires all applicants for any open search for assistant/associate/full professor to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled "Authorization to Release Information" into RECRUIT as part of their application. If an applicant does not include the signed authorization with the application materials, the application will be considered incomplete, and as with any incomplete application, will not receive further consideration. Although all applicants for faculty recruitments must complete the entire application, only finalists considered for positions with tenure or security of employment will be subject to reference checks.

UC Davis supports Family-friendly recruitments. UC Davis covers travel expenses for a second person to accompany a faculty recruitment candidate who is a mother (or single parent of either gender) of a breast or bottle-feeding child less than two years of age.

At UC Davis, a Work-Life program has been in place since January 2003. A group of Faculty Advisors for Work-Life was established in 2007 to help publicize and inform the faculty about the programs, policies, and resources associated with work-life/life changes. This group of advisors represents various academic units (colleges, schools, divisions) on the campus. The following summarizes the programs and updated UC policy. http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/work-life/index.html.

The UC Davis Partner Opportunities Program (POP) is a service designed to support departments and dean's offices in the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty.  Eligibility is limited to full-time Academic Senate Ladder Rank faculty, Cooperative Extension Specialists, and in a few instances, members of the Senior Management Group. http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/partner-opp/index.html.

UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct. If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.

UC Davis celebrates the multi-cultural diversity of its student body by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for students through such organizations and programs as the Center for African Diaspora Student Success; the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, lntersex, Asexual Resource Center; Casa Cuauhtemoc Chicano-Latino Theme House; Asian Pacific American Theme House; ME/SA {Middle Eastern/South Asian) living-learning community; Multi-Ethnic Program {MEP); and Native American Theme Program.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.

UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products {e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any property owned or leased by UC Davis-indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and resident UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.

UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.


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