One-year, renewable research scientist position to develop and implement statistical approaches for analysis of genetics and genomics data, and provide statistical genetics support to ongoing projects. The successful applicant is expected to participate actively in collaborative research projects and in applied methodological research. Candidates should have experience with methods and analysis of big data, especially genetics and genomics datasets. Applicants should have strong communication and writing skills. Candidate should hold a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in statistics, biostatistics, bioinformatics or computer science, with at least four years of experience. Applicants may start as early as possible and applications will be considered until the position is filled.
The Department of Biostatistics believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, post-docs, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. We are eager to have join our ranks a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a place where all constituents can thrive. The School of Public Health actively seeks to enrich its student, post-doc, scientist and faculty ranks, recognizing that diversity of experience deepens the intellectual endeavor. We seek to embed--within our curricular and co-curricular activities--the principle that pluralism within a learning community is a source of insight and effectiveness.
Candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in biostatistics or epidemiology, with at least four years of experience. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.
Boston University is an AAU institution with a rich tradition dedicated to inclusion and social justice. We are proud that we were the first American university to award a Ph.D. to a woman and we continue that tradition of educating a diverse and talented student body. The School of Public Health takes the University's commitment even further with its own detailed plan for fostering a diverse and inclusive community.
Interested applicants should send their curriculum vitae , a cover letter detailing research experience and how they will contribute to our goals to engender a more inclusive and diverse school, and contact information for three references to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Boston University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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