Open Rank Regular/In Residence Biostatistics Faculty Position
The University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences is seeking to fill one or two Assistant/Associate or Full Professor full-time positions in the In-Residence or the Regular Ladder Rank/In-Residence split title series.
The appointee chosen for this position will be responsible for independent research, collaborative research, teaching, mentoring, and service. Applicants must possess a doctoral degree (PhD or ScD) in biostatistics or statistics or the equivalent and have experience in teaching biostatistics or statistics to non-specialist audiences. An established record of collaborative and independent methodological research is required, including recent peer-reviewed publications and demonstrated experience with the design, analysis, and reporting of epidemiologic and/or medical studies. Experience in obtaining grant funding is strongly preferred. The fields of specialization are open, but particular consideration will be given to candidates with experience and/or interests in biostatistical methods related to collaborative biomedical research and leading data coordinating centers, and with focus in one or more of the following areas:
Environmental health statistics
High-dimensional data analysis
Candidates with experience in other areas of research will also be considered. 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, with 33 full-time faculty members. Areas of active research in the Department include occupational/environmental health, cancer, 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. Biostatistics Division 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 MIND Institute, the Environmental Health Sciences Center, and the Alzheimer's Disease Center.
Application Procedure and Deadline: Applications will be accepted while the position or positions are unfilled, through June 30, 2021. However, for full consideration, please go to https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF03956 to submit your cover letter, CV, statement of research, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Authorization to Release information form, and names of three references by March 26, 2021.
If you have any questions, please contact Lauren Tehrani by email (Lbtehrani@ucdavis.edu) or phone (530-752-3627).
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