Biostatistics Faculty - Tenure Track
Posting Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Expire Date: 08/01/2015
The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Assistant, Full, and/or Associate Professor positions in the tenure track. Rank will be commensurate with experience. The successful applicant will have experience in the field of Biostatistics with a focus on Biostatistics. Responsibilities include The Division of Biostatistics in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine seeks highly qualified candidates for standing faculty positions in the tenure track at the Assistant, Associate, or full Professor level. Academic rank will be commensurate with credentials and experience. A doctoral degree in biostatistics, statistics, or a related discipline is required. Review of applications will begin on September 30, 2013 and will continue to be accepted after this date, until the positions are filled. The expected start date is July 2014 or later. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education and research.

Tenure track applicants will focus primarily on methodological research, with secondary emphasis on collaborative research projects within the School of Medicine. Applicants with biostatistical research interests in meta-analysis, structural equation modeling, psychometrics (test/scale development, item response theory), causal models, mediation analysis, instrumental variables, nonparametric statistics, and specialized biostatistical methods for next generation sequence data are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants in other areas of research areas will also be considered. There is a rich mix of ongoing biomedical research projects in the Perelman School of Medicine to provide motivation and opportunities for the development of novel statistical methods on wide ranging topics. Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching and must demonstrate outstanding research productivity. Primary teaching responsibilities include participation in Penn's Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics academic programs. The Graduate Group in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, jointly with the Department of Statistics in the Wharton School, offers degree programs leading to both the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Science (MS) in Biostatistics.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.

The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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