Applied Statistics, Biometrics/biostatistics, Data analysis/processing
The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (DEB) at UT Health San Antonio (UTHSA) seeks one experienced, doctorate-level faculty biostatistician for research or tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. Candidates are expected to have expertise in longitudinal data, survival analysis, methods for large healthcare databases, statistical genomics applied to clinical outcomes, or clinical trial design. This position provides an opportunity to collaborate with a multidisciplinary research team as well as to lead independent methodological research in a setting with access to a large, ethnically diverse population. The UTHSA is situated in the dynamic city of San Antonio; a wonderful place to live and work that is rich with both culture and history.
The DEB at UTHSA has 16 full-time faculty and 27 staff with a number of additional affiliate faculty. Research interests of the faculty include translational science, clinical- and population-based investigation, the application of epidemiological and biostatistical principles to clinical problem solving, formulation of health policy, and the development of new epidemiological and statistical methods for clinical trial design, analysis of “Big Data”, clinical decision support systems, and statistical genomics.
The mission of the DEB is to develop and enhance population-based, clinical and translational research in clinical and community settings, to develop epidemiologic, biostatistical and medical informatics resources, and to promote the educational mission of the School of Medicine by teaching epidemiology, biostatistics, and critical appraisal of the medical literature to students, house-staff, and faculty. The DEB is also the home of the Biostatistics and Informatics Core which includes faculty and Masters trained researchers who serve the UTHSA, along with public, community, and private health entities by providing data management, biostatistical and epidemiological support for projects and programs that involve clinical or health data.
The DEB plays an integral role in UTHSA's research and educational missions by enhancing the programs to prevent disease, to promote health, to deliver quality health care, and to inform health policy decisions. Depending on the research interests of the selected candidate, there are opportunities to collaborate with colleagues within the medical, nursing, and dental schools as well as other health sciences departments. For candidates interested in cancer research, there are research opportunities with the Cancer Therapy Research Center (CTRC), one of four NCI-designated Cancer Centers in Texas and the only NCI designated center in South Texas. The Department also has strong research and educational collaborations with the San Antonio Regional Campus of The University of Texas School of Public Health.
This position is research track or tenure-track and a 12-month appointment. Appointment is open rank (Assistant/Associate level). Preference will be given to someone with a demonstrated ability to both collaborate on multidisciplinary research teams and to successfully lead their own research program. Applicants must have a doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent) in Biostatistics or Statistics, excellent communication skills, and a strong interest in interdisciplinary collaboration.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Information about the DEB is available here: http://deb.uthscsa.edu/. For full consideration applicants should send electronically or via mail: 1) a cover letter stating career goals and the relevance of the candidate’s training and experience to the position; 2) a current CV; 3) a personal statement describing the candidate’s research plan and teaching experience; and 4) names and contact information of three references to email@example.com or by mail to: Elizabeth A. Rolling, Project Coordinator, UT Health San Antonio, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MSC 7933, San Antonio, TX 78229-3900.
All faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive positions. UT Health San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.
Candidates are expected to have expertise in longitudinal data, survival analysis, methods for large healthcare databases, statistical genomics applied to clinical outcomes, or clinical trial design.
Applicants must have a doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent) in Biostatistics or Statistics, excellent communication skills, and a strong interest in interdisciplinary collaboration.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications
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