We invite applications for one or more faculty positions in the Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, with a dual focus on research in statistical methodology and in collaborative biomedical science. The Department has need of outstanding statistical expertise in clinical trials and adaptive trial designs and in computational statistics, among other areas. Opportunities are available for participation in a large Alzheimer’s Disease research consortium, at the Moores UCSD Cancer Center, at the UCSD Clinical and Translational Research Institute, and with other outstanding research groups at UCSD. These positions entail a substantial commitment to methodological statistical research, including teaching and mentoring at the PhD and Master’s level.
The Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics is located within the research-intensive environment of UC San Diego School of Medicine, which has research funding of nearly $1 billion annually. The Division offers the PhD in Biostatistics, and we support major research initiatives in Alzheimer’s Disease, HIV/AIDS, Cancer, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Public Health, as well as the UCSD Clinical and Translational Research Institute.
The successful candidate(s) will have evidence of accomplishment in collaborative biomedical research and in research in statistical methodology, as demonstrated by impactful publication and independent funding, or by demonstrated potential in these areas. All research areas of biostatistics and applied statistics are welcome; excellent oral and written communication skills are required. An outstanding program of relevant methods research and mentoring, or outstanding promise in these areas, is preferred. Candidates must have a doctoral degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, or a closely related field and will be expected to teach in the PhD program in Biostatistics and in other Departmental initiatives. At least 2 years of relevant post-doctoral experience is preferred. The Department is interested in candidates who have demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, research and service which contribute to an equitable, inclusive and diverse scholarly environment.
Candidates should have an established research program and a strong record of publication in the peer-reviewed literature. Candidates should have demonstrated potential for obtaining NIH (or comparable) funding and high productivity of impactful publication in both the statistical and biomedical peer-reviewed literature. Rank of the appointment will be based on skills and qualifications of the candidate and the series will include the In-Residence and Adjunct series. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.
Review of applicants will begin on November 1, 2017, and the position will remain open until filled.
Applications must be submitted through the UC San Diego’s Academic Personnel RECRUIT system.
To apply, please provide a letter of interest, a CV, a statement summarizing research interests and teaching experience, a separate statement describing past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions, and names and contact information of three referees. Please provide teaching evaluations if available.
The Department of Family Medicine and Public Health (FMPH) at the University of California, San Diego, is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. FMPH's Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics is located within the research-intensive environment of UC San Diego School of Medicine, one of the nation's leading academic medical centers. The Di...vision has a robust record of outstanding research in both methodological biostatistics and in interdisciplinary, collaborative biomedical research. The Division offers the PhD degree in Biostatistics, and we support major research initiatives in Alzheimer’s Disease, HIV/AIDS, Cancer, Pediatrics, and Public Health.