Assistant / Associate Research Professorial Position with responsibilities at the Biostatistics Center and in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Position involves: serving as Co-Investigator on an existing grant studying youth-onset type 2 diabetes. The successful candidate will join a highly competent team of academic biostatisticians and epidemiologists, contribute to the design and analysis of major medical studies, seek substantive scientific and statistical responsibility, interact with medical investigators, participate in the publication of major papers in leading medical journals, and make an impact on issues important to public health through contributions in multiple facets of project involvement. The candidate will be expected to develop expertise in the design, conduct, analysis, and report of multi-center collaborative research, with the ultimate goal of acquiring funding as a coordinating center principal investigator. As a member of the faculty of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, the candidate will be expected to participate in Milken Institute School of Public Health faculty activities as well as educational activities at the graduate level. The research projects also provide an environment rich in methodological problems, with opportunities for collaboration between faculty and graduate students.
Basic Qualifications: Applicants must have a Doctorate in Statistics, Biostatistics, or Epidemiology with strong credentials in statistical methodology.
Application Procedures: To be considered please complete the online faculty application and include:
-A Curriculum Vitae -A cover letter that includes a synopsis of your experience and qualifications, including any medical scientific presentations or publications -A statement of research interest to include statement of career goals and how this position can help you achieve those goals.
Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.
The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
In addition, please send three letters of reference to email@example.com or by U.S. Post to Manager of Human Resources, The Biostatistics Center, The George Washington University, 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 750, Rockville, MD 20852.
Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on November 6, 2017 and is ongoing until the position is filled.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience.
About The George Washington University Biostatistics Center
The Biostatistics Center is a research facility of The George Washington University under the Office of the Vice President for Research. The Center serves as the coordinating center for large scale multi-center clinical trials and epidemiologic studies. Established in 1972, the Center participates in major medical research programs of national and international scope, frequently leading to major m...edical advances.
Most of the over 65 major research projects undertaken by the Center have been under the auspices of National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other Federal agencies. Center faculty and staff have published over 227 articles related to statistical methodology, clinical trials or epidemiologic methods, over 715 articles presenting the results of medical investigations, and several books.
The Biostatistics Center is staffed by over 120 employees including many masters and doctoral level statisticians and computer systems analysts. The staff has extensive experience and expertise in biostatistics, epidemiology, clinical trial study design and data management, and administration and coordination of multi-center research studies.
Current funding is at over $69 million per year through grants, contracts and cooperative agreements with the NIH and several other research sponsors.