The Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, with support of the Quantitative Sciences Unit (QSU) in the Department of Medicine’s Center for Biomedical Informatics Research at Stanford University School of Medicine, seeks a Biostatistician to join its faculty as an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the Non-Tenure Research Line. Applicants should have a PhD in Biostatistics, Statistics, or related field, and an outstanding record doing team science or collaborative biostatistics with an emphasis in clinical or translational science. Areas of methodological expertise may include statistical genetics, genomics, epidemiology, prediction modeling, survival analysis, trial design, causal inference, bioinformatics, and clinical informatics.
We expect the successful candidate to develop an externally funded independent research agenda in methods development. We also expect the candidate to serve as senior statistician on a variety of Neurology’s observational and/or experimental studies, which involves mentoring junior statisticians as well as clinical and translational scientists in research methods. The candidate is expected to identify and resolve methodological issues that arise in collaborative research, as a major expectation is to identify areas of methodological research in which to engage that will benefit the candidate’s collaborative research.
Faculty rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.
Interested candidates should send a copy of the curriculum vitae, a brief letter outlining their interests and three letters of reference to:
Dr. Manisha Desai, Search Committee Chair
To expedite review, please include ref. no. 63308 in email subject line. Deadline to apply extended to April 1, 2017.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.