We invite applications for one or more faculty positions in FMPH’s 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 causal inference, clinical trials and adaptive trial designs, computational statistics, and other areas. All research areas of biostatistics and statistics are welcome.
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, with the UCSD Department of Surgery, and with other outstanding research groups at UCSD. These positions entail a substantial commitment to methodological statistical research, including teaching in the PhD program in Biostatistics and in other Departmental initiatives.
Candidates must have a doctoral degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, or a closely related field. The successful candidate(s) must 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. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Candidates must have an established research program and a strong record of publication in the peer-reviewed literature. Candidates must have demonstrated potential for obtaining NIH (or comparable) funding and high productivity of impactful publication in both the statistical and biomedical peer-reviewed literature.
Review of applications will start October 7/2018.
AA-EOE: The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
About UC San Diego Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
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 Division 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.