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Post Date: OCTOBER 18, 2021

J O B   P O S T  | University of Cape Town | Department of Statistical Sciences

Faculty of Science

We invite applications to fill one post at Lecturer level on standard academic conditions of service or academic teaching
conditions of service.

The Department of Statistical Sciences at the University of Cape Town is responsible for lecturing and research in the disciplines variously known as Statistics, Operations Research, Management Science, Quantitative Methods, Data Science, Decision Science and Analytics, and includes the application of the Statistical Sciences in the areas of human endeavor. The department offers qualifications in these disciplines at undergraduate and postgraduate level to students from Science and Commerce and service courses to other faculties. The department has a strong record of broad interdisciplinary work in its teaching and research. 

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For this position, we are interested in either (1) candidates who can teach Statistical Learning for the analysis of Big Data, Linear Models, Multivariate Statistics, and Statistical Inference, or (2) candidates interested and experienced in blended learning approaches to teaching of introductory statistics. Candidates with expertise in other relevant areas will also be considered. 

Requirements for this position:
  • At least a Master’s degree in Statistics, Operations Research, Data Science or a closely related field at the time of appointment.
  • Ability and interest to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
  • Ability and interest to supervise research at postgraduate level.
  • Interest in development of blended learning approaches to teaching for those interested in academic teaching position.

Responsibilities include:

At lecturer level on standard academic conditions of service
  • Teaching and developing undergraduate as well as postgraduate courses in the department.
  • Supervising honours and postgraduate students.
  • Developing and pursuing an active research programme.
  • Course convening, departmental and faculty administrative duties.

At lecturer level on academic teaching conditions of service
  • Teaching and developing undergraduate as well as honours courses in the department.
  • Supervising honours students.
  • Developing new approaches to teaching, including blended learning and online approaches.
  • Researching novel teaching approaches and student performance.
  • Course convening, departmental and faculty administrative duties.
The annual remuneration packages for 2021, including benefits, is R 765 575

An allowance for scarce skills may additionally be offered.

For further information regarding the position, contact Associate Professor Freedom Gumedze (Head of Department) at Freedom.gumedze@uct.ac.za
To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to Ms. Natasha Khan at recruitment06@uct.ac.za.

  • UCT Application Form (download at http://forms.uct.ac.za/hr201.doc)
  • A letter of motivation
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • A statement (no more than 2 pages) on teaching and separately research.
Please ensure the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line. Please indicate on which conditions of service you are applying for i.e. standard, teaching or both. 

An application which does not comply with the above requirements will be regarded as incomplete.

Telephone: 021 650 3469 | Website: www.stats.uct.ac.za

Reference number: E210359 | Closing date: 05 November 2021

UCT is a designated employer and is committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity, and redress in achieving its equity targets in accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the University and its Employment Equity goals and targets. Preference will given to candidates from the under-represented Designated Groups. Our Employment Equity Policy is available at www.uct.ac.za/downloads/uct.ac.za/about/policies/eepolicy.pdf.

UCT reserves the right to not appoint.

Post Date: OCTOBER 13, 2021

J O B   P O S T  | University of California, Davis School of Medicine | Dept. of Public Health Sciences, Division of Biostatistics

Open Rank Regular / In Residence Professor of Biostatistics

The University of California (UC}, Davis, School of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences is seeking to fill one open rank faculty position in the Regular/In-Residence series to collaborate on cancer clinical trials and related clinical/translational cancer research.

As an Assistant, Associate, or Full Regular/In Residence Professor of Biostatistics, the appointee chosen for this position will be responsible for independent research, collaborative research, teaching, mentoring, and service. Collaborative research will include supporting the design, development, and analysis of innovative investigator-initiated cancer clinical trials as well as other clinical and population-based cancer research investigations. This work will be performed as part of the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center's Biostatistics Shared Resource. Applicants must possess a doctoral degree (PhD or ScD) in biostatistics or statistics with at least 5 years of experience in a similar academic faculty position that includes teaching biostatistics or statistics. An established record of collaborative and independent methodological research is required, including recent peer-reviewed publications; demonstrated experience with the design, analysis, and reporting of cancer-related research studies; and experience obtaining extramural grant funding, including participation in grant writing. Preference will be given to candidates with strong written and verbal communication abilities. Candidates must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment.

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Open date: October 3rd, 2021

Next review date: Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time). Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date : Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) . Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

POSITION DESCRIPTION CONT'D

The Department of Public Health Sciences is a major research and teaching department in the School of Medicine. Areas of active research in the Department include cancer, occupational/environmental health, health disparities, reproductive and women's health, aging, nutrition, infectious and pulmonary disease, and injuries/accidents, as well as biostatistical methods related to these areas. The Division of Biostatistics faculty have active collaborations both within the department and with faculty in many other departments and centers, including the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Clinical and Translational Science Center, the MIND Institute, the Environmental Health Sciences Center, and the Alzheimer's Disease Center.

The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center is a matrix organization under the aegis of UC Davis and UC Davis Health. It is the only NCI-Designated Cancer Center located in the Central Valley of Northern California and thus is best positioned to address the cancer burden of one of the nation's most productive agricultural regions. The center's members are organized into five programs (Molecular Oncology, Comparative Oncology, Cancer Therapeutics, Biomedical Technology, and Population Sciences and Health Disparities}, supported by eight shared resources including the Biostatistics Shared Resource. The center uses its transdisciplinary, translational, and transformative research to address and reduce the cancer burden in its highly diverse 19-countycatchmentarea and beyond.


Application Procedure and Deadline:

Applications will be accepted while the position or positions are unfilled, through June 30, 2022. However, for full consideration apply by Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time), please go to https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04392 to submit your cover letter, CV, statement of research, and names of three references by November 30, 2021.

For more information regarding the UC Davis Department of Public Health Sciences, please visit the website at: https://health.ucdavis.edu/phs/

If you have any questions please contact Kristi Lusso by email at kllusso@ucdavis.edu or by phone at 530- 752-6937.

For more information regarding the UC Davis Department of Public Health Sciences, please visit the website at: https://health.ucdavis.edu/phs.

The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. With this commitment, UC Davis conducts a reference check on all finalists for tenured positions. The reference check involves contacting the administration of the applicant's previous institution(s) to ask whether there have been substantiated findings of misconduct that would violate the University's Faculty Code of Conduct. To implement this process, UC Davis requires all applicants for any open search for assistant/associate/full professor to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled "Authorization to Release Information" into RECRUIT as part of their application. If an applicant does not include the signed authorization with the application materials, the application will be considered incomplete, and as with any incomplete application, will not receive further consideration. Although all applicants for faculty recruitments must complete the entire application, only finalists considered for positions with tenure or security of employment will be subject to reference checks.

UC Davis supports Family-friendly recruitments. UC Davis covers travel expenses for a second person to accompany a faculty recruitment candidate who is a mother (or single parent of either gender) of a breast or bottle-feeding child less than two years of age.

At UC Davis, a Work-Life program has been in place since January 2003. A group of Faculty Advisors for Work-Life was established in 2007 to help publicize and inform the faculty about the programs, policies, and resources associated with work-life/life changes. This group of advisors represents various academic units (colleges, schools, divisions) on the campus. The following summarizes the programs and updated UC policy. http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/work-life/index.html.

The UC Davis Partner Opportunities Program (POP) is a service designed to support departments and dean's offices in the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty.  Eligibility is limited to full-time Academic Senate Ladder Rank faculty, Cooperative Extension Specialists, and in a few instances, members of the Senior Management Group. http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/partner-opp/index.html.

UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct. If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.

UC Davis celebrates the multi-cultural diversity of its student body by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for students through such organizations and programs as the Center for African Diaspora Student Success; the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, lntersex, Asexual Resource Center; Casa Cuauhtemoc Chicano-Latino Theme House; Asian Pacific American Theme House; ME/SA {Middle Eastern/South Asian) living-learning community; Multi-Ethnic Program {MEP); and Native American Theme Program.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.

UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products {e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any property owned or leased by UC Davis-indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and resident UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.

UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.


Post Date: OCTOBER 05, 2021

J O B   P O S T  | Mayo Clinic | The Division of Clinical Trials and Biostatistics

Faculty Position in Clinical Trials and Biostatistics - 162472BR

The Division of Clinical Trials and Biostatistics is comprised of 25 Ph.D. statisticians, 74 biostatisticians, and 120 statistical programmers, with members based at all 3 Mayo Clinic campuses (Minnesota, Arizona, and Florida).  The Division contributes to research areas spanning from the basic science to translational research, clinical trials, and population health. Division staff collaborate with investigators within and outside of Mayo Clinic on thousands of active projects, covering a wide range of disciplines including cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, respiratory, cardiology, neurology, radiology, surgery, anesthesiology, nursing, laboratory medicine and pathology.

The Division’s unique collaboration model emphasizes the importance of disease area knowledge in the design and analysis of research studies by integrating a dedicated statistical team into research groups. Division staff develop, maintain, and promote state-of-the-art designs and analytical methods expertise and lead multiple initiatives surrounding study designs, data acquisition, data management, analyses, and interpretation of research studies. 

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COUNTRY: United States

STATE/PROVINCE: Minnesota

CITY: Rochester

ZIP CODE: 55905

COMPANY DESCRIPTION:

Mayo Clinic is ranked as the best hospital in the nation for 2021-2022 by U.S. News and World Report. We are the largest integrated, multidisciplinary academic medical center with comprehensive programs in medical education and research that span across three group practice sites.

Mayo Clinic offers an outstanding, comprehensive benefits package that includes plenty of options for medical, dental and vision care; flexible spending accounts; life insurance; short and long term disability coverage; generous time away; and more! We are proud to be among the few U.S. companies to provide a pension benefit at no cost to employees plus you can add the Mayo 403(b) plan which features an employer match.

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Candidates should have a PhD in Biostatistics or a closely related field with 3 or more years of experience collaborating in translational or clinical research as a faculty statistician. A successful candidate is expected to have:

  • a record of achievement (publications and service as co-investigator or statistician on grants) to demonstrate the ability for successful collaborations
  • the ability to assimilate relevant information and initiate new areas of research, particularly in the area of design and analysis of imaging data, novel trial designs, or pragmatic clinical trials
  • leadership experience working with a multi-disciplinary team of scientists and clinicians and the ability to give scientific direction to a team of support staff working in a hybrid (some onsite and some remote) work environment
  • flexibility, creativity and excellent communication skills.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience collaborating in imaging research, pragmatic clinical trials, or trials in rare diseases.  This position requires relocation to one of our three campuses.  Applications should include a full CV/Bibliography, statement of research interests, and the names/contact information of five references. Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

To apply for this position, please use the following URL:

https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=4247c463e64d8605080a82b0b4cbe6f5

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Mayo Clinic

Post Date: OCTOBER 1, 2021

J O B   P O S T  | Stanford University | Department of Biomedical Data Science

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

The Department of Biomedical Data Science at Stanford University is recruiting a new faculty member at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level to contribute to the research and educational activities of the Department. We define biomedical data science as the study of biomedical data and information, of how such data and information may be structured, and of how analysis and processing of biomedical data and information will lead to new discoveries and to advances in health and healthcare. Stanford faculty are dedicated to the development of novel computational and statistical methods for acquiring, representing, storing, analyzing, and applying biological and clinical data at all scales and we value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. We seek applicants with primary interests in those broad areas, who can apply their expertise in biomedical informatics and/or biostatistics to meet departmental goals. More information about the Department is available at dbds.stanford.edu.

Interested applicants should visit http://apply.interfolio.com/94768 to see our full ad and for more information on how to apply.  Full consideration will be given to applications that arrive by November 15, 2021.

 


Post Date: OCTOBER 1, 2021

J O B   P O S T  | Arizona State University | College of Health Solutions (CHS)

Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - BiostatisticsAssistant / Associate / Full Professor - Biostatistics

The Arizona State University’s College of Health Solutions (CHS) is seeking a full-time, 9-month tenure-eligible/tenured faculty member at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the area of biostatistics to join the CHS Biostatistics Core, and to establish a new Academic Program in Biostatistics. The anticipated start date is Spring 2022. We particularly encourage applications from candidates with a strong potential (Assistant Professor level) or track record (Associate/Full Professor level) in developing and applying new biostatistical methodologies in basic, clinical or population science, and applied interdisciplinary biomedical and collaborative research. The successful candidate will have a strong independent research portfolio in a relevant area of study, strong potential for contributing to team science efforts at CHS and the wider ASU community, and/or for developing close collaborations with CHS investigators, and strong commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring. As a member of the Biostatistics Program, this position will be expected to spend certain time effort providing biostatistical support (e.g., designing experiments, developing novel analytical approaches, participating in grant applications and publication efforts) to CHS and ASU faculty and collaborators. The candidate for an Associate/Full Professor position should have demonstrated strong leadership potential and is anticipated to assume a director role of the Biostatistics Core. An initial contribution for this position is establishing a new Academic Program in Biostatistics along with developing a PhD and MS degrees in Biostatistics. Teaching and mentoring at undergraduate and graduate level is an expectation. Faculty will have opportunities to design courses that align with their research expertise.

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Through teaching, academic programs, service and research, all faculty at the College of Health Solutions address one or more of our three major areas of focus: 1) The systems of health care and the health needs of populations; 2) Health and human performance of individuals across the lifespan; 3) Personalized interventions through precision health. Across these areas, we work to address Grand Challenges, complex and difficult health problems which require transformative collaboration, translational research and innovation. We are particularly interested in making an impact on populations with significant health disparities.

Responsibilities for this position include developing and maintaining a successful research program, contributing to the mission of the Biostatistics Program, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, mentoring students and faculty (depending on rank), and providing service to the program and university as well as to the community and profession. The ideal candidate will present evidence of a successful research trajectory commensurate with the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, including a sustained extramural funding and peer-reviewed publications, and a strong commitment to high quality teaching and mentoring. 

At ASU and the College of Health Solutions, we work to maximize opportunities for people of diverse backgrounds, abilities and perspectives. We value and encourage cultural and intellectual diversity, and strive to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment for all faculty, staff and students — which we believe is critical to our success as a community. All individuals who can strengthen the diversity of our academic community are encouraged to apply, and will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

About the College of Health Solutions

The College of Health Solutions is committed to translating scientific health research and discovery into practice to improve health outcomes through education, research and service. We equip students with the knowledge and skills to influence healthier lifestyle choices; develop creative interventions to improve the health of people and populations; analyze and translate large amounts of health data into solutions; and maximize the technology, science, business and application of diagnostics. Our research programs encompass basic science, discovery science, clinical trials, intervention science and measurement of health outcomes. In all cases, our faculty use interdisciplinary approaches to address the complex systems that underpin health problems. We are highly collaborative, transparent and team- oriented. Our innovative organizational structure includes translational teams that move science from labs into communities with evidence-based interventions that make a difference, as well as affinity networks where teams of people work together to improve methodologies and processes. All of our programs, in and out of the classroom, are designed with the goal of improving the health of people and communities.

Current training programs include behavioral health, biomedical diagnostics, biomedical informatics, exercise science, health promotion, health sciences, kinesiology, medical studies, nutrition, population health, the science of health care delivery, and speech and hearing science. Our programs are offered at ASU’s Downtown Phoenix, Tempe, Polytechnic, West and Lake Havasu campuses, as well as on Mayo Clinic’s campus in north Phoenix.

About Arizona State University

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. U.S. News & World Report ranks ASU #1 in the U.S. for innovation for six years in a row. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising multiple differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's sixth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

For more information about ASU and the College of Health Solutions, visit http://about.asu.edu/ and https://chs.asu.edu

Required Qualifications

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

  • Doctorate or terminal degree (PhD, ScD) in biostatistics, statistics, epidemiology, or related field (e.g., mathematics, data science)
  • Evidence of a strong potential or successful history of obtaining extramural funding as a PI or Co- I to support a robust research portfolio commensurate with the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
  • Evidence of a sustained history of peer reviewed publications in high-impact journals commensurate with the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
  • Demonstrated ability to independently perform analyses using existing biostatistics and
  • computational techniques and concepts to support their research portfolio and to support faculty and collaborators with the design of experiments, statistical methodology, analysis and publication
  • Evidence of successful university teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and course development related to the field of biostatistics commensurate with the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with diverse students, colleagues, and staff in a multicultural
  • Shows commitment to our College’s Justice Equity Diversity and Inclusion Council’s mission and vision .

Associate/Full Professor

  • Evidence of successful student mentorship in research and
  • Evidence of curriculum development, leading graduate programs, and teaching at the Masters and PhD level

Desired Qualifications

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

  • Evidence of a successful history of obtaining extramural funding from highly competitive sources such as NIH, PCORI, CDC, NSF, similar federal mechanisms, and/or foundations (e.g., Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)
  • Evidence of contributions to multidisciplinary collaborative projects or research centers
  • Demonstrated proficiency in statistical software, e.g., R, SAS, STATA, as well as knowledge of data science modeling
  • Experience with development of graduate level academic programs in biostatistics
  • Background, knowledge, and/or research in the area of biostatistics relevant to the needs of the Arizona's diverse populations and the college's Grand Challenges
  • Evidence of participation in translational, trans-disciplinary, and team science initiatives relevant to CHS research domains
  • Experience in developing and maintaining community partnerships and inter-professional or team-based collaborations
  • Evidence of impact of research
  • Experience developing & teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses and mentoring graduate students in research and publishing
  • Experience teaching online courses at the University level
  • Demonstrated success in promoting student retention and/or graduation
  • Evidence of active involvement in university, community, and/or professional service commensurate with the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
  • Associate/Full Professor
  • Evidence of strong leadership skills and/or experience leading a biostatistics shared resource unit

Application Deadline and Procedures

Application deadline is October 18, 2021. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled.

To apply, click http://apply.interfolio.com/92527 to submit the following: 

  • A letter of interest, including the name of the position and rank for which you are applying, your qualifications, and professional experience as it relates to the position, and a teaching and research statement
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number). References will not be contacted until the candidate progresses to the latter stages of the search process.
  • Diversity and Inclusion statement detailing how your teaching, service and/or scholarship, or other work related to the position, supports ASU’s and the College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion as outlined above and in ASU’s charter.

If you have questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Rachel Otero at

Rachel.K.Otero@asu.edu.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. (See https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.)

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

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