Open-rank faculty position, Dept of Biostatistics, Virginia Commonwealth University
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The Department of Biostatistics at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is seeking to fill a tenured/tenure-eligible faculty position at the level of assistant, associate, or full professor. We are seeking applicants with training and research interest in the design and statistical analysis of high-throughput genomic data (e.g., next generation sequencing, microarray, proteomic technologies), bioinformatics, computational biology, or closely related area. Additionally, applicants should have collaborative research experience. Primary responsibilities include teaching and advising graduate students as well as conducting independent methodological research. In addition, the successful applicant will be expected to collaborate with other VCU investigators in related fields in obtaining extramural grant support. The Department of Biostatistics has a 40+ year history in the VCU School of Medicine and is committed to excellence in both biostatistical research and graduate education. The department offers both M.S. and Ph.D. programs in Biostatistics, including a concentration in Genomic Biostatistics, a M.S. in Clinical Research in Biostatistics, and a Master of Public Health. Our biostatistics faculty, students, and staff collaborate with clinical investigators on the Medical College of Virginia Campus (which includes the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, and Allied Health) in a wide variety of biomedical research projects. Located in Richmond, Virginia, VCU has established relationships with the Virginia Department of Health as well as local and regional health departments. Qualifications: For all levels, candidates should have a Ph.D. in biostatistics, statistics or related field, demonstrated experience in the analyses of high-throughput genomic or proteomic data, familiarity with statistical programming environments for analyzing such data, and excellent oral and written communication skills. By Level of Appointment: Full Professor: Applicants should have an established track record publishing in peer-reviewed journals, have national or international prominence in their area of expertise, and have demonstrated experience obtaining extramural research support. Associate Professor: Applicants should have an established track record publishing in peer-reviewed journals and have demonstrated experience obtaining extramural research support. Assistant Professor: Applicants should have at least two years of experience beyond completion of their degree program and must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills. All candidates should have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU. Potential candidates can submit applications, including a statement of research, teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references, via mail ??? to Yvonne Hargrove, Department of Biostatistics, Virginia Commonwealth University, P.O. Box 980032, Richmond, VA 23298-0032 ??? or by e-mail to yfhargro at Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Kellie J. Archer, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics Director, VCU Massey Cancer Center Biostatistics Shared Resource Virginia Commonwealth University 830 East Main St., 718 Richmond, VA 23298-0032 phone: (804) 827-2039 fax: (804) 828-8900 e-mail: kjarcher at website:
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