The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for a Full Professor position in either the non-tenure clinician educator track or the tenure track. Expertise is required in the specific area of biostatistics, statistics or a related field with extensive research experience in the health sciences. Candidates must have an internationally recognized record of scholarship and have demonstrated successful academic research leadership experience. The successful candidate will be a visionary leader, dedicated to faculty career development.
Teaching responsibilities may include a leadership role in the department's MS and PhD programs.
Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to mentoring and educating the next generation of biostatisticians, epidemiologists, and bioinformaticians. The Graduate Group in Epidemiology and Biostatistics (GGEB) offers degree programs leading to both the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Science (MS) in Biostatistics. Since admitting its first cohort of biostatistics students in 2000, the program has grown to its current enrollment of 34 PhD and 4 MS students.
The GGEB also offers a Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology (MSCE) with approximately 30 new students per year, and a PhD in Epidemiology with 4-6 new students per year, many whom have remained at Penn as faculty and have active research programs within the CCEB.
Research or scholarship responsibilities may include strong advocacy for methodological, collaborative and team-oriented research, as well as training the next generations of biostatistics scientists. A demonstrated track record as the principal investigator of methodological programs supported by extramural grant funding is strongly preferred.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree.
The Division of Biostatistics is the academic home for 34 primary faculty within a vibrant multidisciplinary academic department comprised of three divisions – Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics with a total of 52 primary faculty.
The candidate will also assume the role of Director of the Biostatistics Unit within the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB). The CCEB is an interdisciplinary and interdepartmental program that links clinical epidemiology and biostatistics within the Perelman School of Medicine, the University of Pennsylvania Health System, and the Penn community.
We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.
The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).
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