Assistant to Associate Research Professor

Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Feb 18, 2017
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


I. RECRUITMENT PLAN

Posting Number: F001072 Academic Title: Assistant to Associate Research Professor Rank: Associate Research Professor, Assistant Research Professor Administrative Title: Discipline Public Health Specialty: Statistics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology Contract Type: Special Service, Renewable Appointment (initial appt period) - 07/01/2017-06/30/2018 Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Proposed Start Date: 07/01/2017 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Position Description Summary:

The Biostatistics Center of The George Washington University, founded in 1972, is a leader in the statistical coordination of clinical trials conducted by the National Institutes of Health. We manage NIH research funding totaling over $60 million per year for major studies in cardiovascular disease, diabetes, maternal/fetal medicine, osteoporosis, urology, and the genetic basis for various diseases. The center has a staff of over 115 with 35 biostatisticians/epidemiologists, including 13 faculty. We are recruiting a research faculty position to participate in these and future studies. Please visit our web site at www.bsc.gwu.edu to learn more about our research.

Assistant / Associate Research Professorial Position with responsibilities at the Biostatistics Center and in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Position involves: serving as Co-Investigator on an existing grant studying youth-onset type 2 diabetes. The successful candidate will join a highly competent team of academic biostatisticians and epidemiologists, contribute to the design and analysis of major medical studies, seek substantive scientific and statistical responsibility, interact with medical investigators, participate in the publication of major papers in leading medical journals, and make an impact on issues important to public health. The candidate will be expected to develop expertise in the design, conduct, analysis, and report of multi-center collaborative research, with the ultimate goal of acquiring funding as a coordinating center principal investigator. As a member of the faculty of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, the candidate will be expected to participate in Milken Institute School of Public Health faculty activities as well as educational activities at the graduate level. The research projects also provide an environment rich in methodological problems, with opportunities for collaboration between faculty and graduate students.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Serve as Co-Investigator on an existing grant studying youth-onset type 2 diabetes, contribute to the design and analysis of major medical studies, seek substantive scientific and statistical responsibility, interact with medical investigators, participate in the publication of major papers in leading medical journals. Develop expertise in the design, conduct, analysis, and report of multi-center collaborative research, with the ultimate goal of acquiring funding as a coordinating center principal investigator, engage in academic commitments such as advising students and teaching.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have a Doctorate in Statistics, Biostatistics, or Epidemiology with strong credentials in statistical methodology.

Advertised Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience. Other Benefits:

Tuition benefits for employees (including Ph.D. in Statistics. Biostatistics and Epidemiology) and for spouse and dependent children.

Other Information:

Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on March 17, 2017 and is ongoing until the position is filled.

Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard
background screening.

The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered please complete the online faculty application and include:
-A Curriculum Vitae
-A cover letter that includes a synopsis of your experience and qualifications, including any medical scientific presentations or publications
-A statement of research interest to include statement of career goals and how this position can help you achieve those goals.

In addition, please send three letters of reference to researchjobs@bsc.gwu.edu or by U.S. Post to Manager of Human Resources, The Biostatistics Center, The George Washington University, 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 750, Rockville, MD 20852.

Department Link: http://www2.bsc.gwu.edu/bsc/index.php Posting Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Quick Link http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/40377
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have a Doctorate in Statistics, Biostatistics or Epidemiology with strong credentials in statistical methodology?
    • Yes
    • No




Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Research Interest
Optional Documents
  1. Sample Publications
  2. List of Publications

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