Lecturer - HOBI

Location
Gainesville, Florida
Posted
Feb 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Classification Title:

Lecturer

Job Description:

The Department of Health Outcomes and Policy (HOP), College of Medicine seeks an expert in the analysis of health outcomes data for a full-time Assistant Scientist position. The incumbent will collaborate with scientists from a variety of disciplines on the design, analysis, and publication of multilevel and longitudinal research across the translational spectrum.  The incumbent will also devote time collaborating in developing and publishing new methods for multilevel and longitudinal studies.  As the Institute for Child Health Policy (ICHP) expands its mission in becoming a hub for child health-related "big data," the individual in the position will be responsible for assisting ICHP affiliates navigating and analyzing the myriad data sources available for research projects. The successful candidate will be expected to play a key role in the development of research grant proposals, scientific presentations, and journal publications.

The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with other faculty in the development of novel online and in-person courses relevant to the department's mission.  The candidate will also provide mentoring and teaching related to study design and data analysis related to student projects.  The candidate will provide supervision to some data analysts in the department. 

We are seeking an expert in study design and data analysis, with particular knowledge and experience in multilevel and longitudinal health outcomes data; a proven track record of teaching; an established record of scientific publications; strong project management skills; and proven supervisory experience.

Advertised Salary:

Negotiable to commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

1) A master's degree in statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology, or a related field; and (2) a minimum of five years of health research experience. 

Primary criteria for appointment include demonstrated expertise in data analysis and study design, interest and ability in collaborative multi-disciplinary research, strong verbal and written communication skills, including authorship on scientific publications and experience writing grant proposals, and demonstrated project management skills with a range of groups. This position is primarily research funded and is annually renewable based on availability of research funds.

Preferred Qualifications:

(1) A PhD degree in statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology, or a related field.

(2) A minimum of five years of health research experience.

(3) Primary criteria for appointment include demonstrated expertise in data analysis and study design, interest and ability in collaborative multi-disciplinary research, strong verbal and written communication skills, including authorship on scientific publications and experience writing grant proposals, and demonstrated project management skills with a range of groups. 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392‐2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955‐8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. An Equal Employment Opportunity institution.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcripts to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approval by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://naces.org/."

Health Assessment Required: No