Associate Research Professor

Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


I. RECRUITMENT PLAN

Posting Number: F001066 Academic Title: Associate Research Professor Rank: Associate 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 Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University, founded in 1972, is a leader in the statistical coordination of clinical trials conducted by the National Institutes of Health, with present NIH research funding 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.

The position will serve as a Co-Investigator at the BSC for studies in diabetes providing direction in the design, conduct, and analysis of multi-center collaborative studies, with the ultimate goal of acquiring funding as a coordinating center principal or co-investigator; developing or implementing new methodologies to meet project needs; participate in preparing manuscripts and presentations based on the study results; and engaging in academic commitments at the DEB such as advising students and teaching. The position will be part of a 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 the public health.

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 BSC research projects also provide an environment rich in methodological problems, with opportunities for collaboration with other research and regular faculty and engagement of graduate students.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include ~95% effort at the Biostatistics Center (BSC) and 5% in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (DEB). The position will serve as a Co-Investigator at the BSC for studies in diabetes providing direction in the design, conduct, and analysis of multi-center collaborative studies, with the ultimate goal of acquiring funding as a coordinating center principal or co-investigator.; developing or implementing new methodologies to meet project needs; participate in preparing manuscripts and presentations based on the study results; and engaging in academic commitments at the DEB such as advising students and teaching; 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 the public health.

Minimum Qualifications:

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

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:

Rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applications from women, people of color, and people with disabilities are encouraged.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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

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 research interests 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/40392
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 practice?
    • 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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