Institute for Trauma Recovery Researcher

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Position Type: Permanent Faculty

Department: Anesthesiology - Research - 413624

Appointment Type: Fixed Term Faculty

Vacancy ID: FAC0002183

Position Summary: The Institute for Trauma Recovery at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill invites applications for a biostatistics/bioinformatics/epidemiology research Assistant Professor with an academic appointment in the Department of Anesthesiology. This individual will learn and use bioinformatic, epidemiologic, advanced statistics, statistical classification analyses, structural equation modeling, and latent growth curve analysis to analyze molecular data from first-in-kind prospective cohorts of trauma survivors, and will also utilize traditional biostatistical/epidemiologic methods to gain important new insights into the pathogenesis and course of post-traumatic disorders. The ideal candidate will be motivated to develop a nationally recognized, and extramurally funded research program and collaboration with other faculty members and staff with the common goal of improving trauma recovery. This individual will work closely with clinical researchers in the department to analyze data including high dimensional phenotypic and molecular/genomic data from multicenter, cohort studies. The candidate will also be encouraged to forge interdisciplinary collaborations and to lead a team of students/research assistants. A portion of this individual's time will also be spent providing statistical consultation to faculty members in the Department of Anesthesiology focused on clinical research.

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Education Requirements: Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree in Bioinformatics, Epidemiology or Biostatistics or related doctoral degree.

Qualification and Experience: Qualifications required for this position include extensive knowledge of applied statistical and computational methods including those relevant to longitudinal data analysis. Ideal candidates would have experience in data analysis, processing large datasets, mentoring students in statistical techniques, and previous experience with statistical computing and scientific writing. Additional desired qualifications include strong interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication, leadership, analytical thinking, delegation, problem solving, quality management, sound judgment, and planning and organization skills.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Lauren Andrews

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: [email protected]

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Job No:
Posted: 11/21/2017
Application Due: 1/22/2019
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