Assistant Professor

Employer
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Location
Denver, CO

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Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Description

University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Department of Medicine, ACCORDS, Division of Health Care Policy and Research

Biostatistician- Open Rank - Assistant or Associate Professor

Position #00796443 – Requisition #25825

 

 

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers

The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date.  Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:

Anschutz: https://www.ucdenver.edu/docs/librariesprovider284/default-document-library/3000-general-admission/3012---covid-19-vaccination-requirement-and-compliance.pdf?sfvrsn=4e9df3ba_2

Denver: https://www.ucdenver.edu/coronavirus

Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:

    Anschutz Campus – Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious reasons.Denver Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons.Consolidated/Central Services Administration – Will follow Anschutz policy on exemptions.
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a world-class medical destination at the forefront of transformative science, medicine, education and patient care. The campus encompasses the University of Colorado health professional schools, more than 60 centers and institutes, and two nationally ranked independent hospitals - UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital Colorado - that treat more than two million adult and pediatric patients each year. Innovative, interconnected and highly collaborative, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus delivers life-changing treatments, patient care and professional training and conducts world-renowned research fueled by over $650 million in research grants. For more information, visit www.cuanschutz.edu.

Nature of Work

The Adult and Child Center for Health Outcomes Research and Delivery Science (ACCORDS) and the Division of Health Care Policy and Research, Department of Medicine at the University of Colorado seek a faculty member with health-related research experience and expertise in biostatistics. Candidates can be at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. Specific areas of interest include expertise in pragmatic trials, step-wedge designs, longitudinal data, causal inference, cluster-randomized trials, and analysis of electronic health records.

This faculty position will have their academic affiliation in the Department of Medicine and will be a part of a well-established Biostatic/Analytic Core in ACCORDS, a research center supporting the advancement of health services research and T3-T4 translational research that is jointly funded by the School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital Colorado Research Institute. ACCORDS serves as the focal point for health care professionals, researchers and analysts from across the Anschutz Medical Campus to foster multidisciplinary collaborations that bring together our campus’ diverse skills and talents to pursue health services research and education. In addition, ACCORDS cultivates strong research and educational collaborations with external partners including the University Of Colorado School Of Public Health, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Denver Health, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, UCHealth, other health care delivery systems, community organizations, and state and local government agencies. ACCORDS has programs in Dissemination and Implementation Science, Patient-Centered Decision Making, Education, Data Science and Community Engagement and Outreach, as well as cores in Qualitative and Mixed Methods, Practice-Based Research Networks (PBRNs), Biostatistics for Health Services Research, and Mobile Health and Health Information Technology (HIT).

The successful candidate will have opportunities to collaborate with over 70 ACCORDS affiliated faculty and other health services researchers from the Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Public Health, Dental Medicine and the College of Nursing. The candidate will be funded to consult with faculty regarding applied research and will engage in collaborative research and will have the opportunity to develop and conduct original methodological research if they desire. They will support proposals to secure external funding, and contribute to our educational mission including teaching post-docs and faculty across the various ACCORDS sponsored fellowships and other educational programs across campus.

Examples of Work Performed

Responsibilities for the faculty member may include but are not limited to (1) Participate in collaborative research, including grant and paper writing and developing analytic plans, including providing input to Masters’ level data analysts; (2) Teach and mentor Fellows and junior faculty in ACCORD programs; (3) Consult with faculty regarding methodologic questions and grant proposals; (4) serve as a co-investigator in the role of biostatistician on funded grant proposals.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at:

$110,000 - $130,000 annually at Assistant Professor

$130,000 - $160,000 annually at Associate Professor

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

 Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits

Total Compensation Calculator: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125

Diversity and Equity:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at [email protected].

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ+ community, and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.



Qualifications
Minimum Requirements

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Assistant Professor:

    PhD degree in statistics, biostatistics, mathematics, computer science, applied mathematics or related fields or equivalent PhD Degree that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills and abilitiesAt least 3 years of research experience leading statistical analysis on funded research studies in relevant areasEvidence of collaborative research through publications in health services journals.
Or

Associate Professor:

    PhD degree in statistics, biostatistics, mathematics, computer science, applied mathematics or related fields or equivalent PhD Degree that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills and abilities5+ years of research experience leading statistical analysis on funded research studies in relevant areasSignificant evidence of collaborative research through publications in health services journals.Experience in developing analytic sections for grant applications.
 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    Strong knowledge of basic and advanced statistical principles and analytic methods relevant in medical researchStrong programming skills in a common statistical software package (such as SAS, R, S-Plus, Python, MATLAB and/or SPSS)Good organizational skills across individual projects, managing own work loadExcellent written and verbal communication skillsPositive attitude and the ability to work with biomedical investigators and colleagues at ACCORDS and more broadly with other units on the Anschutz Medical CampusAbility to contribute to the growth and development of ACCORDSExcellent problem-solving skillsStrong knowledge of statistical computing and/or Bayesian inference
 

Preferred Qualifications:

Assistant Professor:

    Significant experience in `big data’ analysis with primary areas of interest including electronic health records, pragmatic trial design including cluster-randomized trials, advanced techniques to approach causal inference and confounding in observational studies, and structural equation modeling Experience supervising analysts.Experience in developing analytic sections for grant applications.
Or

Associate Professor:

    Expertise in `big data’ analysis with primary areas of interest including electronic health records, pragmatic trial design including cluster-randomized trials, advanced techniques to approach causal inference and confounding in observational studies, and structural equation modeling Demonstrated ability to successfully lead the biostatistics elements of clinical or translational research projects.Experience supervising master’s level analysts.
 

 



Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: May 3, 2022
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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