Biostatistics - Assistant Professor Positions in Causal Inference
Jul 10, 2023
Jul 10, 2025 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
The Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Assistant Professor positions in either the non-tenure clinician educator track or the tenure track. Expertise is required in the specific area of causal inference methods development and applications, with the ability to establish oneself as a research leader in their area of specialization. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree.
Teaching responsibilities may include participation in biostatistics PhD and MS training programs, as well as teaching biostatistics courses in epidemiology, health policy, and other biomedical programs. Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring.
Research or scholarship responsibilities may include the development of innovative leading-edge statistical methodology as well as collaborative research projects within the Perelman School of Medicine.
As a core member of the Penn Center for Causal Inference (CCI), the faculty will have a unique opportunity to participate in the training and mentoring of students and postdoctoral fellows poised to become the next generation of Causal Inference Researchers.
Tenure track applicants will focus primarily on the development of innovative leading-edge statistical methodology, with secondary emphasis on collaborative research projects within the Perelman School of Medicine. Clinician-Educator track applicants who have outstanding productivity in collaborative research, as well as some methodological research, are also encouraged to apply. There is a rich mix of ongoing biomedical research programs in the Perelman School of Medicine to provide motivation and opportunities for the development of novel statistical methods on wide-ranging domains of biomedical, clinical, and translational science.
The University of Pennsylvania is a vibrant team-science-oriented environment with elite biomedical research collaborators that is ideal for biostatistical collaboration and application-driven methodological research. The Division of Biostatistics includes 32 full-time faculty with diverse expertise spanning numerous methodological and biomedical areas, and we have strong, highly ranked, and growing MS and PhD programs in which we train the next generation of innovative quantitative leaders. The placement of Biostatistics in the Perelman School of Medicine with world-class medical, biological, and population scientists, as part of an integrated campus including the Wharton School of Business, School of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Engineering and Applied Science and other premier biomedical research institutions including the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia provides the ideal setting for cross-disciplinary collaboration and impactful quantitative research.
We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
For any questions, please contact Cathy Vallejo
To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/127955
The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).
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