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Associate Professor or Professor

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To be considered please complete the online faculty application and include: 1) a Curriculum Vitae; 2) a cover letter that includes a synopsis of your experience and qualifications, including any medical scientific presentations or publications; and 3) a statement of research interests to include a statement of career goals and how this position can help you achieve those goals. Review of applications will begin on February 24, 2017 and is ongoing until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

Recruitment Plan

I. RECRUITMENT PLAN

Posting Number: F001064
Academic Title: Associate Professor or Professor
Rank:
Administrative Title: Director of the Biostatistics Center
Discipline Public Health
Specialty: Biostatistics, Statistics and Epidemiology
Contract Type: With Tenure
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search, Prior Employment Verification
Proposed Start Date: 09/01/2017
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Position Description Summary:

The Biostatistics Center of the Milken Institute School of Public Health is seeking a tenured faculty member as its Director. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to help shape the vision of and provide leadership to the Center, while also enhancing the quality of the Center’s medical research through methodological scholarship. The Center coordinates large-scale multi-center clinical trials and epidemiological studies with annual funding of approximately $65 million across several major projects. The academic appointment of the Director, as Professor or Associate Professor, will be in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the Milken Institute School of Public Health.

The university and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We encourage applications from members of underrepresented populations.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Core responsibilities of the position will be to serve as the Director of the Biostatistics Center and Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator on one or more major projects of the Biostatistics Center and contribute to the academic mission of the University as Professor or Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

We expect the candidate to create collaborative environments, both within the Biostatistics Center and among multiple University Centers as well as with government researchers.

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctorate in statistics, biostatistics or epidemiology or equivalent doctoral educational attainment; an established program of research; and a strong national or international reputation supported by a significant record of developing innovative statistical, biostatistical, or epidemiological methods. Biostatistical or epidemiological leadership and experience managing large medical research projects. Proven track record in developing and securing funding for clinical trials and/or population-based epidemiological studies in university, governmental or non-governmental settings. Applicants should also have a solid pedagogical record in one or more areas of teaching, advising, or mentoring.

Advertised Salary: Academic rank, salary and employment position are competitive and will be commensurate with experience.
Other Benefits:
Other Information:

The university and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We encourage applications from members of underrepresented populations.

Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered please complete the online faculty application and include: 1) a Curriculum Vitae; 2) a cover letter that includes a synopsis of your experience and qualifications, including any medical scientific presentations or publications; and 3) a statement of research interests to include a statement of career goals and how this position can help you achieve those goals.

Review of applications will begin on
February 24, 2017 and is ongoing until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

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/39969

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Research Interest
Optional Documents
  1. Sample Publications
  2. List of Publications

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Doctorate in Statistics, Biostatistics or Epidemiology or equivalent doctoral educational attainment?
    • yes
    • no
  2. * Do you have an established program of research?
    • yes
    • no
  3. * Do you have a strong national or international reputation supported by a significant record of developing innovative statistical, biostatistical or epidemiological methods?
    • yes
    • no
  4. * Do you have biostatistical or epidemiological leadership and experience managing large medical research projects?
    • yes
    • no
  5. * Do you have a proven track record in developing and securing funding for clinical trials and/or population-based epidemiological studies in university, governmental or non-governmental settings?
    • yes
    • no
  6. * Do you have a solid pedagogical record in one or more areas of teaching, advising or mentoring?
    • yes
    • no