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From: Alan Kelm <akelm@cms.math.ca>
Date: March 22, 2011 1:01:01 PM PDT
To: CMath E-Mail Distribution List <cmath@cms.math.ca>
Subject: [cmath] Canada Research Chair in Biostatistics - University of Western Ontario


Departments of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
and Statistical & Actuarial Sciences


The Departments of Epidemiology & Biostatistics and Statistical & Actuarial Sciences are pleased to announce a search for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair at the Assistant (probationary tenure-track) or Associate (probationary tenure-track or tenured) Professor level in Biostatistics. The starting date will be July 1, 2012 or thereafter and will depend upon a successful CRC nomination.

Prospective candidates may visit our home pages at http://www.uwo.ca/epidem/ and http://www.stats.uwo.ca/. See http://www.chairs.gc.ca/ for details concerning the CRC program. The successful candidate must have a PhD or equivalent and an established record of high impact research and publication in Biostatistics. In order to be eligible for a Tier 2 Chair, the candidate will be less than 10 years since PhD and will be an emerging research leader. The candidate will also have a commitment to, and demonstrated aptitude for, teaching and will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels and to supervise graduate students and provide leadership in the Collaborative Graduate Program in Biostatistics.

Faculty in the Collaborative Graduate Program in Biostatistics have research interests which include the development and application of a range of methodologies (including cluster randomization, epidemiology, epidemiologic risk assessment, genetic epidemiology, health economics, interval-censored data, multi-state models, nonparametric regression, statistical genomics, statistical computing, survey methods, and survival analysis). The successful candidate will benefit from the growing research interest at Western in the development of statistical methods for the assessment of gene-environment interactions, causal effect estimation, and personalized medicine.

Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a research plan, a statement (not to exceed 500 words) explaining how background, experience and research accomplishments qualify you for this position, and must arrange for at least three letters of reference to be sent to:

Professor Rick Secco, Associate Dean (Research)
Office of the Dean, Faculty of Science
The University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario N6A 5B7, Canada.

Applications will be considered starting May 1, 2011.

This position is subject to budgetary approval. Applicants should have fluent writing and oral communication skills in English. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Western Ontario is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.

This employment position is among those listed in the Employment section of the CMS website:

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