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Fwd: Quantitative Public Health Scientist position, University of Waterloo

Richard Lockhart, Professor

Stat & Act Sci; Simon Fraser Univ.     
Phone:  (778) 782-3264
Burnaby BC V5A 1S6                     FAX:    (778) 782-4368
e-mail:   lockhart@sfu.ca

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From: Joel Dubin <jdubin@uwaterloo.ca>
Subject: Quantitative Public Health Scientist position, University of Waterloo
Date: December 3, 2014 at 9:10:27 AM PST
To: SSC Biostats <ssc-biostat@sfu.ca>

Dear colleagues,

Please feel free to distribute, to anyone who might be interested, the
below advertisement for a Quantitative Public Health Scientist
tenure-track position in the School of Public Health and Health Systems,
at the University of Waterloo.

Thanks, Joel.

Joel A. Dubin
Associate Professor
Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science,
and School of Public Health & Health Systems
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, ON, Canada


Quantitative Public Health Scientist

The School of Public Health and Health Systems in the Faculty of Applied
Health Sciences at the University of Waterloo seeks an exceptional applied
researcher and teacher for a tenure track position in applied quantitative
analysis. The position requires a PhD in an appropriate field, and the
initial appointment will be at a rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

The successful applicant must have experience and proficiency in applied
population health statistics, including hierarchical longitudinal
analysis, multi-level modeling, analytical techniques associated with
measurement error, missing data, spatial analysis, propensity scores,
and/or systems modeling. The successful candidate should have a
demonstrated ability to work with large population-level, longitudinal
datasets, hierarchical data, and quasi-experimental research designs. The
ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to teach an array of
graduate and undergraduate courses in applied health statistics. S/he will
have a demonstrated record of successful research designed to advance the
field of youth health or school-based prevention programming,
quasi-experimental program or policy evaluation techniques, and evidence
of interdisciplinary collaboration. We expect that the successful
candidate will work closely with the School¹s new Applied Health Research
Programme on Youth Health, and assume a leadership role in advancing the
COMPASS program of research (www.compass.uwaterloo.ca).

The School of Public Health and Health Systems currently offers
research-focused BSc, MSc and PhD degrees; a Bachelor of Health Promotion,
professional (primarily on-line); Master¹s degrees in Public Health,
Health Evaluation, and Health Informatics; and PhD specializations in
Aging, Health and Well-Being, and Work and Health. Visit the School of
Public Health and Health Systems for more detail.  The salary range of
$86,000-$150,000, based on qualifications and rank, will considered.
Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally
qualified candidates.

The closing date for applications is January 9, 2015. The anticipated
start date is July 1, 2015. Three letters of reference will be requested
for finalists for the position.  Submit a letter of interest, curriculum
vitae, and separate statements describing your program of future research,
record of applied biostatistics research, teaching and supervision
experience, and list with name and email address of at least three
references to: Director, School of Public Health and Health Systems, B.C.
Matthews Hall, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada, N2L 3G1.
Alternatively, application materials and references may be sent
electronically to Carol West-Seebeck.

The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates, and encourages
diversity.  We welcome applications from all qualified individuals
including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and
persons with disabilities.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to
apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given