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[cmath] Canada Research Chair in Biostatistics - University of Western Ontario (fwd)





Richard Lockhart,  Chair

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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Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2010 05:54:29 -0600
From: Alan Kelm <akelm@cms.math.ca>
To: cmath@cms.math.ca
Subject: [cmath] Canada Research Chair in Biostatistics - University of Western
    Ontario




      /The/ UNIVERSITY /of/ WESTERN ONTARIO
      Departments of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
      and Statistical & Actuarial Sciences

      CANADA RESEARCH CHAIR
      in
      BIOSTATISTICS

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 January 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 * November 1, 2010. *

/ Positions are subject to budgetary approval. Applicants should have
fluent written 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./

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