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Subject: [d-ssc] McMaster University: faculty position in biostatistics
Date: February 3, 2014 at 12:54:31 PM PST
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Biostatistics Unit, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton Faculty Position in Biostatistics
The Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CE&B) at McMaster University seeks an outstanding candidate for a three-year (renewable) faculty position in biostatistics at the Assistant Professor rank (or associate professor rank) in the Special category. The successful candidate will join the Biostatistics Unit at St Joseph’s Healthcare—Hamilton. Qualifications for the position include:
Qualifications include a PhD or equivalent in biostatistics, statistics or related field, an established record of research in
biostatistics demonstrated by publications in peer-reviewed journals and participation as PI or Co-I on peer‑reviewed funded research,
experience in developing statistical methods for clinical trials and health research, and proficiency with statistical applications in population clinical trials/outcomes research/health services research in diabetes, cardiovascular health, knowledge translation and primary care. An excellent record of collegiality and collaboration are prerequisites for this position. Experience in the application and teaching of biostatistics in health research and statistical consultation with clinician researchers are important attributes.
The successful applicant will be a regular contributor to the Health Research Methodology Graduate Program, the Bachelor of Health Sciences Undergraduate Program or other educational programs at McMaster. The Department invites applicants with research interests and proven expertise in the
development of statistical methodology for epidemiology and health research, and experience with statistical applications in population/clinical trials/health services research.
McMaster is a research-intensive university and perennially rated as the most innovative university in Canada. Located mid-way between the Niagara Peninsula and Metropolitan Toronto, it offers an unparalleled social, cultural and recreational living environment and a challenging academic career in one of Canada’s première health universities. The Department is renowned for its pioneering nature and high quality of research and education programs; it provides an exciting academic environment, operating on a collegial model with interdisciplinary research teams and a mentorship program for junior faculty. For more information about CE&B, visit http://www.fhs.mcmaster.ca/ceb, for the Faculty of Health Sciences, http://www.fhs.mcmaster.ca and for McMaster University http://www.mcmaster.ca/home.cfm
Applicants are invited to submit curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and academic goals, and the names of three referees to:
Dr. Holger Schünemann, Department Chair, Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4K1 Tel. 905‑525‑9140 ext 24931
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this position. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities and persons with disabilities.
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