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Fwd: [d-ssc] Assistant Professor of Biostatistics Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary






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From: Gordon Hilton Fick <ghfick@ucalgary.ca>
Date: February 4, 2014 at 9:06:33 AM PST
To: <d-ssc@ssc.ca>
Subject: [d-ssc] Assistant Professor of Biostatistics Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary

The University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM) invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in Biostatistics.

We are seeking an individual with expertise in health outcomes research and the ability to address complex studies involving repeated measures, complex multilevel or hierarchical models, analysis of clustered or correlated data, or advanced time-to-event statistics. Establishment of an independent research program and engagement in collaborative research is expected. The successful candidate is expected to teach in UCVM’s graduate program, delivering courses in basic and advanced Biostatistics relevant to animal health and may also teach in the Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program.

UCVM is a research-intensive Faculty, with rapidly expanding research and graduate education programs. UCVM has four departments: Production Animal Health, Ecosystem and Public Health, Veterinary Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences, and Comparative Biology and Experimental Medicine. Currently, faculty members supervise approximately 120 graduate students in a variety of disciplines. Areas of strategic research priority include infectious disease, cattle health, disease ecology, reproductive and regenerative medicine, performance horse health, and veterinary education. UCVM is co-located with the Faculty of Medicine, providing excellent opportunities to collaborate with its various Health Research Institutes. Collaboration opportunities also exist with other Faculties. The DVM program combines a comprehensive general veterinary education with enhanced opportunities in selected areas. Please visit our website at www.vet.ucalgary.ca for more information.

Qualifications include a PhD in Biostatistics or a closely related field. Post-doctoral training is considered an asset. A DVM degree and/or previous experience in animal health research is also considered an asset. Demonstrated potential to establish independent and collaborative research programs is expected. Expertise in the areas identified above is expected. Demonstrated or potential teaching excellence is required. The appointment will be in a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, in the department most appropriate to the interests of the successful candidate.

The University of Calgary is a research-intensive, comprehensive university that supports innovation in research, education, and service to the community. This position is part of an exciting cluster of over 50 faculty appointments, designed to help the University of Calgary meet its strategic goal to become one of Canada's top five research universities by 2016. The University of Calgary is a place where innovative teaching and groundbreaking research go hand in hand, and where we fully engage the communities we both serve and lead. The City of Calgary has a population of just over 1 million and is located near the Rocky Mountains, Banff National Park and Lake Louise.

Review of applications will begin February 15th, 2014. Interested individuals should submit their curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, and the names and contact information of three referees by e-mail or fax to:

Linda Butcher
Human Resources
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary

Tel: (403) Fax: (403) 210-7899
Email: lbutcher@ucalgary.ca

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University of Calgary respects, appreciates, and encourages diversity.

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