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Assistant/Associate Professor of Biostatistics

Recruitment Period

Open September 11th, 2013 through December 2nd, 2013


The School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley, is seeking a new member of the Biostatistics faculty. Candidates must possess training and experience in both theoretical and applied statistics, and/or biostatistics, and have the potential to develop a research program involving contemporary public health and/or biomedical problems. In addition, the School of Public Health seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. This position is available at the Assistant or Associate Professor level beginning Fall 2014.

The Berkeley campus is home to outstanding academic programs and faculty in almost every conceivable field. In particular, the Division of Biostatistics and the Department of Statistics offer an extraordinary array of courses and research opportunities in both theoretical and applied statistics. As shown in detail on our faculty websites http://www.stat.berkeley.edu/biostat/faculty, current activities in our group focus broadly on the development of high-dimensional inference methods to address statistical questions arising in clinical and intervention trials, epidemiology (e.g., cancer, infectious disease), genomics (e.g., high-throughput sequencing and microarray gene expression data analysis), and studies of global health and justice. Specific methodological interests include causal inference, intervention trials, multiple hypothesis testing, semi-parametric inference, statistical computing, and survival analysis. Our faculty and students are also actively involved in the Center for Computational Biology (http://qb3.berkeley.edu/ccb).

Applicants must have a doctoral degree or equivalent in Biostatistics, Statistics or a related field by the hire date of 07/01/2014.

Additional qualifications:
Experience in teaching, and demonstrated ability and interest in both methodological and applied biostatistical research, in areas such as clinical trials, epidemiology, and genomics. In addition to maintaining strong methodological and collaborative research activities, duties include teaching at least one course per semester and mentoring graduate students.

Salary and benefits:
Depend upon individual qualifications.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: http://atyourservice.ucop.edu/employees/new_employee/index.html

Note on confidentiality of letters of recommendation:
All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. All referees, including those whose letters are provided via a dossier service or career center, should be advised to consult the statement posted at: http://apo.chance.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please contact the CALcierge office at calcierge@berkeley.edu or visit calcierge.berkeley.edu

For questions or comment contact the administrator for the recruitment at
biostat@berkeley.edu. Please reference job number and/or position title.




3 letters of reference required