The Division of Biostatistics at the University of California, Berkeley, is inviting applications for a Professor in Residence position (at any level). 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. The appointment is to begin Fall 2014 and may last up to three years.
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 and description of duties:
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: Commensurate with experience.
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:
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For details on the Professor in Residence series, including appointment and promotion procedures and salary scales, please consult: http://www.ucop.edu/search/?q=APM+270
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