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The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health is accepting applications for the position of tenured Professor & Chair of the Department of Biostatistics.
The selected candidate is expected to bring a dynamic vision and effective leadership and management skills to the fostering and innovation of both fundamental methodologic advances, and to the robust application of biostatistical techniques to the rapidly expanding use of biomedical data across domains such as basic biomedical science and discovery, systems biology, precision medicine, novel and traditional clinical trials, comparative effectiveness, disease modeling, and population health.
The Chair is expected to play a prominent role in the Pittsburgh biomedical community by continuing to grow the core components of the Department and leveraging the community's many strengths for effective collaborations.
The ideal candidate will possess: A strategic vision for short-term and long-term development of the Department that supports the goals of the Graduate School of Public Health and the University.
The ability to maintain and develop a vigorous program of independent biostatistics research for the advancement of biomedical and public health sciences
A commitment to the advancement of public health and medicine through collaborative and interdisciplinary research
Advanced knowledge in biostatistics educational programs for students and applied health researchers
A successful track record in professional leadership
The Chair is a full-time position. Candidates must have a distinguished record of research, teaching, publication, service and academic accomplishments that meet the criteria for appointment at the tenured professor level, including an advanced degree in statistics, biostatistics or another quantitative science. Candidates should have experience with externally funded collaborative research projects. Resources will be available for intra-departmental program development, faculty recruitment, and cross-campus collaborations.
Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Desired start date is July 1, 2017.
Application Process: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled with applications received by November 1 receiving full consideration. Candidates should submit a letter of application stating professional accomplishments; curriculum vitae; and the names, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of five professional references. Application and nominations may be submitted electronically and/or by mail and should be sent to: Derek C. Angus, MD, MPH Chair, Biostatistics Chair Search Committee c/o Mary Brady University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health Office of the Dean, A600 Crabtree Hall 130 DeSoto Street Pittsburgh, PA 15261 firstname.lastname@example.org EEO /AA/F/Vets/Disabled