University of Pennsylvania — Associate or Full Professor of Biostatistics, Tenure Track

The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Associate or Full Professor positions in the tenure track. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree.

A position requiring expertise in high-dimensional statistical methods for big data in health services research, such as genomics and/or electronic health records, is among the available positions.

Applicants will focus primarily on the development of innovative leading-edge statistical methodology with secondary emphasis on collaborative research projects within the Perelman School of Medicine. A demonstrated track record as the principal investigator of methodological research supported by extramural grant funding is required. There is a rich mix of ongoing biomedical research projects in the Perelman School of Medicine to provide motivation and opportunities for the development of novel statistical methods on wide ranging topics.

Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching and must demonstrate outstanding research productivity. Primary teaching responsibilities include participation in Penn’s Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics academic programs.

The Graduate Group in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, jointly with the Department of Statistics in the Wharton School, offers degree programs leading to both the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Science (MS) in Biostatistics.

Review of applications will begin on September 30, 2016 and will continue to be accepted after this date, until the positions are filled. The expected start date is July 2017 or later.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.

The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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