University of Michigan — Research Faculty Positions in the Area of Electronic Health Records, Statistical Genetics, and Genomics

The Department of Biostatistics at the University of Michigan is seeking applicants for one research-track assistant professor and one research investigator to begin in Fall 2017, or earlier, in the area of electronic health records, statistical genetics and genomics. The Department seeks outstanding individuals with interests in the development of statistical methods in genetics and genomics, application of cutting-edge existing tools to large and complex datasets, scalable computation, development of statistical software and user-friendly tools. Experience in leading collaborative scientific research will be desirable. We will consider candidates with a PhD in any relevant quantitative discipline including but not limited to Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Human Genetics, and Computational Biology.

The Department of Biostatistics has 38 faculty members, of whom 11 are research-track, and over 120 full time PhD and Masters students. The Department is involved in cutting-edge methodological research and scientific investigation in many areas of biomedical and public health research. The Department has close links with the Department of Statistics, the Institute of Social Research, the Medical School, the Center for Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, the Center for Statistical Genetics, The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Michigan Institute of Data Science and the Kidney and Epidemiology Cost Center (KECC). More information on the department can be found at http://www.sph.umich.edu/biostat.

The University of Michigan offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Ann Arbor is a progressive city of about 100,000, with excellent schools and a wide variety of sporting and musical activities. It is rated very highly in national surveys for its quality of life and has the amenities of a city many times its size.

Consideration of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send a CV, names of three references, a statement of research interests, and academic transcripts to UM.Biostat.Recruitment@umich.edu.

The University of Michigan is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


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