Instructor in Biostatistics

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
18000 - 20000 UAE Dirhams
Saturday, 1 August 2020
End of advertisement period
Monday, 31 August 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Institute of Public Health (IPH) at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University, is seeking to appoint a full-time Instructor to contribute to its teaching and research activities in Biostatistics. We are looking to appoint a suitable candidate with training, experience and achievements in Biostatistics. Applicants should have a good experience in teaching biostatistics at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching for undergraduate and post-graduate programs, including the MPH and the PhD programs. He/she also expected to contribute to the teaching of different statistical software such as SPSS, R and Jamovi. Furthermore, the candidate should be expected to conduct advanced statistical research both applied and methodological. It is expected that he/she will publish their research findings in reputable journals. There are good opportunities for collaboration with colleagues at the College of Medicine & Health Sciences and other UAEU colleges in addition to local and regional institutions. International collaboration, especially with prestigious academic institutions, is encouraged. The successful candidate will also share administrative work in the IPH and the College of Medicine including serving on committees, invigilating examinations and contributing to student assessments.

Minimum Qualification Applicants should possess a Master’s degree with a major in statistics, Biostatistics, applied mathematics or data science.

Preferred Qualification Master’s degree in Biostatistics, along with relevant experience in advanced statistical methods such as prediction modelling, survival analysis and longitudinal models.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience A minimum of three years’ experience in research and teaching. Good experience in teaching biostatistics for undergraduate and graduate students. Excellent experience in statistical analysis using SPSS, R and Jamovi. Good experience in developing predictive models. Good experience in Tidyverse ecosystem. Good experience in managing statistical projects using Github. Good experience using high performance computing for heavy statistical computing and simulations. Good understanding of the main concepts of machine learning and deep learning. Excellent experience with Shiny package. A high degree of computer literacy and demonstrated ability to integrate technology into the learning environment and teaching methodologies. Ability to work independently and take initiatives. Demonstrate awareness of cultural, privacy and confidentiality issues. Good interpersonal and team working skills and flexibility with working hours.

Special Instructions to Applicant  

Division College of Medicine&Health Sciences

Department As.Dean for Research&Grad.Std.-CMHS

Job Close Date open until filled

Job Category Academic - Faculty

Salary 18000 - 20000 UAE Dirhams per month, based on experience

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