Biostatistics Associate or Full Professor in Statistical Genetics

Location
Pennsylvania (US)
Posted
Wednesday, 9 September 2020
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 24 November 2021
Ref
71818
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Description
The Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology & Informatics 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 and expertise in statistical genetics with experience in analysis of whole genome sequencing data, metagenomics and microbiome data and in integrative analysis of genetics and other omics data. A demonstrated track record as the principal investigator of methodological research supported by extramural grant funding is required.

Teaching responsibilities may include participation in biostatistics PhD and MS training programs, as well as teaching biostatistics courses in epidemiology, health policy, and other biomedical programs.

The University of Pennsylvania is a vibrant team-science oriented environment with elite biomedical research collaborators that is ideal for biostatistical collaboration and application-driven methodological research. The Division of Biostatistics includes 33 full-time faculty with diverse expertise spanning numerous methodological and biomedical areas, and we have strong, highly ranked, and growing MS and PhD programs in which our faculty train the next generation of innovative quantitative leaders. The placement of Biostatistics in the Perelman School of Medicine with world-class medical, biological, and population scientists, as part of an integrated campus including the Wharton School of Business, School of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Engineering and Applied Science and other premier biomedical research institutions including the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia provides the ideal setting for cross-disciplinary collaboration and impactful quantitative research.

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.

Application Process
This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street,  Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

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