UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Assistant/Associate/Professor in Biostatistics

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Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
Thursday, 19 August 2021
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 18 September 2021
Ref
2985
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The Institute of Public Health (IPH) at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences (CMHS), UAE University, is seeking to appoint a full-time faculty to contribute to its teaching, research and consultancy activities in Biostatistics. We are looking to appoint a suitable candidate with training, experience and achievements in Biostatistics. The successful candidate will assist in teaching biostatistics to undergraduate medical students and to graduate students at CMHS. The candidate should be expected to conduct advanced statistical research both applied and methodological and contribute to the supervision of PhD students. It is anticipated that the appointee will initiate and be principal investigator for research projects relevant to the health of communities in the UAE. There are good opportunities for collaboration with colleagues in the CMHS and other UAEU colleges, in addition to local and regional institutions. Particular importance is attached to developing strong links with educational establishments, health authorities, government agencies and other institutions in the UAE and the wider region. International collaboration is encouraged. The successful candidate will also share administrative work in the IPH and CMHS including serving on committees, coordinating the courses, invigilating examinations and contributing to student assessments.

Minimum Qualification

Applicants should possess a PhD degree in Biostatistics, or equivalent.

Preferred Qualification

PhD degree in Biostatistics, along with relevant experience in advanced biostatistical methods, deep learning, machine learning and longitudinal models.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

A minimum of five years’ experience in teaching and research. Experience in statistical consultancy is an advantage. Experience in supervising research projects and/or advising PhD students. A good track record of research grants acquisition. Excellent publications in high-ranked peer-reviewed journals with a proportion published in peer-reviewed statistical journals. Excellent experience in statistical analysis using preferably R, SPSS and Stata. Good understanding and applications of the main concepts of machine learning and deep learning. Additional training or experience in epidemiology with practical experience in Public Health or Community Medicine will be an advantage. 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

Candidates should submit a cover letter together with a full curriculum vitae

Division College of Medicine&Health Sciences
Department Public Health Institute - (CMHS)
Job Close Date open until filled
Job Category Academic - Faculty
Salary 30000 - 35000 UAE Dirhams per month, based on experience