The priorities of the appointment are the excellence of the candidate and the ability to initiate a world-class research program. The successful candidate will have a PhD in the Mathematical Sciences, with expertise in stochastic modeling, and inter-disciplinary experience in applying such models to real-world bioinformatics data.
Dalhousie is a world leader in several areas of bioinformatics, with the hub of bioinformatic research being the Centre for Comparative Genomics and Evolutionary Bioinformatics (http://cgeb.dal.ca). Networks play a role of central importance, with areas of interest including metabolic and ecologic networks, metagenomics and phylogenetic reconstruction.
The successful candidate will be appointed to a tenure stream position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The position is not conditional on receipt of the Canada Research Chair, but the successful candidate will be expected to be a strong candidate for, and apply for, a Tier II Canada Research Chair position. Canada Research Chairs are research-intensive faculty positions providing the chair holder with an opportunity to grow their research program through the provision of protected time for research. Tier II Chairs are 5 year appointments, renewable once. Details of the program can be found atwww.chairs.gc.ca.
The start date for the position is July 1, 2016, or as soon as possible thereafter. Consideration of candidates will begin in October, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a research proposal (max 3 pages), a statement of teaching interests and experience, and three confidential letters of reference forwarded under separate cover by the referees, to:
Chair, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Chase Building, Room 219
PO Box 15000, 6316 Coburg Road
Halifax, N.S. B3H 4R2
Dalhousie is Atlantic Canada's leading research university. The main campus in situated in Halifax - a city known for its youthful spirit, rich history, and scenic waterfront. Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons and women. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Concordia University is committed to employment equity.
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Concordia University invites applications for one tenure-track position in Applied Statistics. Candidates in any area of statistics are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to those in the areas of Time Series, Computational Statistics, and Big Data Analysis with applications to financial data. Applicants should have a PhD degree, a strong research record, and demonstrated interest/experience in teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Applications must consist of a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, copies of recent publications indicating the candidate's role in the publication, a statement of teaching philosophy/interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a research statement that describes past achievements, expertise and future goals. Candidates must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to:
Dr. Nadia Hardy, Chair
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W
Montreal, Quebec H3G 1M8 Canada
Subject to budgetary approval, we anticipate filling this position, normally at the rank of Assistant Professor, for August 1, 2016. Appointments at a more senior level may also be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. All applications should reach the Department no later than November 15, 2015. All inquiries about the position should be directed to the Chair at the above-mentioned email address. For additional information, please visit the departmental website.
Wayne State University. Detroit.
Date: Oct. 1, 2015.
Research Assistant/Research Associate Biostatistics Wayne State University (WSU) is expanding its research and development programs in Integrative Biosciences. This initiative leverages a new 200,000 sq. ft. Integrative Biosciences Center (IBio) opening in 2015 that will house coordinated, multidisciplinary research teams and programmatic initiatives involving translational thrusts focused on pathophysiologies and accumulated stressors affecting health in evolving urban environments. Phase one occupation of IBio includes a clinical research service center (CRSC) as well as the WSU NIEHS-supported Center for Urban Responses to Environmental Stressors and established research teams at WSU in behavioral health, biomaterials and molecular imaging, diabetes and obesity. The faculty in the CRSC seeks a motivated, hard-working and professional biostatistician (Master's level or higher) who will work independently and under the supervision of a faculty biostatistician.
* BA or BS is required.
* Master’s Degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, or related field is required for Research
*Assistant; PhD degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, or related field is required for Research Associate.
* Coursework or prior work experience in public health, epidemiology, biomedical research, and/or genomics is desirable.
* Proficient in at least two of R, SAS, SPSS, or STATA.
* Skills in descriptive analysis, and applying modern statistical methods in modeling of data.
* Outstanding ability to communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences.
* Interest and experience in public health research ? Excellent English writing skills.
Essential Functions (Job Duties):
* Participate in most statistical aspects of medical research projects, with supervision or assistance when needed.
* Independently generate descriptive and basic test statistics in both tabular and graphical form, analyze basic data requests and generate statistical modeling results using modern methods.
* Learn new statistical methods as needed, and apply skills to future projects. Represent the CRSC in project team meetings and contribute constructively to project discussions. ? Provide written documentation of work with statistical analysis plans and reports.
* Present statistical work in group meetings.
* Collaborate on any phase of a project, from initial meetings to final review of a manuscript, with guidance.
* Build documentation and organizational skills to effectively return to a project after long intervals.
* Contribute meaningfully to discussions of analyses and identify next steps for analyses.
* Manage project responsibilities with decreasing levels of supervision or regular support and take initiative to complete project-specific responsibilities with minimal supervision.
* Demonstrate the ability to multi-task and meet needs of multiple collaborations.
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Please include a cover letter, CV/resume, names and contact information for at least three references, and sample code of statistical analyses conducted.
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