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The Department of Preventive Medicine of the Keck School of Medicine of USC is seeking an experienced biostatistician with an interest in a full-time faculty position in biostatistics education and consulting.Â The position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Clinical Preventive Medicine Â is on the non-tenure clinical track and will be at a rank appropriate for the experience of the faculty member. The department teaches a broad array of courses in biostatistics at levels ranging from undergraduates to advanced graduate students. Areas of focus for teaching include general biostatistical methods, data analysis with focus on both simple and multivariate models, application of biostatistical methods to complex data sets using a variety of software programs (e.g. SAS, Stata, SPSS, R), and probability and statistical theory.Â Teaching responsibilities would focus on courses in our graduate program in biostatistics (teaching at the masterâs and Ph.D. level), but could also include data-analysis courses within our MPH and undergraduate programs.Â There are opportunities to develop new classes in areas related to biostatistical methods or applications.Â The Biostatistics division also provides core biostatistical consulting and collaborative services for the USC Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (SC-CTSI).Â Â Biostatistics consulting primarily occurs with clinician investigators in USC schools of medicine, pharmacy, allied health sciences, social work, and gerontology.Â Consultations involve study planning as well as analyses of existing data.Â Consulting activities frequently lead to longer-term biostatistics collaborations with additional grant funding.Â Â Â The faculty effort profile will initially comprise approximately 50% each in teaching and consulting.Â Â Â
Candidates should have a doctoral degree in biostatistics or a related field and teaching experience in one or more academic training programs.Â Candidates should also have research and consulting experience, particularly involving the application of biostatistical methods to the analysis of data from a health-related field.
Apply here and upload Â curriculum vita, a brief summary of teaching and research experience, and names and contact information for three individuals who are familiar with your academic accomplishments.
For further inquiries contact:Â Jim Gauderman, Ph.D. Professor and Chief, Division of Biostatistics, Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2001 N. Soto St., Room 202-K, Los Angeles, CA 90032, JIMG@usc.edu
USC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are strongly Â encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: REQ20086351
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