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Assistant Professor

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Position Information

Working Title Assistant Professor
Classification Title Assistant Professor
Position Number 01201654
Hours Per Week 40
Department Department of Biostatistics
Campus Location Kansas City Metro
Position Summary

The Department of Biostatistics at the University of Kansas Medical Center is recruiting an Assistant Professor faculty member who will be responsible for collaborative research, independent research, teaching and mentoring. The department consists of 13 Ph.D. statisticians, 2 teaching associates and 12 staff members that include masters level statisticians, information systems personnel and the administrative personnel. Expertise within the department includes linear, nonlinear, and longitudinal modeling, clinical trial and experimental design, survival analysis, categorical data analysis, and Bayesian methodology.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. in Biostatistics, statistics or related area. Ability to effectively interact with University and Health Center personnel, scientists, educators and students. Candidates must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment and who will create a positive and collaborative atmosphere for achieving success. Excellent written and verbal communication abilities.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to individuals with experience in obtaining extramural grant funding as a primary or co-investigator.

Environment Office
Physical Requirements Sedentary
Probation Status

Subject to the regulations of the State of Kansas, the Board of Regents and the University of Kansas Medical Center, I understand and agree that I may be subject to a probation period and during the probation period I serve at the pleasure of the Executive Vice Chancellor of KUMC and my employment may be ended at any time during that period.

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EEO Statement

KU Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Job Duties

Description of Job Duty

Assist in the development and continued growth of the Department of Biostatistics.

Description of Job Duty

Provide statistical design and analysis support to investigators on research projects.

Description of Job Duty

Prepare statistical analysis sections for grants, manuscript publications and meeting presentations.

Description of Job Duty

Supervise and mentor master level statisticians or direct them on related projects, for which they provide the PhD statistician with programming support.

Description of Job Duty

Teach in the departments graduate degree program or other graduate courses provided by the department to the institution.

Description of Job Duty

Mentor and advise students.

Description of Job Duty

Perform other duties as may be assigned by chair.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Recommendation
  4. Curriculum Vitae