[BioC] Open-rank faculty position, Dept of Biostatistics, Virginia Commonwealth University

Kellie J Archer/FS/VCU kjarcher at vcu.edu
Fri Sep 21 15:45:27 CEST 2012

   The Department of Biostatistics at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is
   seeking to fill a tenured/tenure-eligible faculty position at the level of
   assistant, associate, or full professor. We are seeking applicants with
   training and research interest in the design and statistical analysis of
   high-throughput genomic data (e.g., next generation sequencing, microarray,
   proteomic technologies), bioinformatics, computational biology, or closely
   related area. Additionally, applicants should have collaborative research
   experience.  Primary responsibilities include teaching and advising graduate
   students as well as conducting independent methodological research. In
   addition, the successful applicant will be expected to collaborate with
   other VCU investigators in related fields in obtaining extramural grant

   The Department of Biostatistics has a 40+ year history in the VCU School of
   Medicine and is committed to excellence in both biostatistical research and
   graduate education. The department offers both M.S. and Ph.D. programs in
   Biostatistics, including a  concentration in Genomic Biostatistics, a M.S.
   in Clinical Research in Biostatistics, and a Master of Public Health.  Our
   biostatistics  faculty,  students, and staff collaborate with clinical
   investigators on the Medical College of Virginia Campus (which includes the
   Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, and Allied Health) in a
   wide variety of biomedical research projects. Located in Richmond, Virginia,
   VCU has established relationships with the Virginia Department of Health as
   well as local and regional health departments.

   Qualifications:  For  all  levels,  candidates  should have a Ph.D. in
   biostatistics, statistics or related field, demonstrated experience in the
   analyses of high-throughput genomic or proteomic data, familiarity with
   statistical programming environments for analyzing such data, and excellent
   oral and written communication skills.

   By Level of Appointment: 

   Full  Professor:   Applicants  should have an established track record
   publishing  in  peer-reviewed journals, have national or international
   prominence in their area of expertise, and have demonstrated experience
   obtaining extramural research support.

      Associate Professor: Applicants should have an established track record
      publishing in peer-reviewed journals and have demonstrated experience
      obtaining extramural research support.

      Assistant Professor: Applicants should have at least two years of
      experience beyond completion of their degree program and must demonstrate
      excellent oral and written communication skills.

   All candidates should have demonstrated experience working in and fostering
   a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as
   a faculty member at VCU.   Potential candidates can submit applications,
   including a statement of research, teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae and
   contact information for three professional references, via mail – to Yvonne
   Hargrove, Department of Biostatistics, Virginia Commonwealth University,
   P.O.   Box   980032,  Richmond,  VA  23298-0032  –  or  by  e-mail  to
   yfhargro at vcu.edu.

   Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
   employer.  Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to
   Kellie J. Archer, Ph.D.
   Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics
   Director, VCU Massey Cancer Center Biostatistics Shared Resource
   Virginia Commonwealth University
   830 East Main St., 718
   Richmond, VA 23298-0032
   phone: (804) 827-2039
   fax: (804) 828-8900
   e-mail: kjarcher at vcu.edu
   website: www.people.vcu.edu/~kjarcher

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