The Department of Biostatistics and Informatics (BIOS) in the Colorado School of Public Health at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has an opening for a full-time tenure track faculty position with expertise in data science and `big data’ analysis in one of the following primary areas of interest: genomics, computational neuroscience, medical image analysis, spatial statistics, optimization theory, database management, distributed computing and machine learning. Responsibilities for the faculty member include teaching classes at the graduate level, mentoring graduate students and developing a research portfolio. The research portfolio will involve both collaborative and methodological research. In collaboration with other investigators the successful candidate will be involved in preparation of grant applications and analysis and publication of data generated from funded studies. The position offers attractive career perspectives for talented and highly motivated individuals who have a strong interest in statistical and computational methods. The candidate is expected to have and/or develop an independent research career which must be highly collaborative and innovative with a focus on excellence.
BIOS is one of five departments in the Colorado School of Public Health. Faculty and students in the department apply analytic methods, statistical reasoning and information management techniques to the design and analysis of studies in medical and public health. Professional and research activities include the design and analysis of basic, applied and translational research and clinical trials, statistical consulting, developing of new statistical methods, disease information services, research databases and more.
The University of Colorado | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
* PhD degree in statistics, biostatistics, mathematics, computer science, applied mathematics or related fields.
* Expertise in data science and `big data’ analysis with one of the following primary areas of interest: genomics, computational neuroscience, medical image analysis, spatial statistics, optimization theory, database management, distributed computing and machine learning.
* 2+ years of research experience
* Experience with mentoring graduate students and/or analysts.
* Teaching experience with either on-campus classes or online classes.
* Demonstrated ability to successfully lead the biostatistical design and analytic elements of clinical or translational research projects.
* Or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Applications are being accepted online at cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=17321&lang=en