Tenure-Track Position in Biostatistics, Department of Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine – Calgary

  • Company:
    University of Calgary
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    10 hours ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

Job ID:20223Updated:March3, 2020Location:Foothills CampusPosition DescriptionTheDepartmentof Community Health Sciencesin the Cumming Schoolof Medicineatthe UniversityofCalgary,inpartnershipwiththeO’Brien Institute for Public Health,isinviting applications foratenure-trackposition,at theAssistant Professorlevel, in thefieldofbiostatistics.Qualifications include arecentadvanced research degree, PhD or equivalent inBiostatistics/Statistics, with application to Health Services and/or Epidemiological Research, and at least 1-3 yearsofteaching/researchexperiencebeyond the PhDdegree. Aprovenrecordof excellence ,as demonstratedbyscholarlypublicationsandthe abilityto compete successfully forexternalfunding, is required.The successful candidate is expected to have teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level and research expertise in areas of Biostatistics, as well as the ability to actively collaborate with and provide statistical expertise to medical and health researchers at the University of Calgary.Thisposition offersan excellent opportunitytodevelop avigorous andindependentexternally-funded researchprogramin Biostatisticswithina dynamic, collaborative and multidisciplinary environment. Thepositionprovidesthe following time allocations:50 % forresearch, 40% for teaching in the undergraduate/graduate training programs in the Department of Community Health Sciences, and 10% for administration/service related tasks. The successful candidate will also be expected to apply for and successfully obtain extramural support from national/provincial agencies for operating funds to sustain a research program, including supervision of graduate students and highly qualified personnel (e.g., postdoctoral fellows) .The successfulcandidatewilljoin theDepartment of Community Health Sciencesin the Cumming Schoolof Medicine, in close proximitytootherinvestigatorswith similar interests . TheO’Brien Institute for Public Health   andother Institutes at theCummingSchoolof Medicinearealso hometo a numberofexcellent coreresearch facilities. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will be affiliated with the Centre for Health Informatics at the Cumming School of Medicine .Pleasevisitourwebsitesat www.ucalgary.ca/communityhealthsciences/about-us,www. obrieniph .ucalgary.caandhttps://cumming.ucalgary.ca/centres/centre-health-informaticsandwww.cumming.ucalgary.cafor moreinformation.  Other affiliations may be appropriate depending on the interests of the successful applicant.  The Cumming School of Medicine seeks to recruit and retain a diverse and inclusive workforce that will contribute to creating the future of health. We are committed to fostering diversity through cultivating an environment where people with a variety of backgrounds, genders, interests, and talents feel welcome and supported.Interested individuals are encouraged to submit an application online via University of Calgary Careers webpage using the ‘Apply Now’ link.Please be aware that the application process allows for a maximum of four attachments. Your four application attachments should be organized to contain the following (you are encouraged to merge documents to reduce the number of attachments):Cover letterCurriculum vitaeResearch interest statement (not to exceed 2 pages)Teaching DossierThe names and contact information for three (3) refereesQuestions about this position may be directed to:Dr. Scott PattenInterim Head, Department of Community Health Sciences[emailprotected]Application deadline:  April 10, 2020 The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)  Additional InformationTo learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view ourAcademic Careers website. For more information about the Cumming School of Medicine visitCareers in the Cumming School of Medicine.About the University of Calgary The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visitucalgary.ca. About Calgary, AlbertaCalgary is one of the world’s cleanest cities and has been named one of the world’s most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders – in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour’s drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.