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Open Rank Professor-Biostatistics

Organization
University of South Florida-Health Informatics Institute
Job Location
3650 Spectrum Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33620
United States
Job Description

The Health Informatics Institute (HII) at the University of South Florida is seekingto fill a non-tenure earning position as an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank, dependent upon qualifications. The Institute is NIH funded as a data coordinating center for several large clinical networks and actively participates in the design and conduct of epidemiological studies and clinical trials.

This position will conduct collaborative research and provide active support for ongoing Institute activities, especially the TrialNet type 1 diabetes study. Opportunities exist for collaborations in other NIH funded and privately funded type 1 diabetes research and disease prevention projects. The Institute is seeking candidates with expertise in clinical trials; however expertise/experience with longitudinal and high dimensional data are sought after as well. Opportunities exist for teaching and graduate student mentoring, if desired. 

The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and salary will be based upon the University of South Florida pay scale. Individuals with 5 or more years of experience are preferred. The incumbent has potential to take a leadership role in the Institute and become the Principal Investigator of one or more studies.

 

Requirements

All candidates must have earned a Ph.D. degree in Biostatistics, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Data Science, or a related discipline, and have demonstrated productivity and leadership in their chosen field, and should complement existing strengths in the Institute, which include epidemiology, biostatistics, clinical genetics, statistical genetics and bioinformatics. The successful candidate will have also demonstrated excellence and creativity in research.

How to Apply

Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a statement of interest as pdf files to [email protected]. Candidates should also arrange for five letters of recommendation to be sent directly to the above email address. Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials as soon as possible.  

About Our Organization

The HII is comprised of a diverse team of 30 faculty and more than 120 staff with expertise in biostatistics, epidemiology, health informatics, computer science, genetics, nutrition, psychology, pediatrics, public health, clinical trials, and health services research. With funding from the National Institutes of Health, industry, and other sources, the Institute provides the technical means to facilitate interaction and contributions in knowledge among physicians and patients throughout the U.S. and international communities. By strengthening this vital network, the Institute aims to improve research on many different types of diseases. For more information about the HII, please visit  http:://www.hii.usf.edu

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