Senior Faculty Biostatistician
The University of South Florida Tampa Campus
Organizational Summary: The Health Informatics Institute (HII) is comprised of approximately 150 members consisting of biostatisticians and bioinformaticians; epidemiologists; software, data, and systems engineers; solution and data architects; laboratory and clinical research administrators; and administrative staff. Established in 2004 as the Pediatric Epidemiology center, the annual budget of the institute currently exceeds $50 million, primarily in NIH funding. Faculty areas of expertise include biostatistics applied to pre-clinical, clinical, observational, and population health research; biomedical and clinical informatics; and statistical genetics and genomics. Members are engaged in research focused on the prevention of diabetes and other autoimmune diseases, cancer prevention and control, genetic disorders, and an expanding list of rare diseases. The primary mission of the HII is to establish and maintain expertise in biomedical science, statistics, clinical trial and study design and coordination, software and data engineering, big data and high performance computing, and integrative bioinformatics. This expertise is leveraged to act as an integrative force in bringing together clinical and biological data with results from diverse fields, applications, and enterprises. In doing so, we endeavor to support the investigation of disease etiology, prevention, and treatment in a comprehensive and transdisciplinary fashion. Ongoing functions of the HII in support of this mission include the following: (a) to coordinate and conduct clinical trials and health services research, including protocol development, oversight and monitoring of clinical centers, and interaction with sponsors; (b) to design, develop, and maintain applications, complex databases (structured and unstructured), analysis data warehouses, and data governance policies that accommodate the full data lifecycle needs of clinical research; (c) to provide and maintain comprehensive and customized reporting services for clinical operations; (d) to provide scientific guidance to investigators on research study design, statistical methodology, and data management, data analysis, and data interpretation; (e) to collaborate with research laboratories and analytical partners in the design, development, evaluation, implementation, and maintenance of analysis software pipelines; and (f) to offer a suite of data sharing platforms and interfaces.
Position Summary: The Health Informatics Institute (HII) at the University of South Florida is seeking an Associate/Full Professor in Biostatistics to fill a non-tenure earning position as a Senior Biostatistician. 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.
Responsibilities: This position will conduct collaborative research and provide active support for ongoing Institute activities, especially the TEDDY 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 other areas of statistical application are sought after as well. Opportunities exist for teaching and graduate student mentoring, if desired.
Position Qualifications: All candidates must have earned a Ph.D. degree in Biostatistics, Computer Science, Physics, Math, Biology, 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. The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and salary will be based upon the University of South Florida pay scale. The incumbent must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
To view complete position summary and application procedures please visit: http://www.usf.edu/about-usf/work-at-usf.aspx and search for Administration posting number 5219.
This position is subject to a criminal background check. Position is open until filled.
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