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    Three-Year Limited Term Position in Biostatistics

Limited Term Faculty Position
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, within the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University, invites applications for a full-time three-year Limited Term faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Biostatistics.

Candidates must have a PhD in Statistics or Biostatistics and relevant experience in biostatistics and have at least 2 years of postdoctoral experience. Qualifications for the position also include evidence of research productivity (peer-reviewed publications) and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will have potential or proven ability to obtain internal and external grants for independent research in Biostatistics, and to contribute to the building of successful research projects and programs in population and public health, in health services and policy, or in clinical research. Furthermore, the candidate must have excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, and be able to work effectively to promote collaborative inter-disciplinary initiatives. Salary for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach Biostatistics courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Responsibilities of this position will also include supervision of research trainees at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Active participation in research projects and on committees within the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics or on behalf of the Department will also be expected.

Western is one of Canada's leading research-intensive universities, and the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry has a long history of excellence in basic biomedical, applied and clinical research. Western has a full range of academic and professional programs for over 37,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics offers an Honors Specialization and Major Module at the undergraduate level and our graduate offerings include a research-intensive PhD program as well as a thesis-based MSc program.

The university campus is in London, with a metropolitan census of approximately 530,000, located midway between Toronto and Detroit. London boasts an international airport, galleries, theatre, music and sporting events and is located close to several lakes and facilities for outdoor activities ( Western's Recruitment and Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families to the university and city.

Please send a detailed Curriculum Vitae, a brief description of research interests and teaching experience, and the names of three academic referees. Your full application to this position must also include the form available here:

Dr. Saverio Stranges, MD, PhD, FAHA
Professor and Chair
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Western University | Kresge, K201
1151 Richmond Street
London, ON, Canada, N6A 5C1

Review of applications will begin after August 1, 2017 and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. A start date is to be negotiated.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Angela DeCandido, Manager, at phone 519-661-2111 ext. 86255.

Submitted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:28:05 +0000

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