Company Information: Established in 1972 by The University Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center and a growing network of clinics throughout the region. The university’s primary teaching hospitals include Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Herman Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon b. Johnson Hospital.
Position Title: Assistant Professor (Non-Tenure Track)
Duties and Responsibilities: This faculty position will co-direct the newly established “Center for Biostatistics Collaboration and Data Services (CBCDS)” where the center’s goal is to integrate and coordinate the biostatistics, informatics, and computational/quantitative data science expertise and resources to provide a one-stop support/service to biomedical and health science research and practice at UTHealth, TMC and general research communities at large. This position is expected to be responsible for daily operation and management for the CBCDS, including coordination of biostatistics support and services to biomedical and health science investigators in grant writing, data analysis, and data management and other data service needs. Responsibilities also include promoting the CBCDS collaboration/services, performing experimental design (sample size or power calculations), study monitoring, data analysis, drafting data analysis reports, training students and other statisticians for collaboration and services, and tracking the collaboration/service projects. It is also possible for this position to develop teaching skills and teach statistics courses. Access the following link for more information on the department’s website: https://sph.uth.edu/divisions/biostatistics/
Position Qualifications: A Ph.D. degree in biostatistics, statistics or related disciplines is required. Applicants must demonstrate exceptional communication skills and experience working in a collaboration and consulting service environment in academia, industry or government. Preference will be given to the candidates with collaboration experience on clinical, observational and basic biomedical science studies, including experience in study design, data analysis and drafting data analysis report. Experience in promoting biostatistics collaboration and services among biomedical and health science investigators is a plus. Strong statistical programming skills (including SAS, R, STAT etc.), excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
Salary Range: Competitive
Benefits: UTHealth offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Office of Benefits Website:
Application Information: Online application: http://p.rfer.us/UTH1Yd2Ct
Contact Email: Marice.Barahona@uth.tmc.edu