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Biostatistics Faculty (Associate or Full Professor)

Company Information

The Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences offers research and graduate education in biostatistics and bioinformatics; genetic epidemiology; global and environmental health; health promotion and prevention; public health; health services research. The Department (http://pqhs.case.edu/) provides an exciting environment of growth and is aligned with The Cleveland Institute for Computational Biology (http://www.icompbio.net/). Case Western Reserve University and its associated hospitals (University Hospitals/Rainbow Babies, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland Clinic, and VA Medical Center) provide a rich environment for basic science, clinical, and population health research. Research is promoted through multiple research centers within the CWRU including the Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods (www.prchn.org), Comprehensive Cancer Center, Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative (CTSC, http://casemed.case.edu/ctsc/), Cardiovascular Research Institute, Tuberculosis Research Unit, and Center for Global Health and Diseases (http://www.case.edu/orgs/cghd/).

Duties and Responsibilities

We are looking for expertise that complements our current areas of departmental research (statistical genomics, complex longitudinal statistical modeling, modeling of health impact of environmental and behavioral factors, correlated data analysis, big data analytics, clinical trials, and causal inference). Expertise in and ability to work with multidisciplinary research teams is expected. Candidates should have a strong record of research in biostatistics in one or more of: investigator-initiated studies, company-sponsored trials, collaborative group studies, and content knowledge of trial design from the regulatory, biological/clinical/behavioral, and statistical perspective. Examples of specific diseases or health issues of interest include: cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, health disparities, infectious disease, neurodegeneration, and obesity.

Position Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in and/or interest in a faculty leadership role as Director of the Master’s program in Biostatistics. Candidates with established external funding and a strong record of publications reflecting independent and/or collaborative research programs, especially those who could advance/collaborate with existing departmental and institutional research are preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a track record of extramurally-funded research as Principal Investigator and/or as a collaborator.

A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in biostatistics or a relevant quantitative discipline is required.