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Tenure-Track Faculty Position (Open Rank)

The Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology (DBCB) at the University of Rochester invites applications for an open rank tenure-track position. Desirable candidates must have developed an active program in methodological research and should be enthusiastic about contributing to our Ph.D. program through teaching and advising graduate students. The DBCB has a preference for attracting applicants with dual interests in the development of statistical and computational methodology and collaborative biomedical research. The University of Rochester has a strong tradition of scientific cross disciplinary collaboration and provides excellent opportunities for interaction with outstanding scientists across the translational research spectrum. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the University of Rochester is committed to hiring a diverse faculty and to building a culturally diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can learn and thrive.

The DBCB is interested in attracting faculty candidates with expertise relevant to contemporary medical and public health research applications. Particularly encouraged to apply are candidates with expertise/interests in: the modeling and analysis of genomic-level data (e.g., epigenomics, metabolomics, causal networks and variant determination, modern GWAS methods); biological/social network applications; the modeling and analysis of data derived from mobile sensors and related remote monitoring tools; clinical trials (e.g., adaptive designs); and, the modeling and analysis of neuroimaging data (e.g., functional MRI, EEG, NIRS).

Position Qualifications:  Doctoral degree in biostatistics, statistics or strongly related discipline. Candidates must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Commensurate with their current rank, candidates for Associate and Full Professor positions should also have: an excellent track record of peer-reviewed publications; demonstrated success in attracting extramural research funding; and, experience with mentoring graduate students and/or postdoctoral scholars.

To apply: Candidates should submit a cover letter and CV, along with research and teaching statements. Candidates for Assistant and Associate Professor positions should also arrange to have 3 letters of reference sent to the (email or US mail) address below. Candidates for Full Professor should submit the names and contact information of at least 3 individuals willing to provide letters of reference as part of their cover letter. Review of candidate files will commence November 13, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. These materials should be emailed in a single PDF file to Candidates who prefer to send hard copies should mail these to the following address:

Open Rank Faculty Position
c/o Malora Zavaglia
University of Rochester Medical Center
Department of Biostatistics & Computational Biology
601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 630
Rochester, NY 14642

The University of Rochester is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.