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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 crossdisciplinary collaboration and provides excellent opportunities for interaction with outstanding scientists across the translational research spectrum.

The DBCB is very interested in attracting faculty candidates with expertise in the statistical modeling and analysis of high dimensional data (e.g., from imaging, high-throughput –omics, or biological / social network applications) and in clinical/biomedical applications of causal inference. Candidates with expertise in the modeling and analysis of neuroimaging data are especially encouraged to apply. The Rochester Center for Brain Imaging (RCBI) has many investigators interested in the analysis of various aspects of structural and functional MRI, EEG, and NIRS neuroimaging data from both healthy and clinical populations. The RCBI desires to collaborate with statisticians having advanced expertise in modern multivariate statistical and machine learning methods on the development and use of modern analytic techniques for extracting biologically relevant and clinically predictive information from neuroimaging data.

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 address below. Candidates for Full Professor should submit the names and contact information for at least 3 letters of reference. Review of candidate files will commence December 12, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. These materials should be emailed in a single PDF file to BSTFacultySearch@urmc.rochester.edu. 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.