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Position: Associate or Full Professor in Statistics and Biomedical Sciences

The Department of Statistics and the Division of Biomedical Sciences at the University of California Riverside are seeking to hire a new faculty member at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The successful candidate will be appointed 50% in the Department of Statistics, College of Natural and Agriculture Sciences and 50% in the Division of Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine. 

We are looking for an accomplished research scientist in one or more of a number of specific areas including, Discrete Data Analysis, High Dimensional Data Analysis, Nonparametric Statistics, Survival Analysis, Image Analysis, or Functional Data Analysis. The School of Medicine will initially be involved in community-based research requiring expertise in experimental and quasi-experimental designs, multivariate analysis, sampling, modeling, imputation and novel measurement approaches. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated excellence running an independent Statistics methodology research program, including development of, and participation in, externally funded research as a principal investigator or co-principal investigator, and experience with supporting medical data analyses. A strong teaching record, including doctoral student dissertation mentoring is also desired. Finally, the successful candidate should be committed to a collaborative approach to research within a medical school as well as teaching at both the undergraduate as well as the graduate level.

The new School of Medicine at UCR is the sixth University of California Medical School and serves the rapidly growing and dynamic Inland Southern California region by training a much-needed physician workforce and catalyzing innovations in research, education, and healthcare delivery that improve the health of medically underserved populations. The Department of Statistics was established in 1968 and resides in the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences. The Department of Statistics has a long tradition of collaborative research in the life sciences, which together with the School of Medicine, provides an exceptional environment for interdisciplinary research on a variety of health-related initiatives. The University of California Riverside is situated in an historic citrus growing area surrounded by mountain ranges. Riverside is about an hour away from ski slopes, surfing, or hiking in mountain or desert environments, and housing in the area is very affordable. The campus is also located in a prime position to take advantage of the other universities, research institutes, and biotech industries present in Southern California. 

Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D. in Statistics or Biostatistics or a similar statistically-oriented discipline and qualify for a tenured faculty appointment at the University of California. Applications will be reviewed beginning April 27, 2014, and the position will remain open until filled. UC Riverside is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

TO APPLY: Interested applicants should upload curriculum vitae, personal research statement, and statement describing teaching and 3-4 names of individuals who will be asked to provide letters of reference once a short list is developed to https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00127



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