Job Information

University of Utah Biostatistician in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Biostatistician / Rank Dependent on Qualifications

Department 00850 - Pediatric Critical Care

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin FY2023

Details

This is an incredible opportunity to join a productive and collegial academic environment and work with an outstanding group of researchers. The Division of Pediatric Critical Care at the University of Utah Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a PhD Biostatistician. The Biostatistician will join a nationally recognized research team and data coordinating center in the Division of Pediatric Critical Care in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah. The Biostatistician will collaborate with internal and external investigators in the design and implementation of clinical studies, as well as interpretation of results, manuscript and presentation preparation, and dissemination of findings. In addition to serving in leadership roles on several multicenter research networks and studies, the Biostatistician may be asked to assist with study design and data interpretation for investigators within the Department of Pediatrics as needed and as available (although the primary focus of this position will be on the research networks). The Biostatistician will be expected to attend regular meetings related to project-specific and Center activities. In addition to analytic services, there is an expectation for academic productivity, including education, investigation/scholarly activity, and administration/service.

Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D. in Biostatistics or Statistics and experience as a biostatistician in clinical trials, cohort studies and/or research networks. Excellent communication skills with both statistical and non-statistical audiences is vital. The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Research or Tenure Track at the academic level commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The Department and University offers a competitive salary and an unmatched benefits program, including non-contributory retirement contributions of 20.2% of annual salary that vest immediately. The Department offers a faculty development and mentoring program designed to foster success in translational or basic research, quality improvement engagement, and excellence as educators.

Salt Lake City offers an incredible quality of life with a growing economy, rich cultural scene with ballet, theatre, symphony, opera, live music, museums, outstanding restaurants, and a moderate cost of living. The city is a well-known ski destination and a gateway to the state’s renowned landscapes. In addition to its 14 ski resorts, Utah boasts five scenic national parks (with five more within a day’s drive), a variety of golf courses allowing for year-round play, hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails (some leaving from adjacent to the hospital), and numerous other outdoor activities.

Interested individuals can apply for the position at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/134059. Cover letter and curriculum vitae will be required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Larry Cook, Ph.D., Professor at larry.cook@hsc.utah.edu.

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students, staff, faculty and patients from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education, employment opportunities, and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented groups.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email:employment@utah.edu (%20employment@utah.edu) or call 801-581-2300.

Notice

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 05/26/2022

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN03006F

Type Faculty