University of Utah PhD Biostatistician / Rank Dependent on Qualifications in Salt Lake City, Utah
Position/Rank PhD Biostatistician / Rank Dependent on Qualifications
Department 00850 - Pediatric Critical Care
Track Track Dependent on Qualifications
New Position to Begin July 2018 or later
This is an incredible opportunity to join a collegial academic environment and work with an outstanding group of researchers. The Division of Pediatric Critical Care in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine is recruiting a PhD Biostatistician. The Biostatistician will play a leadership role in study design and in the analysis and interpretation of data collected in clinical trials, prospective cohort studies, and other ongoing investigations in the Data Coordinating Centers and Intermountain Injury Control Research Center within Pediatric Critical Care. In addition to this important role on several multicenter research networks, this individual may be asked to work with study design and data interpretation for other members in the Department of Pediatrics as needed and as available (although the primary focus of this position will be within the Centers). 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 work, including education, investigation/scholarly activity and administration/service.
Qualified candidates must have a PhD 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.
Interested individuals can apply for the position at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/70367. Cover letter and curriculum vitae will be required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Rich Holubkov, PhD, Professor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 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 an education loan repayment program, in addition to a faculty development and mentoring program.
Salt Lake City offers an incredible quality of life with a growing economy, rich cultural scene with ballet, theatre, symphony, opera and 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, a picturesque Lake Powell, and numerous other outdoor activities.
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.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. 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. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Employees with priorURSservice may elect to enroll in theURSwithin 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSmust notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.
Special Instructions for Candidates
Open Date 10/24/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN01865F