Opportunity Details

Biostatistics

Research

Rank Commensurate w/Experience

Division of Biostatistics Faculty Position joint with the Department of Neurology

This research track faculty position which is joint between the Division of Biostatistics (primary) and the Department of Neurology (secondary) will provide statistical support in observational studies and other research projects on Alzheimer's disease (AD) and aging, primarily to the DIAN observational study. Specific responsibilities include performing data analyses for both cross sectional and longitudinal studies statistical packages (SAS) or R or STATA or others, assisting investigators in the design of experiments, clinical trials and epidemiological studies, primarily power analyses, providing statistical consultations to the AD-research community at the Medical School, and developing statistical methods addressing scientific challenges in AD and aging research.

Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology or related fields

-Experience in designing and analyzing longitudinal and observational studies. -Experience in understanding statistical applications in AD and aging research, especially in the area of longitudinal statistical methodologies. -Experience in biomarker, cognitive and imaging analyses. -Demonstrated strong knowledge in the use of SAS and R, with the ability to perform statistical analysis, exercise good judgment, and interpret results. -Advanced knowledge of applied statistics desirable (e.g. survival and time series analysis). Familiarity with clinical concepts preferred. -First author publications involving real data.

Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Additional opportunities exist in many disciplines, including training in biostatistics and genetic epidemiology. Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis offers an excellent research environment. Send a Curriculum Vitae, a statement of research interest and three letters of recommendation to: Search Committee Division of Biostatistics Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis 660 South Euclid, Campus Box 8067 St. Louis, MO 63110 OR biostat-searchcommittee@email.wustl.edu

9/1/2016

No end date

An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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