Assistant Professor / Associate Professor

POSTED ON 11/29/2022 AVAILABLE BEFORE 11/27/2023
Oregon Health & Science University Hired Organization Address Portland, OR Full Time

Job Posting for Assistant Professor / Associate Professor at Oregon Health & Science University

Department Overview

The Biostatistics Shared Resource (BSR) is one of several OHSU resources supported by the Knight Cancer Institute's National Cancer Institute Cancer Center Support Grant. The BSR strives to enhance the quality and rigor of cancer research through professional consultation and collaboration with Knight Cancer Investigators during all phases of the research life-cycle. The primary aim of the BSR is to provide comprehensive and integrated biostatistics support to basic, clinical and population science researchers conducting cancer research at OHSU.

 

We are seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor of Biostatistics who is engaged in biostatistics collaboration, research, teaching and consulting and other service activities at OHSU.

 

Research: They conduct collaborative and independent research in biostatistics. Specifically they serve as a member of the Biostatistics Shared Resource (BSR) in the Knight Cancer Institute and engage in collaborative cancer research. They may be involved in collaborative research in other institutes/centers/departments such as the Biostatistics & Design Program (BDP) of the Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI). They are expected to demonstate consistent scholastic productivity in terms of publications and grants.

 

Teaching: They are engaged in teaching activities in OHSU/PSU School of Public Health (SPH). Specifically they teach in the Masters Program in Public Health and Masters and Certificate Programs in Biostatistics including instruction of didactic courses, development of new courses and curriculum and academic advising of graduate students in biostatistics. In addition, they engage in teaching and mentorng activities through the BSR, including office hours and participation in educational and training in cancer biostatistics.

 

Service: As a faculty member in OHSU/PSU SPH, they are expected to be involved in appropriate service activities including serving on SPH committees as well as committees of their professional organizations (e.g, American Statistical Association, International Biometric Society).

 

This is a fixed term appointment. In this capacity, the Associate Professor of Biostatistics is expected to participate in general academic unit activities (e.g., SPH faculty meetings, seminars, retreats, committees). As a faculty member of the Biostatistics Shared Resource of the Knight Cancer Institute, they are expected to participate in appropriate Knight Cancer Institute sponsored events (e.g., annual retreat, BSR staff meetings).

 

Every Knight Cancer employee is expected to embody our guiding principles:

  • We act BOLDLY—Breakthroughs require pushing the boundaries of science, exploring new frontiers, and thinking differently
  • We SUPPORT each other—Respect leads to trust, which leads to excellence
  • We work as a CONNECTED team — We must leverage our collective brain power to conquer cancer because no one individual can do it alone

Function/Duties of Position

Duties Include:

  • Teaching:  teach courses either for the MPH program or the MCR program and participate as member on MPH thesis committees
  • Research:  participate and contribute to collaborative research projects
  • Service: (1) serve on PHPM committees such as the MPH committee and the scholarship committee (2) serve as a reviewer for journal and grants as requested
  • Other departmental responsibilities:  (1) attend the monthly faculty meeting, division meeting and Grand Rounds; (2) attend the annual division and department retreat

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in biostatistics or statistics
  • Collaborative research experience in biomedical fields and graduate teaching experience in statistics/biostatistics
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated collaborative research experience reflected in peer-reviewed publications

Additional Details

Apply online. Please be sure to upload a Cover Letter and Resume/CV.

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu. As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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