Employment opportunities

The Department of Biostatistics has the open position(s) listed below for which it is presently recruiting.

Faculty Positions:

Postdoctoral Research Associate
A post-doctoral position at the Department of Biostatistics at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is available for a qualified candidate for methodological research in causal inference. We are particularly interested in problems related to causal inference with interference and methods for estimating indirect/spillover effects. Trials and studies of vaccines are of particular interest. Additional information

Open Rank Fixed-Term Faculty
The Department of Biostatistics at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking applications for two non-tenured positions in the Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center (CSCC) beginning spring or fall 2016. The track (research, clinical, or practice) will depend on qualifications and research focus of the applicant. One position is at the Associate or Full Professor rank, depending on qualifications. Evidence of success in competing for coordinating center grants and/or contracts and directing applied research projects in an academic setting is highly desirable. One position is at the Assistant Professor rank. Additional information

Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty – Statistical Genetics/Genomics
The Departments of Biostatistics and Genetics at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are seeking applications for up to three tenure-track or tenured positions in statistical genetics/genomics, starting in the fall of 2016. Primary appointments will be in the Department of Biostatistics in the Gillings School of Global Public Health, with one of the appointments being joint in the Department of Genetics in the School of Medicine. Appointments may be at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level, depending on qualifications. At least one position will be at the Assistant Professor rank. Additional information

Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty – Big Data and Complex Data
The Department of Biostatistics is seeking applications for up to two tenure-track or tenured positions. The appointments will start in the summer or fall of 2016. Appointments may be at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level, depending on qualifications. At least one position will be at the Assistant Professor rank.

The focus of the search is on areas of biostatistics related to big data and complex data, including but not limited to electronic health record data, precision medicine, data linkage and integration, machine learning, medical imaging, among other areas. Additional information

Pranab K. Sen Distinguished Visiting Professor
The Department of Biostatistics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) is seeking to recruit an aspiring international scholar in statistical science for the Pranab K. Sen Distinguished Visiting Professorship in Biostatistics. The position is for the fall semester beginning August 2016 for a period lasting up to five months. The visiting faculty, who will come from an area of statistical science, broadly defined, including bioinformatics, will come to UNC-CH to conduct research, possibly teach, and interact with faculty, students, and the university community.  Additional information

Post Doctoral Position:

Staff Positions:

Biostatistician in HIV/AIDS Research
A biostatistician in the UNC’s Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Biostatistics Core will consult and collaborate with multiple HIVAIDS researchers by providing statistical and data analysis expertise. The biostatistician will assist CFAR investigators in designing studies, writing grant proposals, managing data, conducting statistical analyses, and writing manuscripts. The biostatistician may also be involved in statistical methods research motivated by HIVAIDS studies and possibly assist in the supervision and work of graduate research assistants. The biostatistician will also assist in operational aspects of the Biostatistics Core, such as communicating with CFAR investigators, and preparation of annual progress reports.

The CFAR Biostatistics Core is located in the Department of Biostatistics and directed by Michael Hudgens, PhD, associate professor of biostatistics. Additional information

Student Career Opportunities:

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