The Department of Biostatistics is presently recruiting for the open position(s) below
The department and university are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, advancing the ideals espoused at https://diversity.unc.edu. We welcome applications from candidates who will add to the department’s diversity.
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
The Department of Biostatistics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor. Applicants must have a PhD degree in biostatistics, statistics, mathematics, computer science or a related discipline by the time of appointment. The department seeks any candidates with exceptional potential and emerging scholarship who can contribute to the academic and research enterprise of the department, with preference for applicants with a strong commitment to and demonstrated potential for research, application, and instruction in biomedical data science, such as modern machine learning, artificial intelligence, statistical learning, big data, and data mining. The successful applicant will be expected to develop a research program that will be competitive for external funding and to be engaged in the teaching and service activities of the department.
Qualified applicants should upload a cover letter, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and representative papers. Applicants should also arrange for four letters of recommendation.
To apply, see https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/219501
Research-Track Assistant Professor
The Department of Biostatistics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a research-track position at the rank of assistant professor. Applicants must have a PhD degree in biostatistics, statistics, mathematics, computer science or a related discipline by the time of appointment. The Research Assistant Professor should have strong interest in and commitment to engage in collaborative research in cancer and genomics, and to conduct independent methodological research at a level commensurate with the research track. This 12-month full-time position will have a primary appointment in the Department of Biostatistics and a secondary appointment in the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC). The faculty member will be a member of the LCCC Biostatistics Core and will collaborate with basic science, translational, and clinical researchers at Lineberger. The faculty member is also expected to be active in mentoring graduate students and involved in service in the Department of Biostatistics. This position does not require teaching, although it is welcomed and encouraged.
Preferred qualifications are a strong commitment to and demonstrated potential for methodological and collaborative research in cancer research and genomics. Areas of expertise in genomics can span but may not be limited to bulk and single-cell RNA-seq, epigenomics (ATAC-seq, ChIP-seq, methylation), spatial transcriptomics, proteomics, and DNA-seq. Exposure to clinical trials, machine learning methods, and data science tools is also preferred. The applicant must have excellent communication skills
Qualified applicants should upload a cover letter, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a research statement, and representative papers. Applicants should also arrange for four letters of recommendation.
To apply, see https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/221434
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