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Associate Research Professor/Research Professor, Arizona State University

Posted to StatsCamp.org – 1/09/19
The College of Nursing and Health Innovation (CONHI) at Arizona State University (ASU) has an exciting opportunity for a collaborating statistician at the Associate Research Professor or Research Professor level. The main responsibilities of this full-time, fiscal year position, as part of our interdisciplinary team of applied statisticians, are to partner with faculty on programmatic research and to teach courses in statistical methods, e.g., analysis of variance and linear regression models.Specific duties include developing sample size estimates and data analysis plans for grant applications, conceiving, overseeing, and conducting analyses of existing datasets, participating in research dissemination through the development of publications and presentations, and serving on student thesis and dissertation committees.

Academic rank and salary are commensurate with professional academic statistical and teaching experience. This multi-year appointment can begin as soon as a suitable candidate is identified, but no later than Fall semester 2019, and is subject to review and renewal every 12 months.

CONHI is part of a vibrant research, education, and practice community at ASU, named this year by U.S. News and World Report for the third year in a row as #1 in Innovation among all universities in the US. Faculty at CONHI currently have numerous active grants funded by NIH, other federal agencies, and national foundations. CONHI faculty collaborate with a wide-ranging group of community and healthcare organizations, including Mayo Clinic, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Banner Health, Dignity Health, HonorHealth, and the Veterans Administration Medical Center on research and practice initiatives to improve the economic, social, and cultural health and vitality of shared local, state, national, and global communities.

Competitive applications and their letters of interest will provide evidence related to the required and desired qualifications outlined below.

Required qualifications:

• PhD in biostatistics, statistics, psychology, sociology, public health, or related fields.
• Documented evidence (e.g., published research, professional presentations, grant applications, teaching evaluations, etc.) of strong analytic and quantitative skills, a record of research dissemination, and effective communication skills.
• Demonstrated mentoring and teaching ability in statistics and research methods.
• Evidence of advanced skills and experience in use of SPSS and SAS.

Desired qualifications:

• Experience working with faculty and graduate students in interdisciplinary teams, especially those studying health-related behaviors, health outcomes, healthcare, and/or healthcare policy.
• Experience with development, implementation, and evaluation of grant applications to be submitted to NIH, NSF, or other major grant-making organizations (e.g., Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, American Heart Association).
• Experience in devising and executing sophisticated data analysis plans involving (1) generalized linear mixed models and generalized estimating equations, (2) randomized clinical trials, (3) long-term and intensive longitudinal design, (4) data from complex sampling designs, and (5) health services research and cost analyses.
• Experience and skills in using other statistical software (e.g., Mplus, R, Stata) and/or relational database software are also desirable.
Initial close date for the position is October 31, 2018 at 5:00 pm MST; applications will be reviewed monthly thereafter until the search is closed.  Early applications are encouraged.  A criminal and employment history background check will be performed prior to the employment offer.

Applicants are asked to email (preferred) the following information to Angelica Jaszewski at Angelica.Jaszewski@asu.edu with the subject line of “CONHI Research Associate Professor Position Job # 12563”

1.  Apply with a letter of interest, addressing required and desired qualifications.
2.  Curriculum Vitae
3.  Names and contact information (title, position, e-mail, phone number) of three references.

Or at

Angelica Jaszewski
College of Nursing and Health Innovation ASU Downtown Phoenix Campus
500 N. 3rd Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004-0698

Applicants for academic positions at Arizona State University are encouraged to take the opportunity to complete the voluntary EEO Survey.

A criminal and employment history background check will be performed prior to an employment offer. For more information about Arizona State University and the College of Nursing and Health Innovation, you are invited to visit: http://nursingandhealth.asu.edu/

Arizona State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. See ASU’s full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) at: https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and the Title IX statement at: https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/

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Quantitative Methodologist/Biostatistician in the College of Nursing (CON)

Posted to StatsCamp.org – 1/04/19
Job Description:
The ECU, CON is seeking a quantitative methodologist/biostatistician at an Assistant/Associate Professor level to support the CON and ECU’s mission to actively grow the research enterprise. This tenure-track position will be appointed in the CON’s Nursing Science Department and will reside in the Office of Research and Scholarship. The faculty member in this position will work closely with faculty across the CON on quantitative methodology and study design to maximize research productivity and grant success.For more information about the position please visit: https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/24359

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Assistant/Associate Professor, College of Health and Human Performance, East Carolina University

Posted to StatsCamp.org – 1/04/19
Job Description:

This quantitative methodologist at an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level will play a critical role in supporting HHP and ECU’s mission to actively grow the research enterprise. The faculty member in this position will be required to work closely with faculty across the College on quantitative methodology and study design in order to maximize research and creative activity rigor, productivity, and grant success.

This 9-month tenure-track position will be jointly appointed in the College of Health and Human Performance and one of the College departments/school as negotiated with the successful candidate. Assigned time will include 51% to an academic department/school with research, teaching, and service responsibilities and 49% assigned time to the College as a research quantitative methodology consultant for College faculty.

Responsibilities with Department Assignment: a) lead an active line of funded research in an area aligned with the mission of HHP; b) participate actively on research teams that extend basic or applied research related to HHP; c) contribute to the scholarly literature through the publication of refereed journal articles, books and book chapters, and related technical products; d) teach at least one course each fall and spring semester; e) engage in service that benefits the unit, college, university, community, and/or professional organizations.

Responsibilities with College Assignment: a) support the development of new interdisciplinary research teams; b) assist researchers in developing quantitative methods and designs intended for grant proposals and published scholarship; c) assist in research development efforts among faculty and post-doctoral fellows; d) contribute generally to the mission and ongoing quantitative research initiatives of HHP as well as pertinent pan-disciplinary research clusters at ECU.

Essential job requirements are: Mentor faculty in quantitative methodologies, effectively collaborate with colleagues; engage in ethical teaching, research, mentorship, and service practices; and perform all tasks necessary for carrying out research, teaching, and service duties.
PhD in a discipline represented within one of the six units in the College of Health and Human Performance (Health Education and Promotion, Human Development and Family Science, Interior Design and Merchandising, Kinesiology, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Social Work) or related discipline (e.g., Psychology, Education).

Experience in developing both funded research as well as student research experiences and the ability to work in a dynamic and collaborative team setting.

It is preferred that applicants have (a) clear evidence of research productivity and potential for or secured grant funding, (b) an active publication record and experience with federally funded research; c) evidence of research collaboration with individuals within and across disciplines; and d) an ability to integrate one’s own research with the mission of HHP and ECU. Although open to candidates from a variety of disciplines, experience with methods and designs including longitudinal, nested, and/or dyadic research programs is preferred.

For more information about the position please visit: http://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/23532

Additional Details:
This quantitative methodologist at an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level will play a critical role in supporting HHP and ECU’s mission to actively grow the research enterprise. The faculty member in this position will be required to work closely with faculty across the College on quantitative methodology and study design in order to maximize research and creative activity rigor, productivity, and grant success.

This 9-month tenure-track position will be jointly appointed in the College of Health and Human Performance and one of the College departments/school as negotiated with the successful candidate. Assigned time will include 51% to an academic department/school with research, teaching, and service responsibilities and 49% assigned time to the College as a research quantitative methodology consultant for College faculty.

Responsibilities with Department Assignment: a) lead an active line of funded research in an area aligned with the mission of HHP; b) participate actively on research teams that extend basic or applied research related to HHP; c) contribute to the scholarly literature through the publication of refereed journal articles, books and book chapters, and related technical products; d) teach at least one course each fall and spring semester; e) engage in service that benefits the unit, college, university, community, and/or professional organizations.

Responsibilities with College Assignment: a) support the development of new interdisciplinary research teams; b) assist researchers in developing quantitative methods and designs intended for grant proposals and published scholarship; c) assist in research development efforts among faculty and post-doctoral fellows; d) contribute generally to the mission and ongoing quantitative research initiatives of HHP as well as pertinent pan-disciplinary research clusters at ECU.

Essential job requirements are: Mentor faculty in quantitative methodologies, effectively collaborate with colleagues; engage in ethical teaching, research, mentorship, and service practices; and perform all tasks necessary for carrying out research, teaching, and service duties.
PhD in a discipline represented within one of the six units in the College of Health and Human Performance (Health Education and Promotion, Human Development and Family Science, Interior Design and Merchandising, Kinesiology, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Social Work) or related discipline (e.g., Psychology, Education).

Experience in developing both funded research as well as student research experiences and the ability to work in a dynamic and collaborative team setting.

It is preferred that applicants have (a) clear evidence of research productivity and potential for or secured grant funding, (b) an active publication record and experience with federally funded research; c) evidence of research collaboration with individuals within and across disciplines; and d) an ability to integrate one’s own research with the mission of HHP and ECU. Although open to candidates from a variety of disciplines, experience with methods and designs including longitudinal, nested, and/or dyadic research programs is preferred.

For more information about the position please visit: http://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/23532

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The University of Kansas Medical Center Department of Biostatistics

Posted to StatsCamp.org – 12/07/18
Job Description:

Position Summary: The Department of Biostatistics in partnership with the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center is recruiting a faculty member who will be responsible for collaborative research, independent research, teaching and mentoring. Rank of appointment will be based upon experience and accomplishments, and the position may be tenure or research track depending on the candidate’s background abilities. The department consists of 15 Ph.D. faculty members, 4 teaching associates and 15 staff members that include master’s trained statisticians, information systems personnel and the administrative personnel. Expertise within the department includes linear, nonlinear, and longitudinal modeling, clinical trial and experimental design, survival analysis, categorical data analysis, and Bayesian methodology. The Department of Biostatistics has over 40 students in our MS and PhD graduate programs in Biostatistics of which over 30 are GRA/GTAs, and over 100 students in our online MS program in Applied Statistics & Analytics. The Department of Biostatistics provides core support to The University of Kansas Medical Centers’ NCI-designated Cancer Center, NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Science Institute, and our NIA-funded Alzheimer’s Disease Center.

Responsibilities or Duties – Essential

  • Assist in the development and continued growth of the Departments of Biostatistics and Internal Medicine
  • Provide statistical design and analysis support to investigators from Internal Medicine on research projects
  • Prepare statistical analysis sections for grants, manuscript publications, and meeting presentations
  • Supervise and mentor master’s-level statisticians and direct them on related projects, for which they provide the PhD statistician with support
  • • Other duties as assigned by the chair of the Department of Biostatistics

Additional Responsibilities to justify a tenure track for this position include:

  • Ability to teach in the Department of Biostatistics graduate degree programs and other graduate courses provided by the department to the institution
  • • Teaching within the medical school curriculum
  • Establishment of an independent research portfolio
  • Mentor and advise graduate students in the department’s Biostatistics program, including chairing dissertation committees

Qualifications: Doctoral degree with graduate training in biostatistics, statistics, or a related area. Ability to effectively interact with University faculty, staff and students as well as University of Kansas Health System personnel. Candidates must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment, and create a positive and collaborative atmosphere for achieving team success. Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication abilities.

Specific questions related to the posting should be directed to:

Jonathan Mahnken, PhD

Search Committee Chair

University of Kansas Medical Center

Department of Biostatistics

3901 Rainbow Blvd

Kansas City, KS 66106

jmahnken@kumc.edu

To Apply: https://jobs.kumc.edu/postings/22228

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Assistant or Associate Professor in Prevention and Community Health (Social and Behavioral Methods, Research Design and Analytics)

Posted to StatsCamp.org – 10/19/18
Job Description:

The Department of Prevention and Community Health in the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University seeks a full-time tenure track or tenured Assistant or Associate Professor. We encourage candidates from diverse disciplines (e.g., public health, economics, public policy, psychology, sociology, education, or a related methodological field) to apply.

Applicants must have a doctoral degree in a field related to social and behavioral methods with advanced methodological training. Applicants must have a proven track record of peer-reviewed publications, demonstrated record of external funding, and have prior teaching experience in social and behavioral quantitative research methods, research design, and/or statistical methods and analytics at the master’s and/or doctoral levels.

 To apply, complete an online faculty application at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/56463 upload a curriculum vitae and a cover letter describing research and teaching interests and experience. The review of applications will begin on November 7, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law. 

Fudan University – Recruitment of a young associate researcher at the School of Social Development and Public Policy

Posted to StatsCamp.org – 10/19/18
Job Description:

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1) Can engage in research and teaching in related fields, have a good publishing record, and have published at least three high-quality academic papers in SCI and SSCI journals by the first author or correspondent author ;

2) Those who have obtained a doctoral degree overseas or have overseas study, teaching and research experience are preferred;

3) It is possible to offer courses related to the above research directions for undergraduates and postgraduates, and it is preferred to be able to undertake advanced psychology statistics. Applicants should have good foreign language skills and be able to teach foreign languages ​​or bilinguals.

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Applicants are requested to provide the following materials (applicable by email):

1 ) A copy of academic qualifications and degree certificate (new graduates can provide before registration)

2 ) The main discussion in the near future, 1-3 papers (the original graduates should provide the original dissertation)

3 ) CV (please list all the published works, including the author’s order, the name of the magazine or publisher, and the time of publication, as well as participation in research projects, academic honors, study and work experience)

After receiving the job application, the Appointment Work Committee will complete the preliminary selection within 2 months and notify the candidate who intends to apply to Fudan University for job application academic report and teaching test. After the interview is passed, the personnel procedures shall be handled in accordance with the relevant procedures of Fudan University.

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Open Rank Professor in Assessment and Measurement in Education, UC Davis School of Education, Starting July 1, 2019

Posted to StatsCamp.org – 10/04/18
Job Description:
The School of Education (SOE) at the University of California, Davis, seeks an innovative scholar in the area of educational assessment and measurement. Candidates who focus on applied research related to measurement in educational systems and who conduct rigorous psychometric research are encouraged to apply. The School has a strong emphasis in the study of the causes and consequences of inequality in education, as well as the methods by which inequities may be reduced. The School strongly encourages candidates with research pertinent to equity issues in education to apply, but candidates in all areas of educational assessment will be considered.The ideal candidate will have rigorous quantitative training in educational measurement and experience applying those skills to an area of substantive research. We will also prioritize individuals who can link assessment and measurement to the real work of students, K-12 teachers and/or policy makers. Examples include, but are not limited to: (a) assessment of students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, students receiving services under IDEA, and other underserved populations; (b) developing the assessment literacy of teachers and policymakers; © assessment of student behavior or disciplinary decisions; (d) technology-based assessment; (e) use of testing for admissions and placement in higher education; and/or (f) work to advance state-of-the-art assessments that serve students, teachers, and the public.Details on the responsibilities of the position and expected qualifications are presented below. Those applying for appointment as an Assistant Professor are expected to demonstrate some scholarship activity and a potential to obtain extramural funding. To be considered for appointment as a tenured Associate or Full Professor, the applicant must have an established national reputation, a documented line of research, and a track record of existing and sustained extramural funding.The review of applications will begin on November 1, 2018.Additional Details:
The School of Education (SOE) at the University of California, Davis, seeks an innovative scholar in the area of educational assessment and measurement. Candidates who focus on applied research related to measurement in educational systems and who conduct rigorous psychometric research are encouraged to apply. The School has a strong emphasis in the study of the causes and consequences of inequality in education, as well as the methods by which inequities may be reduced. The School strongly encourages candidates with research pertinent to equity issues in education to apply, but candidates in all areas of educational assessment will be considered.The ideal candidate will have rigorous quantitative training in educational measurement and experience applying those skills to an area of substantive research. We will also prioritize individuals who can link assessment and measurement to the real work of students, K-12 teachers and/or policy makers. Examples include, but are not limited to: (a) assessment of students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, students receiving services under IDEA, and other underserved populations; (b) developing the assessment literacy of teachers and policymakers; © assessment of student behavior or disciplinary decisions; (d) technology-based assessment; (e) use of testing for admissions and placement in higher education; and/or (f) work to advance state-of-the-art assessments that serve students, teachers, and the public.Details on the responsibilities of the position and expected qualifications are presented below. Those applying for appointment as an Assistant Professor are expected to demonstrate some scholarship activity and a potential to obtain extramural funding. To be considered for appointment as a tenured Associate or Full Professor, the applicant must have an established national reputation, a documented line of research, and a track record of existing and sustained extramural funding.The review of applications will begin on November 1, 2018.

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Assistant or Associate Research Professor – Penn State University

Posted to StatsCamp.org – 10/03/18
Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Date Announced:
09/17/2018
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
83044
Classification:
Exempt
Work Unit:
College of Health and Human Development
Department:
The Methodology Center

DESCRIPTION

The Methodology Center in the College of Health and Human Development at The Pennsylvania State University seeks a qualified candidate for a non-tenure-track research faculty position. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with an interdisciplinary team of investigators in the Center to carry out methodologically innovative research related to drug abuse, and to disseminate this research broadly in the social, behavioral, and health sciences. Candidates at either the assistant or associate level will be considered. This position involves, but is not limited to, conducting research focused on technical demonstrations and empirical studies using mixture models and time-varying coefficient models applied to data on substance use and comorbid risky behaviors. This position also involves helping to create training materials on methodological topics for dissemination via the Center’s website. Candidates must have strong statistical programming skills, experience analyzing large, complex data sets, and familiarity with modern methods for handling and analyzing longitudinal data. Experience with mixture models, time-varying coefficient models, intensive longitudinal data, high-dimensional data, experimental design, and/or decision analysis is preferred. Duties include conducting data analyses, participating in preparing scientific articles for publication and conference presentations, and interfacing with intervention scientists who are collaborators or potential collaborators in Center research. Duties may include occasional participation in team teaching of courses or workshops. The selected candidate will be expected to remain productive in terms of publishing in peer-reviewed outlets, to be proactive in organizing conference symposia/presentations, and to participate in preparing applications for external funding as co-investigator or principal investigator. The Methodology Center is a well-established and highly regarded interdisciplinary research center comprised of faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students. The Center is devoted to addressing methodological issues that arise in social, behavioral and health sciences, particularly issues related to the prevention and treatment of drug abuse, HIV/AIDS, and related outcomes. The successful candidate will have exceptional resources, including access to administrative and software support staff, any required hardware and software, and travel funding for at least one scientific conference annually. This position requires a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a quantitatively oriented area (including quantitative psychology, social, behavioral or health sciences, public health, statistics, or biostatistics), plus at least two years of postdoctoral research experience. Very strong methodological skills and interests are required. A background in health behavior, public health, social behavior, or psychology is preferred. The strongest candidates will have previous experience developing and applying innovative statistical methods to behavioral data and be familiar with substance use research. Excellent written and oral English communication skills are required. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, detail-oriented, responsible, team-oriented, and creative, with excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills, who is able to maintain a high level of productivity working on multiple projects simultaneously. This is a fixed-term appointment, funded for one year from the date of hire, with excellent possibility of renewal. The salary and benefits associated with this position are competitive. Candidates must complete an online application and upload (1) a letter of application indicating research background, career goals, and prior experience with disseminating innovative methods; (2) a curriculum vitae; and (3) three letters of professional reference. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For more information, visit The Methodology Center’s website at http://methodology.psu.edu or contact Dr. Bethany Bray (phone: 814-865-1225, e-mail: bcbray@psu.edu). Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.

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Assistant Professor – Quantitative Psychology

Psychology Job Posting

Posted to StatsCamp.org – 10/01/18

Description:

The Psychology Department at Montclair State University invites applications for a full-time, tenuretrack

assistant professor faculty position in Quantitative Psychology to begin in September 2019. We

seek a dynamic colleague to join the faculty who will contribute to teaching our graduate courses, for

example, multivariate statistics, hierarchical linear modeling or structural equation modeling. In

addition, this new faculty member will have the opportunity to be involved in our Clinical Psychology

PhD Program and our newly proposed PhD Program in I/O Psychology. Area of specialization is open

but should be well-developed and complement the department’s current specializations (I/O, Clinical,

Developmental, Cognition, Neuroscience, Social, Health). Publications in methodological outlets are

desirable. Responsibilities include teaching courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels;

maintaining an active research program with publications in top-tier journals; mentoring

undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral students; pursuing external funding; and providing service to the

University and professional community. Post-doctoral experience is preferred.

Montclair State University is a public doctoral research university (R3) located approximately 30

minutes from New York City. The Psychology Department is in a period of rapid expansion and

currently comprises more than 30 tenure-track and tenured faculty members organized into three broad

categories: clinical, I/O, and general. The department has 20 highly active research labs, over 2 million

dollars in extramural funding, and faculty who have published in a variety of high profile outlets.

Currently, the department offers a BA degree in psychology, a master degree in psychological

sciences, I/O and clinical psychology and a PhD in child clinical (PhD in I/O is in process of approval).

Qualifications and Requirements:

Applicants should have a doctoral degree in Psychology with advanced training and expertise in

quantitative methods. The ideal candidate should have demonstrated excellence in teaching, evidence

of research productivity commensurate with experience, and potential to compete for extramural

funding.

Send Materials To:

Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and three

recommendation letters and representative publications or preprints to the Quantitative Psychology

Search Committee Chair at psycsearch@montclair.edu. Position inquiries should be directed to the

same email address. Please be sure to indicate that your application is for position “VF#5” in both

the cover letter and email subject heading.

https://app1.montclair.edu/xf/hr_jobpostings/details.php?id=1486

Apply By:

Review of applications will begin on October 7, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

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