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Assistant Professor - Translational Research & Applied Statistics

Company: University of Virginia
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

The Department of Public Health Sciences is seeking an Assistant Professor in the Division of Translational Research & Applied Statistics. This tenure-eligible faculty position will play a significant role in participating in collaborative research projects and developing independent high-impact statistical research. Applicants with methodologic or applied expertise related to clinical trial design, especially for middle development, are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to work within the Center for Early Phase Trials (CEPT) and collaboratively with investigators at the NCI-designated UVA Cancer Center, pursue independent methodologic research, and participate in the department's education activities.

Required Qualifications:

The position requires a Ph.D. degree in biostatistics, statistics, or a closely related field. Strong methodologic and applied statistical expertise, excellent written and verbal communication skills, research productivity, and an interest in teaching are also required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in cancer-related research is preferred.

For additional information about the position, please contact: Nolan A. Wages, Ph.D. at

For further information regarding the application process, please contact Greg Haskins at

To apply, please visit the UVA job board, and search for "R0021008" Complete the application and see below for documents to attach. Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the CV/Resume box.

Required Application Materials:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter that includes a teaching statement and a summary of current research productivity and future research interests
  • Contact information for three references

Please note multiple documents can be submitted in the CV/Resume Box. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration.

The selected candidate will be required to complete a background check at the time of offer per University Policy.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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