Associate professor in biostatistics
Department of Biostatistics, Institute of Public Health, invites applications for a position as associate professor with start as soon as possible.
The Department of Biostatistics conducts general biostatistical research and methodological development in biostatistics, undertakes teaching of students at various educations, undergraduate as well as postgraduate, and offers biostatistical advice to staff and students in all disciplines of the Faculty of Health Sciences. The main research areas of the department are statistical modeling in twin and family studies, analysis of time dependent data, demography, high-dimensional data analysis and functional data analysis, and methods for analysis of longitudinal data.
The position requires research in biostatistics, including publication and scientific communication as well as research based teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Part of the teaching obligation is replaced by biostatistical service consulting. The position involves professional development, participation in the scientific development of the professional area, education of researchers, pedagogical guidance and supervision of assistant professors as well as professional review- and assessment tasks. Appointees as associate professor will be presumed to have a documented scientific production on an international level as well as documented teaching qualifications.
The candidate must have a strong background in biostatistics and in biostatistical research and preference will be given to applicants with a scientific profile that will strengthen and expand the current research areas of the department. The focus will be on scientific production at an international level in statistical methods that combine methodological depth with convincing applications as well as teaching experience (also of non-statisticians), and consulting and collaboration with empirical researchers.
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Further information can be obtained from professor Claus Thorn Ekstrøm (tel.: +45 6550 3604, email email@example.com) or from the Head of the Institute of Public Health, Professor Jesper Bo Nielsen, tel. +45 6550 4034, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be assessed by an expert committee. Applicants will be informed of their assessment by the university.
The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations).
The application must contain (as pdf.-files):
• a detailed CV
• a complete and numbered list of publications
• copies of degree certificates (inclusive of Ph.D.-diploma)
• up to 8 publications which the candidate considers as most important for this position
• a teaching portfolio which details the candidate’s prior teaching experience, teaching skills and teaching philosophy
• a research plan which details the candidate’s ideas and plans for her/his future research work
For particulars concerning the application - please see the links below.
The application – including CV, copies of degree certificates, list of publications, up to 8 publications, teaching portfolio, and research plan attached – must be marked “position no. 121068” and submitted as Adobe PDF-files to The Faculty of Health Sciences via e-mail to email@example.com.
Deadline for the application is August 24, 2012, at 1200 hrs. CEST.
The University encourages all interested persons to apply, regardless of age, gender, religious affiliation or ethnic background.
Institute of Public Health
Department of Biostatistics
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Closing date 24 August, 2012 at 12 noon
Mark application Job ID 121068 and send it to:
by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org