The faculty member will serve as a biostatistician in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Physical Therapy Data Center. Primary responsibilities include collaborating with rehabilitation clinician scientists by providing research design and analysis expertise, conducting data analyses on large research projects in the health sciences, and teaching in graduate level research methods courses.
Minimum objective qualifications; other desirable qualifications:
This person must: have an earned doctorate degree in biostatistics, statistics, research methodology or related discipline; have classroom teaching experience; have experience in collaborating with clinical and/or translational scientists; have the necessary skills for grant writing and producing peer-reviewed publications; have demonstrated potential for external funding. A minimum of 3 years of substantial statistical/biostatistical/research methodology experience is preferred. Experience working in data coordinating centers or experience with single center or multicenter trials desired. We seek outstanding individuals with a strong commitment to collaborative research and teaching.
Rank and/or title; salary range or minimum:
Appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor is anticipated, salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Name, address, and telephone number of the person to contact:
To apply, send a cover letter including a statement of teaching and research interests and a curriculum vitae to Caryn Loehr, Financial Administrator, Department of Physical Therapy, email@example.com. Candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted. Recruitment and review of applications will continue with full consideration until the position is filled.
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Established in 1969 as a health sciences school of the University of Pittsburgh, SHRS stands on its solid reputation as an international leader in rehabilitation and disabilities education, research and community service, improving the lives and independence of all people with a focus on people at risk for or having chronic conditions or disabilities and those who have traditionally been underserved and underrepresented.
The Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest and most highly regarded physical therapy educational programs in the United States. Pitt PT is currently ranked 1st in the nation according to the latest surveys of Best Graduate Schools by U.S. News & World Report. We graduate PTs who are prepared to be change agents in transforming health care.