Duke University Medical Center

Chairperson

CHAIRPERSON

DEPARTMENT OF BIOSTATISTICS & BIOINFORMATICS

Duke University Medical Center is seeking candidates for the position of Chair of the Department of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics. This individual will be responsible for building and leading this new department, the faculty of which currently includes 25 biostatisticians, creating strong research and educational programs in both disciplines, and developing collaborative efforts with other academic units at Duke.

The Chair for the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics must be a recognized leader in biostatistics who will establish a departmental environment that fosters the wide range of research activities of the faculty and promotes the integration of the research and educational programs in these two disciplines with other research and educational programs throughout the Medical Center and University.

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in statistics or biostatistics, a distinguished record of scholarship, administrative experience in an academic environment, and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a university and academic medical center and with external constituencies. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae with references and other credentials to Ms. Kathleen Barbee, c/o Biostatistics & Bioinformatics Chair Search Committee, Duke University School of Medicine, Box 2927, Durham NC 27710.

Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Duke University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.