The Department of Health Management at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) of the University of Prince Edward Island

Tenure Track Biostatistician

The Department of Health Management at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) of the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a tenure track position in biostatistics at the level or assistant or associate professor. Applicants must possess s a Ph.D. in statistics or a closely related field. In addition to expertise in experimental design and the analysis of experimental research, applicants must have demonstrated experience in observational research methods in veterinary or human medicine. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, are also required.

The successful applicant will teach core courses in biostatistics for graduate students at AVC and will also be a major contributor to special topics courses in biostatistics and epidemiology for Ph.D. candidates in the Department of Health Management. In addition (s)he will provide statistical consultation to faculty and graduate students with respect to the design, conduct and analyses of observational studies and experimental investigations. As a member of the full time faculty of UPEI, the candidate is expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching, to participate actively in research (including supervision of graduate students and participation on graduate student supervisory committees), and to contribute to the administrative tasks of the university.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Interested persons should send a letter of application accompanied by a current c.v. and three references to Dr. Liz Spangler, Chairman of the Department of Health Management, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, C1A 4P3, (902) 566 - 0879, e-mail. Screening of applicants will begin January 15, 2000 and continue until a suitable candidate is found, with a starting date of July 1, 2001.

In accordance with Canadian immigration regulations, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

For further information about the position, University, the Atlantic Veterinary College, or the region, please see the UPEI Web site at http://www.upei.ca/ ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Liz Spangler, Chairman, Dept of Health Management, AVC 425 South, 566-0848

Do not follow where the path may lead - go instead where there is no path and leave a trail Heather Cole, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Ave., Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3 (902)566-0879 Fax (902) 566-0823