Biostatistics, University of California

Assistant/Associate Professor and Assistant/Associate Adjunct Profess

The University of California, Davis, School of Medicine is recruiting for two full-time academic positions in the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine: The duties of the applicants will include collaborative research, teaching biostatistics, and independent research. Applicants must possess a doctoral degree in biostatistics, statistics, or a related field and have strong research potential in biostatistics. Applicants should have some experience in teaching biostatistics to non-statistics majors, and in the design, analysis and reporting of epidemiologic and medical studies. Experience with cancer epidemiology research, clinical trials, Alzheimer?s disease, or health services research is highly desirable.

The Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine ( is a major research and teaching department in the School of Medicine, with 13 full-time faculty members. In addition to epidemiologic research within the Department, there is active collaboration with many faculty in other departments and centers of the School of Medicine such as the Cancer Center, the Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, the Center for Environmental Health Science, and the Reproductive Biology Program. Collaborations also exist with other faculty on the UC Davis campus, including in the Veterinary School, the College of Agriculture and Environmental Science, the Institute for Toxicology and Environmental Health, the Alzheimer's Center and elsewhere. Areas of active research in the Department include occupational/environmental health, cancer, reproductive and women's health, aging, Alzheimer's disease, cardiopulmonary disease and injuries/accidents. Department faculty are principal investigators and collaborators on many large cohort studies in addition to work on a wide range of other epidemiologic studies and clinical trials. The Department has a graduate training program in epidemiology (MS and PhD degrees) through the Epidemiology Graduate Group on the UC Davis campus. Department faculty also participate in doctoral education in statistics and biostatistics through the graduate group in statistics.

Candidates should send applications (including CV, the names of five references, and the Position # for which they are applying) to

Laurel Beckett, Ph.D.,
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine,
University of California,
Davis, CA 95616-8638.

Applications will be accepted until filled but no later than June 30, 2001.

The University of California is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.