University of Minnesota, School of Public Health
Division of Biostatistics

Full/Associate Professor of Biostatistics

The Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, at the University
of Minnesota announces an opening for a tenured or tenure-track faculty
position at the Professor or Associate Professor level starting
fall/summer 2004.

We are interested in individuals who have a strong record in statistical
methodology or clinical trials research. Emphasis will be placed on the
quality of the candidate's research and teaching record and the ability to
make an immediate impact on our PhD program through teaching advanced
courses and advising.  The successful candidate will be expected to take
an active part in research with other investigators in the School of
Public Health, the Medical School, and other units of the University.
 

The Division of Biostatistics (www.biostat.umn.edu) currently includes 22
graduate faculty and 98 staff.  The Division offers MS, MPH, and PhD
degrees, and interacts in teaching and advising with the U of Minnesota
School of Statistics.  At the present time, we enroll 60 graduate students
(45 MS and 15 PhD).  Current faculty research in statistical methodology
includes analysis of spatial and longitudinal data, Bayes and empirical
Bayes methods, computer-intensive methods such as Markov chain Monte
Carlo, survival analysis, clinical trials design, statistical
genetics/genomics, generalized linear models, latent variable modeling,
and categorical data analysis.

The Division has an international reputation as the home of the
statistical coordinating centers for a number of clinical trials in
AIDS/HIV, lung disease, and cardiovascular disease.  Other major research
areas of applied research within the Division include cancer prevention
and treatment, dental research, environmental and occupational health,
health policy, chronic care, and smoking prevention. Multi-year grants and
contracts for various Divisional projects total over $75 M.  Division
faculty actively participate with researchers in the U of Minnesota's
Biomedical Genomics Center and the Bioinformatics Graduate Faculty.  The
University has extensive technological and staff support for research
initiatives in genetics and proteomics.

The salary range for these faculty positions will be very competitive, and
the University of Minnesota offers excellent fringe benefits.

To apply for the Full/Associate Professor position, please send a letter
specifying interest; along with a curriculum vitae and names of three
references to:

Chair of Search Committee
Full/Associate Professor Position
Division of Biostatistics
A460 Mayo Building MMC 303
420 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0378

We will begin reviewing applications after January 15, 2004, and continue
until the position is filled.

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Assistnat Professor of Biostatistics

The Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, at the University
of Minnesota has an opening for a tenure-track Assistant Professor
position starting fall/summer 2004.

We seek individuals with a PhD in biostatistics, statistics, or
bioinformatics who have a strong academic record, who will carry out
independent biostatistical research, and who will contribute to our
graduate program through teaching and advising students.  The successful
candidate for the position will be expected to take an active part in
research with other investigators in the Division, the School of Public
Health, the Medical School, and other units of the University.

The Division of Biostatistics (www.biostat.umn.edu) currently includes 22
graduate faculty and 98 staff.  The Division offers MS, MPH, and PhD
degrees, and interacts in teaching and advising with the U of Minnesota
School of Statistics.  At the present time, we enroll 60 graduate students
(45 MS and 15 PhD).  Current faculty research in statistical methodology
includes analysis of spatial and longitudinal data, Bayes and empirical
Bayes methods, computer-intensive methods such as Markov chain Monte
Carlo, survival analysis, clinical trials design, statistical
genetics/genomics, generalized linear models, latent variable modeling,
and categorical data analysis.

The Division has an international reputation as the home of the
statistical coordinating centers for a number of clinical trials in
AIDS/HIV, lung disease, and cardiovascular disease.  Other major research
areas of applied research within the Division include cancer prevention
and treatment, dental research, environmental and occupational health,
health policy, chronic care, and smoking prevention. Multi-year grants and
contracts for various Divisional projects total over $75 M.  Division
faculty actively participate with researchers in the U of Minnesota's
Biomedical Genomics Center and the Bioinformatics Graduate Faculty.  The
University has extensive technological and staff support for research
initiatives in genetics and proteomics.

The salary range for these faculty positions will be very competitive, and
the University of Minnesota offers excellent fringe benefits.

To apply for the Assistant Professor position, please send a letter
specifying interest; along with a curriculum vitae and 1-3 reprints or
preprints of papers, if available.  Please arrange also for three letters
of reference to be sent to:

Chair of Search Committee
Assistant Professor Position
Division of Biostatistics
A460 Mayo Building MMC 303
420 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0378

We will begin reviewing applications after January 15, 2004, and continue
until the position is filled.

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.