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Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 77619



Working Title:
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics (BMI)
Official Title:
Degree and area of specialization:
PhD in Biostatistics, Statistics, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Biomedical Informatics, Computer Sciences or a closely related quantitative area.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Years of experience will be commensurate with rank sought. All candidates must have proven success in conducting research appropriate to their stage of career. Associate or Full Professor candidates must possess experience and scholarly credentials for appointment with tenure at UW-Madison.
Principal duties:
The incumbent will: conduct research on novel methods and applications of biostatistics and/or biomedical informatics; collaborate with investigators at Morgridge Institute for Research (MIR) and UW-Madison; present research at national and international meetings, and publish results in leading biostatistics, computational biology, biomedical informatics, and biomedical journals appropriate to areas of application; teach one course per year; and participate in the training and mentoring of graduate students and postdoctoral researchers.

The incumbent will need to develop his or her own independent research program. Attracting and maintaining external funding are parts of the position expectations.

The incumbent will also participate in professional, university and community service appropriate to the faculty rank.
  Additional Information:
 This position is a joint initiative with the Virology Challenge Area of the Morgridge Institute for Research (MIR), the private, nonprofit interdisciplinary biomedical research organization. The successful candidate will be a fully integrated faculty member of BMI, deployed as a MIR appointee for the majority of his/her research activity. MIR is located across the street from BMI's suite of offices on central campus.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

  Employee Class:
Department(s):SMPH/BIOSTAT &MED I
Full Time Salary Rate:Minimum $90,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Appointment percent:100%
Anticipated begin date:JULY 01, 2014
Number of Positions:2

Application must be received by: DECEMBER 15, 2013
Interested individuals should electronically submit a curiculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, sample publications and arrange for at least three letters of reference be sent to Sue Parman at (608-263-1706)


Sue Parman
K6/440 CSC, Box 4675
600 Highland Ave.
Madison, WI 53792-4675
Unless another application procedure has been specified above, please send resume and cover letter referring to Position Vacancy Listing #77619 to:
Donna Burnett
Phone: 608-263-2910
K6/444 CSC, Box 4675
Fax: 608-265-5579
600 Highland Ave.
Madison, WI 53792-4675
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