The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is seeking a Ph.D. biostatistician or clinical epidemiologist who wants to develop a strong academic career. Position is a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher.
Successful candidates will have an interest in developing a research program focused on clinical trial/biostatistical methodology, patient-centered outcomes or health economics. Successful candidates will be expected to establish a vigorous, extramurally-funded clinical research program and must have a strong interest in collaborative research providing statistical and methodological expertise. Competitive salary, ample start-up package and facilities within an established coordinating center will be provided. The Vision Research Coordinating Center is widely recognized for multi-center, NIH studies including the Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study, Collaborative Evaluation in Keratoconus Study and the Reducing Adenovirus Patient-Infected Days Trial.
This position offers an excellent opportunity for professional growth. Washington University has a strong vision science community (http://vr-core.wustl.edu) supported by the graduate program in the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences (http://dbbs.wustl.edu/Pages/index.aspx), a Vision Sciences Training Grant and a P30 Core Grant with a Biostatistics Unit that supports the vision science community in advanced imaging methods, molecular genetics, visual function tests and biostatistics.
Washington University School of Medicine has been listed among the top ten medical schools by U.S. News and World Report since rankings were first published in 1987, and ranks first in the nation in student selectivity. St. Louis competed successfully against Paris, Tokyo and London to become the 2nd Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC), and the School of Medicine is located within a mile of the CIC. St. Louis was named one of the best cities in America for entrepreneurs by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine.
To ensure timely consideration, submit (1) a current curriculum vitae, including a list of publications and grant support, (2) a brief statement of research interests and (3) contact information for three references. Send applications by email to: Mae Gordon Ph.D., Chair of the Search Committee, Gordon@vision.wustl.edu. Applications will be considered beginning in May 2017.
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.