Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Medicine [Tenure Track]
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The McGill University Departments of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health and Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, invite applications for a position as an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Medicine [Tenure Track].
The McGill University Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health is home to one of the largest concentrations of doctoral-level epidemiologists and biostatisticians, with internationally recognized research programs in topics such as Bayesian methods, big data, causal inference, risk prediction, privacy protection, spatial models, and clinical trials designs and methods. The Department is one of the top academic units for biomedical statistics in the world and offers a vibrant and inclusive research environment attracting diverse students, staff and faculty.
The McGill University Department of Medicine is a leader in academic medicine with over 480 Full-Time faculty in 15 Divisions. The Department’s educational and research missions support world class clinical and translational research across our main teaching hospitals: The McGill University Health Centre, the Jewish General Hospital and St- Mary’s Hospital. We host a Graduate Program in Clinical Translational Research that seeks to develop leading clinician scientists and PhD scientists. The Graduate Program currently has two streams (Experimental Medicine and Digital Innovation) with a planned third stream in Clinical Research.
McGill University was founded in 1821 and is consistently ranked among the top 30 public universities in the world and among the top three in Canada, while its medical school is consistently ranked first in Canada. McGill University is located in Montreal (http://www.montrealinternational.com/en/ ), a multicultural, multilingual city with a sparkling cultural life. Montreal has been selected numerous times as the best city for students in North America. Montreal is safe, housing costs are among the lowest for cities of comparable size, and the overall quality of life is outstanding (https://mcgill.ca/undergraduate-admissions/mcgill-experience/our-city-montreal-canada).
The successful candidate is expected to:
• Develop an independent, externally funded research program of the highest international standards
• Successfully compete for research funding
• Supervise a diverse body of graduate students in both departments
• Contribute to formal teaching in the Master’s and PhD programs offered in both departments
• Disseminate research findings through peer-reviewed publications and other knowledge translation and exchange activities
All McGill faculty members are expected to contribute to service activities within their units, the University, and the wider scholarly community. A demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion is also expected.
Qualifications and Education Requirements
Candidates must have:
• a doctorate in biostatistics, statistics or related field; as well as significant post-doctoral experience
• relevant research experience in the development and application of methods for clinical research and large complex health-related data;
• a track record of research productivity as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications, the potential to develop an internationally recognized independent research program, a demonstrated ability to obtain grants for his/her own research, and to contribute to the building of successful research programs;
• a track record of successful and synergistic collaboration with clinician and PhD scientists in health research; A commitment to and evidence of high-quality teaching, inclusive pedagogy and effective supervision
• fluency in English, and a working knowledge of French or a commitment to acquiring it.
Faculty/Department/Unit: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health & Department of Medicine
Employee Type: Tenure-Track ('Academic Tenure Stream')
Rank: Assistant Professor
Salary: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
Job Status: Full-time
Posting Period: 30 days from date of posting
The following supporting documents are required:
• Cover letter and curriculum vitae
• Statement of research interests and goals
• Statement of teaching philosophy
• Names and contact information of three referees
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McGill University is an English-language university where most teaching and research activities are conducted in the English language, thereby requiring English communication both verbally and in writing.
L’Université McGill est une institution de langue anglaise dans laquelle la majorité des activités d’enseignement et de recherche s’effectuent en langue anglaise, rendant essentielle l’utilisation de l’anglais pour la communication orale et écrite.
McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.
At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.
McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.
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All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.