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Rank and Track Dependent on Qualifications
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**Position/Rank** Rank and Track Dependent on Qualifications

**Department** 00964 - DFPM-Division of Public Health

**City** Salt Lake City, UT

**Track** Track Dependent on Qualifications

**New Position to Begin** When filled


The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine is seeking exceptional candidates for a statistician or biostatistician faculty position. Rank and track are dependent on qualifications. We seek applications from exceptional individuals in statistics or biostatistics.

Qualified individuals with substantive expertise in the expert integration of statistics with public health, epidemiology, health services research, community-engaged research, mixed methods, translational science, clinical research, and implementation science research are strongly encouraged to apply.

This faculty position is primarily dedicated to conducting extramurally-funded research as either a co-investigator or principal investigator, but will also provide opportunities for teaching and leadership for educating graduate biostatistics students, involvement in administration/service, and collaborative research/statistical consulting. The successful candidate will have opportunities for collaboration with the broader biostatistics community at the University of Utah through affiliation with the Division of Biostatistics in the Department of Population Health Sciences and through membership in the Study Design and Biostatistics Center (SDBC) of the University of Utah's Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program.

Candidates should possess a doctoral degree in statistics or biostatistics from an accredited institution of higher education. Candidates interested in positions on the tenure track are expected to demonstration excellent potential (Assistant Professor) or a track record (Associate Professor) of obtaining extramural funding to advance their research program. Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communications skills in English are necessary.

Faculty rank and salary level is competitive and commensurate with experience. This position offers the opportunity to collaborate with teams of highly successful researchers in the department, as well as in the University of Utah Health Sciences, including the Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, Huntsman Cancer Institute, the Salt Lake City Veteran's Affairs Center of Innovation, the Woman and Child Institute, the Utah Genome Project/Precision Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Center, the Diabetes­ Metabolism Research Center, and the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences. Additional collaborative opportunities are available across the University of Utah in areas such as psychology, sociology, business, social work, engineering, anthropology, economics, etc.

Additional preferred qualifications:

oPostdoctoral or fellowship research training

oStrong record of peer-reviewed publications

oStrong record of obtaining extramural research funding

oDemonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively on concurrent research projects

oExcellent interpersonal, written, and oral skills

The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine was founded in 1970 making it one of the oldest and most established family medicine departments in the country. Currently ranked #7 inNIHfunding in the 2016 Blueridge Report, the Department comprises four complimentary Divisions: Public Health, Physician Assistant Studies, Family Medicine, and Occupational and Environmental Health. The Department offers eight different graduate degrees, teaches medical students, and trains residents in Family Medicine and Occupational and Environmental Medicine. The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine optimizes quality of life through scholarship that advances health and well-being in home, workplaces, and communities. We value intellectual curiosity, respectful working environment, integrity, collaboration, accountability, and excellence.

The University of Utah was founded in 1850, is a member of thePAC-12, is ranked as one of the top US public research universities, and is particularly distinguished in medicine, genetics, and engineering. Located in Salt Lake City adjacent to the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, the University of Utah is the flagship institution of higher learning in Utah, serving over 31,000 students, including over 2,000 international students and scholars from over 114 different countries.

Candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae, along with the completed application. The online application is available at:

Please contact Cami Palo, at with any questions regarding this posting.

University of Utah Health is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and Respect. University of Utah Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to the mission of University of Utah Health.

**EEO/Diversity Information**

_The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University's nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365._

_The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students._


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS"). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Employees with priorURSservice may elect to enroll in theURSwithin 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSmust notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University's Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

**Special Instructions for Candidates**

**Open Date** 05/14/2018

**Close Date**

**Open Until Filled** Yes

**Requisition Number** PRN02017F

**Type** Faculty

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