Western University

Position Profile: The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, within the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University, invites applications for a full-time probationary (tenure-track) faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Biostatistics.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a PhD in Statistics or Biostatistics and relevant experience in biostatistics and have at least 2 years of postdoctoral experience. Qualifications for the position also include evidence of research productivity (peer-reviewed publications) and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will have potential or proven ability to obtain internal and external grants for independent research in Biostatistics, and to contribute to the building of successful research projects and programs in population and public health, in health services and policy, or in clinical research. Furthermore, the candidate must have excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, and be able to work effectively to promote collaborative inter-disciplinary initiatives. Salary for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Academic Expectations: The successful candidate will be expected to teach both small and large size Biostatistics courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Responsibilities of this position will also include supervision of research trainees at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Active participation in research projects and on committees within the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics or on behalf of the Department will also be expected.

Compensation Details: Compensation for this position will be an academic salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The City: The University campus is in London, Ontario, Canada with a metropolitan census of approximately 530,000, located midway between Toronto and Detroit. London boasts an international airport, galleries, theatre, music and sporting events and is located close to several lakes and facilities for outdoor activities (www.goodmovelondon.ca). Western’s Recruitment and Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families to the university and city.

The University: Western University delivers an academic experience second to none. Western challenges the best and brightest faculty, staff and students to commit to the highest global standards. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking to study, influence and lead in the international community. Since 1878, The Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social and cultural growth in order to better serve our communities. With annual research funding exceeding $220 million, and an international reputation for success, Western ranks as one of Canada’s top research-intensive universities. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western also provides an exceptional employment experience, offering competitive salaries, a wide range of employment opportunities and one of Canada’s most beautiful campuses.

The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics has 99 faculty members including core, cross-appointed and adjunct members, and offers an Honors Specialization, Major and Minor Module at the undergraduate level as well as a PhD program and a thesis-based MSc program. Information on the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics’ research programs, including clusters of substantive expertise and methodological             approaches and disciplines,  is available at: http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/epibio/research/research_clusters/index.html.

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry provides an outstanding educational experience within a research intensive environment where tomorrow’s physicians, dentists and health researchers learn to be socially responsible leaders in the advancement of human health. Western University is a research- intensive university with full-time enrolment of about 34,000 students with a full range of academic and professional programs.

To apply: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin after September 19, 2021 with an anticipated start date of January 1, 2022 or as negotiated. Interested candidates should send a letter of research interests and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, the names and addresses of three academic references, and also complete, sign and include the form at the following link: https://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/pdf/full-time-application-form.pdf to:

Addressed to:

Dr. Saverio Stranges, MD, PhD, FAHA Professor and Chair
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Western University | PHFM 3120
1465 Richmond Street, London, ON, Canada, N6G 2M1

Emailed to: dmcnei@uwo.ca

Business Address:

Western University | 1151 Richmond Street, N., London, Ontario, N6A 5B8, www.uwo.ca

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Diana Lee at Diana.Lee@schulich.uwo.ca or 519-661-2111 ext. 82797.

Posted on the Faculty Relations’ Website August 10, 2021

Posting ID: 2021-056

To apply for this job please visit www.uwo.ca.