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 as an 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. Furthermore, they will establish a vigorous, extramurally-funded clinical research program and have a strong interest in collaborative research providing statistical and methodological expertise. Competitive salary, ample start-up package and facilities within an The Vision Research Coordinating Center. This multi-center is widely recognized for NIH studies including the Ocular Hypertension Treatment, Collaborative Evaluation in Keratoconus and the Reducing Adenovirus Patient-Infected Days Trial.
Washington University has a strong vision science community (vr-core.wustl.edu) supported by the graduate program in the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences (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 to become the 2nd Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC), and the School of Medicine is 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.
Please 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 to: Mae Gordon Ph.D., Chair of the Search Committee, Gordon@vision.wustl.edu. Applications will be considered beginning in May, 2017.