Assistant Professor - Biostatistics, Department of Surgery

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7245942 (Ref:19357-en_US)

Posted: May 20, 2024

Job Description


The Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine seeks to hire a talented and motivated Assistant Professor in Biostatistics. The successful candidate will contribute to the department's education, research, and clinical missions, with a primary focus on biostatistical methods applied to health-related research. The Assistant Professor in Biostatistics will lead statistical analyses on basic, translational, and clinical research projects.

Job Duties

  • Conduct innovative research in biostatistics with applications to health sciences, including clinical trials.
  • Mentor and advise students in research projects, theses, and dissertations.
  • Publish research findings in high-impact peer-reviewed journals and present at national and international conferences.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams within the department, across the institution, and with external partners.
  • Participate in departmental and institutional committees and activities.
  • Provide professional and academic service to the broader scientific community through peer review, conference organization, and professional society involvement.
  • Engage in outreach activities that promote the department's goals and objectives.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Biostatistics, Statistics, or a closely related field.
  • Demonstrated expertise in statistical methodologies relevant to biostatistics, such as regression modeling, survival analysis, longitudinal data analysis, Bayesian statistics, and/or machine learning.
  • Strong programming skills in statistical software packages such as R, SAS, or Python.
  • Evidence of potential for excellence in teaching, including effective communication and mentorship skills.
  • A record of scholarly achievement, including publications in reputable peer-reviewed journals and presentations at academic conferences.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in interdisciplinary research teams.
  • Commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching, research, and service activities.

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7245942 (Ref:19357-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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