Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School

368 10504
Position ID:UMASSMED-QHS-18088 [#10504]
Position Title: Associate or Full Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biostatistics
Appl Deadline:2018/11/01 (posted 2017/11/20)
Position Description:    

Big Data Scientist

Associate or Full Professor, Tenure or Tenure-Track



The Department of Quantitative Health Sciences (QHS) at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Medical School in Worcester, MA, is recruiting a tenured or tenure-eligible faculty member at the Associate or Full Professor level for the Division of Biostatistics and Health Services Research.  Our department is committed to “science that makes a difference” in addressing health equity. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in big data science, machine learning, and deep learning. Our ideal candidate would have a substantive record of published innovation in data science and will be supported in developing or enhancing a robust independent research program. The position is focused on methodological innovation, with ample opportunities for collaborating and consulting with biomedical scientists, as well as doctoral-level teaching and mentoring.


QHS was founded in June, 2009 and currently has over 30 primary faculty members distributed across 4 Divisions: Biostatistics and Health Services Research; Epidemiology of Chronic Disease and Vulnerable Populations; Health Informatics and Implementations Science; and Outcomes Measurement Science. QHS also hosts a doctoral program in Clinical and Population Health Research and a methods consulting and service unit, the Quantitative Methods Core. QHS faculty are Principal Investigators on extramural grants totaling over $30 million. UMass is a collaborative and dynamic institution that has held a Clinical and Translation Science Award since 2010; the Medical School now garners over $250 million dollars in annual extramural funding.  QHS is a key driver of clinical and translational research at UMass.


This position offers robust opportunities to develop innovative solutions to a wide array of basic genetic and biomedical problems through interdisciplinary interaction.


Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, educational experience, and contact information for three references to  Inquiries, but not application materials, may be directed to Further details about QHS are at


As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMS recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

UMass Medical School is committed to being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and recognizes the power of a diverse community. We encourage applications from protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and those with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds to consider UMass Medical School as their employer of choice.

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Further Info:
UMass Medical School
QHS Department
368 Plantation Street
Worcester, MA 01605

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