University of Massachusetts Medical School, Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences

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 finished (2017/11/20, finished 2019/05/05)
Position Description:    

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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 www.academicjobsonline.org.  Inquiries, but not application materials, may be directed to QHS.faculty.search@umassmed.edu. Further details about QHS are at www.umassmed.edu/qhs.

 

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.


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Further Info:
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508-856-2316
 
UMass Medical School
QHS Department
368 Plantation Street
Worcester, MA 01605

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