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Requisition # 72116

Position Basics

Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Friday, December 22nd, 2017
College:College of Dentistry
Department:Dental Research



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is conducting a search for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in the Iowa Institute for Oral Health Research.  Major responsibilities include:  collaborating with dental investigators in development, execution, and report of clinical, basic science, translational, and population-based research, with involvement in research, teaching, mentoring, and service.  Will conduct independent methodological research that can be directly applied to dental research.   The position is available July 1, 2018. 

Education Requirement:

Applicants must have:  

  • PhD in Biostatistics, or PhD in Statistics with significant emphasis in biomedical applications,

    • related post-doc training preferred; 

Required Qualifications:

  • track record or productive independent and collaborative research;

  • track record of effective conduct of research as part of a multidisciplinary team;

  • evidence of effective teaching;

  • effective biostatistics consulting skills;

  • experience working effectively in a diverse environment;

  • excellent written and verbal communication skills; and

  • effective interpersonal skills.  

Desirable Qualifications:

Desirable qualifications include experience:  

  • participating in externally-funded grant projects;

  • teaching health science student biostatistics and research design;

  • mentoring student research;

  • analysis of high-dimensional data; and

  • statistical genetic analysis/analysis of data from genetic epidemiology investigations.

Other desirables include: 

  • strong record of scientific publication and presentation at professional meetings; and

  • knowledge of dental nomenclature and classification.

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.

Additional Application Materials

Materials:Please have 3 current Letters of Recommendation, sent DIRECTLY by individual writing recommendation, to: University of Iowa-College of Dentistry
Attn: Dr. Xian Jin Xie, Dir. Biostat. & Research Design, N101-9 Dental Science Bldg, Iowa City, IA 52242

The materials listed above are not part of any online process. Please send the materials to the contact information below.

Contact Information

Contact:Dr. Xian Jin Xie

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