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Requisition # 74109

Position Basics

Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021
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, Division of Biostatistics and Computational Biology

Major responsibilities include: 

  • to collaborate with dental investigators in development, execution, and reporting of clinical, basic science, translational, and population-based research, with involvement in research, teaching, mentoring, and service; and

  • to conduct independent methodological research that can be directly applied to dental research.  

Education Requirement:

  • Ph.D. in Biostatistics, Statistics, Data Science,   OR

  • closely related field with significant emphasis in biomedical applications; 

Required Qualifications:

  • track record or unmistakable promise of independent and collaborative research;

  • experience effectively conducting research as part of a multidisciplinary team;

  • evidence or unmistakable promise of effective teaching;

  • experience working effectively in a diverse environment;

  • excellent written and verbal communication skills; and

  • effective interpersonal skills.

Desirable Qualifications:


  • participating in externally-funded grant projects;

  • teaching health science student biostatistics and research design;

  • mentoring student research;

  • with analysis of high-dimensional data; and

  • with 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

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Additional Application Materials

Materials:Please have 3 current Letters of Recommendation, sent DIRECTLY by individual writing the recommendation, to: University of Iowa - College of Dentistry
Attn: Dr. Xian Jin Xie – Division of Biostatistics,
N419A DSB, 801 Newton Rd, 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:Xian Jin Xie
Cden-Dental Research
Dental Science Building
801 Newton Road
Iowa City, IA 52242

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