National Jewish Health, located in the heart of Denver, Colorado near the beautiful Rocky Mountains, is seeking a candidate at the assistant professor level in the Division of Biostatistics. The candidate will collaborate with researchers at NJH involved in a wide variety of research, and will also have the opportunity to seek funding for personal research of interest. Collaborative research may include but is not limited to basic sciences, observational studies, clinical trials, longitudinal analyses, omics, and multivariate analyses. The ideal candidate will have the following qualities.
- A Ph.D. degree in Biostatistics or closely related field
- Either substantial postdoctoral training or graduate-level research experience
- A publication record, and some experience with grant writing
- Good written and oral communication skills
- The ability to collaborate closely with other researchers
National Jewish Health
Located in the heart of Denver, Colorado in the beautiful Rocky Mountains National Jewish Health has been the center of research in immunology in the Denver area for many years and has long specialized in the treatment of lung diseases. National Jewish Health is known worldwide for treatment of patients with respiratory, cardiac, gastroenterological, immune and related disorders, and for groundbreaking medical research. Founded in 1899 as a nonprofit hospital, National Jewish Health remains the only facility in the world dedicated exclusively to these disorders and has ranked as the number one or number two hospital in pulmonology on the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals list ever since pulmonology was included in the rankings.
Living in Denver
Denver has it all: distinctive neighborhoods, great schools, world-class shopping, unsurpassed sporting and recreational opportunities, outstanding attractions, and premier arts and culture. Denver has been voted one of the best cities for singles, one of the best cities to have and raise a family, and one of the best cities to relocate to in the country. With these diverse accolades, Denver is the ideal place for anyone. Denver’s mild climate and wealth of recreational activities make this the perfect environment for energetic bodies, and its educational and cultural opportunities make it the ideal home for energetic minds. With over 300 days of sunshine, there is always something to do.
Usually a minimum of three peer-reviewed, first authored publications on original research and/or important clinical applications of basic science, excluding case reports and reviews. As appropriate, the development and dissemination of intellectual properties may also be considered. Strong commitment to teaching and potential for outstanding teaching performance. Excellent clinical or service skills. Track record in obtaining initial funding for research program.