Biostatistics and Epidemiology - Section Director - Chicago, IL

Rush University Medical Center
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Facility: Rush University Medical Center 
Address: 1653 W. Congress Parkway 
Chicago, IL 60612 
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Specialty: Academic : Program Director
Infectious Diseases : Epidemiology
Preventive Medicine 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Biostatistics and Epidemiology - Section Director
Department of Preventive Medicine
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois 

The Department of Preventive Medicine at Rush University Medical Center is seeking a tenure-track Associate or Full Professor to join its team as the Section Director of Biostatistics and Epidemiology. 

The Department is multi-disciplinary, comprised of faculty with interests in the development, design, implementation, and analyses of behavioral clinical trials to improve chronic diseases. In the role of Section Director, the successful candidate will grow the Section of Biostatistics and Epidemiology by developing and implementing a 5-year strategic plan and will participate in weekly Section Director’s meetings aimed at providing leadership and strategic vision for the entire Department. The successful candidate will also lead the Section’s Data Management Center, an interdisciplinary group of PhD-level and Master’s level biostatisticians, data managers, and research assistants and develop collaborative opportunities within and outside of the institution. The Department is currently in the first year of a 6-year multi-site behavioral clinical trial aimed at determining the impact of lifestyle change on 2-year remission of the metabolic syndrome.  The successful candidate will lead the Research Coordinating Unit of this trial with the charge of enhancing the quality of data acquisition, maintenance, and analysis for the trial.  Expertise in the design, conduct, and analysis of clinical trials is required.  Experience in a data coordinating center is strongly preferred.  Doctorate in biostatistics or statistics is required.  Strong communication and leadership skills are required.  Experience with missing data methods and multi-level modeling is a plus. 

Please send CV and cover letter specifying the clinical area of interest to:

Marisol Vega
Faculty_Recruitment@Rush.edu

Rush is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer

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Rush University System for Health (RUSH) is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the individuals and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, research and community partnerships. RUSH comprises Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College. Numerous national organizations have recognized Rush for the quality of care we provide, including U.S. News & World Report, which ranked Rush University Medical Center among the top 50 hospitals in five specialties in its 2019-2020 Best Hospitals issue. Rush University Medical Center has received Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking second among 99 academic medical centers across the country. In 2019, Rush was designated a leader in LGBTQ health care equality by the Human Rights Campaign for the 10th consecutive year, and was one of only five hospitals from across the nation to be recognized by the American Hospital Association as an honoree for its annual Equity of Care Award.

Rush is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer

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Contact: Marisol Vega 
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