Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor (Biostatistician)

Job Detail

  • Offered Salary to be discussed
  • Qualifications None
  • Industry Education, training & skills development
  • Centre cape town
  • Where to submit application
    http://www.staff.uct.ac.za/staff/vacancies/general
  • Notes
    Doctorate degree in Biostatistics, Statistics or Bioinformatics, or a closely-related discipline The position may be filled by candidates with a range of qualifications and degrees of experience, and thus is open to appointments ranging from Senior Lecturer to Associate Professor. Throughout the minimum qualifications and required experience would be commensurate with the level of appointment Minimum experience (type and years) • Extensive experience in biostatistics, population statistics and/or veterinary statistics • Demonstrated experience in three or more of the following areas of statistics: repeated measures analyses; multivariate methods; survival methods and longitudinal analyses; spatial analyses; design and analysis of complex survey designs; and/or design and analysis of clinical trials • Extensive experience in teaching and mentoring/supervision of students • High levels of competence and experience in communicating statistical concepts and the results of statistical analyses required; experience in scientific writing and publications is required • Close familiarity with major packages required, including R Advantageous: • Experience and/or training in teaching statistics to non-statistical audiences • Experience in biostatistical consulting / close collaboration in clinical and/or population-based researchers

Job Description

The main purpose of this position is to participate in teaching, supervision and research activities
within the Division of Epidemiology & Biostatistics and the School of Public Health & Family Medicine
at the University of Cape Town. The post will be responsible for classroom teaching across
Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes (including development of new courses and/or
revisions to existing courses); student supervision (including primary supervision of Masters and
Doctoral students, as well as supervision of undergraduate, honours and/or postdoctoral projects);
providing statistical support to existing and future research projects in public health, clinical and/or
laboratory disciplines; and development of independent research in applied biostatistics.

Required skills

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