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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now Job no: 221596-AS
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional, Instructional Design, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics, a dynamic and rapidly growing basic science department in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, seeks a full-time clinical biostatistician interested in pursuing an academic career in clinical trials design and analysis, including interim monitoring of clinical trials, at the rank of Professor on the CHS (Clinical Health Sciences) track.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Principal Duties:

Clinical duties: Minimum of 50% clinical trial design, analysis, and reporting, including interim monitoring for industry-sponsored clinical trials.

Academic duties:

15% Teaching: Departmental teaching assignments include graduate students, postdoctoral trainees, medical and other health professions students, physicians, and others as appropriate.

25% Research: Hypothesis-driven research on clinical trial design, analysis, and reporting.

10% Service: The successful candidate will also participate in professional, public, and university service appropriate to the faculty rank.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

PhD in Statistics or Biostatistics required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

At least 10 years of postdoctoral experience performing clinical trial design, analysis, and interim monitoring. Must have a proven track record of successful implementation of industry-standard interim monitoring of clinical trials. Must have experience conducting independent research on clinical trials biostatistics, publishing results in professional journals, serving on independent data monitoring committees, teaching biostatistical methods for clinical trials and related disciplines, mentoring students, and engaging in professional service at the local, regional, and national levels. The successful candidate must have the experience and scholarly credentials for appointment as Full Professor CHS Track in the UW School of Medicine and Public Health.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

MAY 08, 2020


ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should submit a complete application through the UW job application system ( under Position Vacancy Listing 221596. Please upload a CV/resume and cover letter explaining your qualifications as it relates to this position. At a future date you may be asked to provide at least three letters of reference.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is May 3, 2020, however, positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


Lily Kramer
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

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  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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