Assistant/Associate Professor of Biostatistics

The State University of New York College of Optometry, located in New York City, invites applications for a faculty position in biostatistics at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.  The successful applicant will be a member of the Graduate Center for Vision Research and Clinical Vision Research Center, and will interact with a diverse group of nearly 30 faculty members conducting vision research at the basic, translational, and clinical levels. Responsibilities will include: (1) collaborate and consult with College faculty and students on ongoing research projects, focusing on the design and use of statistical and analytical methods; (2) contribute to the development of government-and industry-sponsored research grants; (3) teach entry level and advanced statistical concepts and methods to optometry and graduate students; and (4) maintain licensed statistical and analytical software packages for the College. In addition, the position will provide opportunity for development of an independent research program.

Position Qualifications
Applicants should have a doctorate in biostatistics or statistics and applied experience in the application of biostatistics in a medical, preferably ophthalmic or optometric, setting.  The ideal candidate will have prior experience in data management in patient-based research, a successful track record in collaborative research resulting in peer-reviewed publications and grant funding, and relevant teaching experience.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter describing their qualifications together with their curriculum vitae and a list of three references.

Dr. Stewart Bloomfield
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research
SUNY College of Optometry
33 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036
Email:  sbloomfield@sunyopt.edu

Applications will be accepted on a continuing basis until the position is filled.

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