The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston - The Children's Learning Institute (CLI) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. Successful candidates will have an established research program in statistics with an emphasis on methodology and interests in interdisciplinary research related to the mission of the CLI. Candidates should have an established record of publication in leading journals and success in obtaining extramural funding. This position is a 12-month position with an initial full salary package for 3 years. When grants and contracts offset salary, this package can provide protected salary coverage in later years. Continuation of this appointment is contingent upon the availability of funding, Institute needs, and satisfactory performance in the position.
Duties include, but are not limited to the following:
-Serve as the lead statistician for ongoing research projects (including research studies and technical assistance projects). -Oversee data analysis processes, conducting analyses, and writing up results for collaborative dissemination activities (manuscripts, presentations, etc.). -Work collaboratively with faculty at CLI to write grants and secure funding to carry out the research mission of CLI. This includes providing methodological strategies, preparing data analysis plans, and conducting power analyses for grant proposals to federal, state and foundation funding sources. -Collaborate with faculty on analysis and publication of existing datasets using a wide array of data analytic approaches, including factor analysis, structural equation modeling, item response theory, multi-level and growth-curve modeling, and latent class analysis, as well as emerging approaches for analysis of data from small clinical samples. -Publish research findings in top-tier journals. -Participate in post-doctoral training opportunities, including collaboration and providing research seminars for post docs and faculty on methodological issues. -Contribute to the University's research and teaching mission.
A Ph.D. in statistics or a closely related field is required.
For more information about the institute, go to www.childrenslearninginstitute.org.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please note all candidates must submit an application through the UTHealth online posting system to be considered for the position at https://jobs.uth.tmc.edu, Requisition#172010. Please note only applications received through the online system will be considered.
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About The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
The Children’s Learning Institute at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), under the leadership of founder and director Dr. Susan H. Landry, combines data and studies from the fields of psychology, neurodevelopment, education and child development to provide proven learning solutions derived from, and supported by, documented research. The Children’s Learning Institu...te strives to be the preeminent source for proven clinical and educational programs covering early childhood through adolescence.