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DATE ADDED: Wed 20/11/2019

Research Assistant Professor - Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position

Chicago, IL, US
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COMPANY: LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO

JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

Research Assistant Professor - Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position
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Job Title
Research Assistant Professor - Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position






Position Title
Research Assistant Professor - Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position






Position Number







Job Category
University Faculty






Job Type
Full-Time






FLSA Status
Exempt






Campus
Maywood-Health Sciences Campus






Location Code
CTR FOR HLTH OUTCOMES & RES






Department Name
PUBLIC HEALTH SCIENCES






Is this split and/or fully grant funded?







Duties and Responsibilities


Duties and responsibilities
? Provide biostatistical support on grant applications
? Works in close collaboration with faculty in the Health Sciences Division to develop predictive and prescriptive models from large, heterogeneous data sets, using statistical, machine learning, and other advanced data science methods
? Performs data exploration of large data sets for hypothesis generation and knowledge discovery
? Supports applications for external funding, in particular, developing and writing data science methodology in grant proposals
? Develops algorithms and software for health care analytics
? Provides data science lectures and workshops for the Health Sciences Division








Qualifications


Minimum education or experience
? Education: Doctorate in Data Science or related field
? Experience
Required:
3-5 years of experience as a biostatistician, data scientist
Past experience as co-investigator on federally (NIH) funded projects
Preferred:
6-10 years of experience as a data scientist








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Working Conditions







Minimum Education and/or Work Experience


The Center for Health Outcomes and Informatics Research (CHOIR) at Loyola University Chicago is seeking a full-time Research Assistant Professor (non-tenure track faculty position) to support biomedical research across the Health Sciences Division. The successful candidate will work closely with Dr. Fran?ois Modave, director of CHOIR, and HSD faculty, and staff to provide biostatistical support on grants, research projects, and sprint projects with our clinical partners.
Duties and responsibilities
? Provide biostatistical support on grant applications
? Works in close collaboration with faculty in the Health Sciences Division to develop predictive and prescriptive models from large, heterogeneous data sets, using statistical, machine learning, and other advanced data science methods
? Performs data exploration of large data sets for hypothesis generation and knowledge discovery
? Supports applications for external funding, in particular, developing and writing data science methodology in grant proposals
? Develops algorithms and software for health care analytics
? Provides data science lectures and workshops for the Health Sciences Division
Minimum education or experience
? Education: Doctorate in Data Science or related field
? Experience
Required:
3-5 years of experience as a biostatistician, data scientist
Past experience as co-investigator on federally (NIH) funded projects
Preferred:
6-10 years of experience as a data scientist
Computer Skills:
? Proficiency with statistical packages such as SAS or R
? Proficiency with a high-level programming language such as Python, Java, etc. preferred
? Proficiency with modern data science tools such as Tensorflow, Keras, etc. preferred
Qualifications:
? Excellent written and verbal communication skills
? Ability to work well in multidisciplinary teams
? High attention to detail, maintaining accuracy and consistency
? Ability to plan, coordinate, and prioritize multiple tasks and projects




The Center for Health Outcomes and Informatics Research (CHOIR), a component of Loyola University Chicago's Health Sciences Division, serves to educate and engage clinical faculty, healthcare professionals, resident physicians and health sciences students in the fundamentals of health outcomes research and data-driven healthcare delivery. CHOIR's primary objective is to create a data-driven culture in the service of improved outcomes and health equity. CHOIR is a core strategic collaboration between Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences and Loyola University Health System in their shared mission of education, research and service to others. In the Jesuit tradition, the phrase Cura Personalis speaks to Loyola's distinctive person-centered approach to education.




Interested candidates are required to complete an online application including the submission of CV, cover letter, and contact information for at least 3 references. Questions should be addressed to Dr. Modave at #removed#








Open Date
01/17/2019






Close Date







Special Instructions to Applicants







Quick Link for Posting
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Job Number
8550394






Organizational Location
Health Sciences Campus


















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+ Curriculum Vitae






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+ Research Statement




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