Pranab K. Sen Distinguished Visiting Professor

Updated: 19 days ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Deadline: 01 Mar 2020

Classification Title:
Pranab K. Sen Distinguished Visiting Professor  
Working Title:
Pranab K. Sen Distinguished Visiting Professor  
Campus:
UNC-Chapel Hill  
Region:
Piedmont/Triangle  
Job Summary:
The Department of Biostatistics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) is seeking to recruit an aspiring international scholar in statistical science for the Pranab K. Sen Distinguished Visiting Professorship in Biostatistics. The position is for the fall semester beginning August 2020 for a period up to five months, or for summer 2020 up to three months. Preference will be given to applicants from developing countries as defined by the Departments of Biostatistics and Statistics and Operations Research and in consort with the dean of the Gillings School of Global Public Health. Preference will also be given to applicants who provide a plan of proposed research. The visiting faculty, who will come from an area of statistical science, broadly defined, including bioinformatics, will come to UNC-CH to conduct research, possibly teach, and interact with faculty, students, and the university community. The major benefit will be an intensive interaction of the visitor?s strong methodology background with applications to interdisciplinary research underway at UNC-CH. The visiting professorship, at the assistant, associate or full professor level, offers salary support commensurate with the rank. Financial support for other expenses such as travel is negotiable. Ideally, the visiting scholar will return to his or her home country for at least one year upon completing the appointment to further expand the reach of interdisciplinary work begun in Chapel Hill.  
Minimum Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants from developing countries as defined by the Departments of Biostatistics and Statistics and Operations Research and in consort with the dean of the Gillings School of Global Public Health. Preference will also be given to applicants who provide a plan of proposed research.Applicants should hold a PhD in statistics or biostatistics or have commensurate educational background.  
Position Number:
F002052  
Posting Date:
11/07/2019  
Closing Date:
03/01/2020
American Recovery & Reinvestment Act Funded:
No  

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