Overview

Applications are currently being accepted to fill two open rank tenure-track full-time clinical trials faculty positions at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health. These faculty positions will be a part of the Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials and also integrated into the research, teaching, and service roles within one of four departments (Biostatistics and Data Science/Epidemiology, Human Genetics, and Environmental Science/Health Promotions and Behavioral Sciences/Management, Policy, and Community Health). The Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials is celebrating 50 years of clinical trial leadership, design, management, execution, analysis, and dissemination (both NIH and industry sponsored). The School of Public Health has a thriving and diverse student body, and the school itself is located in the largest medical center in the country. The academic position would have access to research collaboration among the many hospitals and institutions in the Texas Medical Center.

Position Qualifications: A Ph.D. degree in biostatistics, statistics, or related field and/or an MD with experience in leading clinical trials is required. Significant experience in the execution of clinical trials. Strong communication skills (oral and written). Commitment to mentorship. Preference will be given to candidates who have:

• a background in public health studies
• an excellent track record of mentorship and working with graduate students
• expertise in grant writing
• a successful track record of manuscript publications
• a broad background in trial design (e.g. adaptive randomization, seamless trials, group
sequential monitoring, Bayesian adaptive design)
• experience with multicenter clinical trials
• experience with innovative trial designs and inclusion of complex data in clinical trials (e.g.,
EHR data, wearable devices, mobile health)
• use of auxiliary information or historical controls for trial planning

Applicants must demonstrate experience as an independent researcher with funded re- search studies, presentations at national and international conferences, and a record of high-quality peer-reviewed publications. The successful candidates will provide guidance and mentorship to graduate and post-doctoral students. The candidates will participate in classroom instruction and should be prepared to teach graduate level classes. Teaching commitment will be agreed upon with Department Chairs and the Curriculum Coordinator in the Department. We aim to recruit outstanding research scholars, and the compensation package will be competitive.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Candidates should submit a letter describing their qualifications and interests, unofficial transcripts of their degree, along with their curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to: https://www.uth.edu/hr/uthealth-careers. Please contact search committee chair, José-Miguel Yamal with any questions or concerns at email: Jose Miguel.Yamal@uth.tmc.edu entitling the correspondence as CCCT Faculty Search.

Website: https://sph.uth.edu/research/centers/ccct/

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About UTHealth School of Public Health - University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

The Department of Biostatistics and Data Science at the UTHealth School of Public Health has a 40+-year history at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and is committed to excellence in research, education and collaboration services in biostatistics and data science. The department currently has more than 20 full-time faculty members and 130 graduate students (MPH, MS and Ph.D). As one of the largest Biostatistics PhD programs in the country, our department is ranked second in the number of Biostatistics PhDs produced in the past five years (AMSTATNEWS, August 2018). Our strong research profile and collaboration within the Texas Medical Center — the largest medical center in the world— offer access and opportunities for career development. Houston has a temperate climate, an incredible diversity of people, food, and cultures, amazing shopping, world-class museums, and a low cost of living.