The Rush Institute for Healthy Aging at Rush University Medical Center invites applications from candidates for tenure track faculty positions at the associate or full professor level to lead analytic and data management activities and staff in a thriving and growing multi-faceted research group with multiple community cohort studies, including epidemiologic studies and behavioral intervention and preventive trials. The successful candidate will also oversee an epidemiology and biostatistics staff for a university-wide core service and data network of the Chicagoland region. Candidates should preferably hold a doctoral degree in biostatistics. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in research. In addition, Rush University Medical Center has a strong and growing repository of clinical data that has been well organized and characterized, sourced from the Electronic Medical Record. Candidates with an interest in use of Electronic Medical Record data for research are strongly encouraged to apply.
Rush University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or Protected Veteran status.
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Rush is currently involved in more than 1,600 research studies, many NIH-funded. Rush’s long tradition of discovery dates back to determining the causes of scarlet fever, heart attacks and sickle cell anemia. Today we’re also leaders in neurosciences, cancer, immunology, infection, regenerative medicine and more. Join us in spearheading life-changing research at the national level.