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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clin, Clin X, In-Res, Adj) - Surgery Biostatistician

Application Window

Open date: April 6, 2022

Most recent review date: Thursday, Jun 2, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Thursday, Apr 6, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

UC San Diego Department of Surgery ( is committed to excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and in search of an experienced biostatistician for an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor faculty appointment.

The candidate will hold a primary appointment in the Department of Surgery with the possibility of joint appointments in the School of Public Health. The successful candidate will report to the Vice Chair for Clinical Research with joint assignment to Division of Surgical Sciences.

The selected candidate will provide statistical support for all phases of health sciences research in the Department of Surgery. The selected candidate will also create and maintain data sets on institutional servers in compliance with University of California and national privacy and security standards. Extractioon and analyzing of relevant variables from specified data sets to structure HSR protocols will also be a component of the position.

The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant, Associate of Full Professor level will be based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:
HS Clinical Professor - see:
Clinical X Professor - see:
Adjunct Professor – see:
In-Residence Professor - see:

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales. Appointments may require candidates to be self-funded.

As a member of the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, the appointee should be aware that there are limitations on outside professional activities and clinical moonlighting is expressly prohibited. Additional information can be found here:


Basic qualifications (Required at Time of Application)

Candidates must have a Doctorate in applied biostatistics/statistics or similar field. Candidates must also have excellent computing skills in statistical software and a publication record documenting both self-directed and collaborative research. Candidates must have knowledge of clinical trials designs and the ability to program basic data presentations.

Preferred qualifications

Candidates with a broad range of research interests are preferred. Candidates with outcome research, quality improvement research and health disparities research are also preferred. Demonstrated success in securing intramural and extramural grant funding including statistical design and technical writing is preferred.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
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The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.

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