York University, Faculty of Health, School of Kinesiology and Health Science

Position ID: 2596-CRCII [#16860]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3, Canada
Subject Area: CRC(Tier 2) in Data Science and Biostatistical Methods with Applications to Population Health
Starting Date: 2021/07/01
Application Deadline: 2021/01/08 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/11/24, listed until 2021/01/08)
Position Description:    

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YORK UNIVERSITY, School of Kinesiology and Health Science, Faculty of Health, Toronto, Ontario.

Applications are invited from outstanding researchers for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Data Science and Biostatistical Methods with Applications to Population Health to commence July 1, 2021. The successful CRC is expected to have the necessary qualifications to be appointed as a professorial tenure-track or tenured professor at the Assistant or Associate level and must demonstrate: i) an outstanding (or potential to be outstanding) record of research and external funding, and; ii) excellence (or potential for excellence) in graduate and undergraduate teaching. This position will also provide new prospects in terms of teaching and learning by strengthening core offerings in research methods, and statistics, while introducing a variety of data science techniques to understand patterns of disease or the determinants of health at the population level. Applicants must have a PhD in biostatistics, computer science, engineering, bioinformatics, or a related discipline.

The Canada Research Chairs program seeks to attract outstanding researchers for careers at Canadian universities. Appointment to a Tier 2 Chair is for five years, renewable once, and comes with enhanced research support from the program. Tier 2 Chairs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars (i.e., those who, at the time of nomination, are within 10 years of attaining their highest degree, with consideration for career breaks). Further CRC program information and eligibility criteria can be found at the following website: http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to women, members of visible minorities (racialized groups), Aboriginal (Indigenous) people and persons with disabilities, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority.

The deadline for receipt of completed application is January 8, 2021.

For complete job description and application details, visit https://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/

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Contact: Dr. Angelo Belcastro, 416-736-5403
Postal Mail:
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario
M3J 1P3
Web Page: www.yorku.ca/acadjobs

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