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Pennsylvania OFESSIONAL
■ Tenure Track Assistant Professor
of Statistics, Math/Stat Department,
Swarthmore College. Seeking PhD, with
SURVEY STATISTICIAN
excellent scholarship and undergraduate
OPPOR
teaching, including introductory courses.
Five semester courses yearly, often including
TUNITIES
multiple sections. For application and con-
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has an available position for a sur-
tact details, see www.swarthmore.edu/NatSci/
vey statistician within the Surveillance Research Program (SRP) of the
math_stat/position.html. Swarthmore Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer
College is an Equal Opportunity Institute. SRP manages the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results
Employer. Women and minorities are (SEER) Program, a comprehensive population-based cancer reporting
encouraged to apply.
system. It also provides leadership in developing statistical methods and
models for use in the analysis and presentation of cancer data.
■ University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton
School (Philadelphia): Tenure track or The Division uses surveys in a variety of ways from analyzing existing
tenured position beginning July 2009.
data sources to carrying out large, complex surveys in order to model
Applicants should show outstanding capacity
trends in cancer incidence, mortality, and survival and their relationship
and achievement in research as well as excel-
to changes in risk factors and cancer control practices in the population.
lent communication skills. The department,
Examples of methodological activities include designing household
located in the business school, is interested
surveys for familial histories of cancer, hierarchal modeling of survey
in applications in all scientific areas and
data linked to census and Medicare data to examine variation in cancer
provides services to the whole university.
screening rates, designing and analyzing tobacco supplements to large
To submit your application, visit www-stat.
national surveys, producing small area estimates of the prevalence of
wharton.upenn.edu/~buja/jobopening. The
cancer risk behavior, and developing methods for optimally combining
cross-sectional surveys.
University of Pennsylvania is an equal oppor-
tunity, affirmative action employer; women
The position includes responsibility for initiating and managing collab-
and minority candidates are strongly encour-
orative analyses with scientists from NCI and other institutes, agencies
aged to apply.
and academic centers and managing a portfolio of grants and contracts.
■ IMS is the one global source for phar-
The position requires a doctoral degree and several years post-doctoral
maceutical market intelligence, providing
experience. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essen-
critical information, analysis, and services
tial. Salary commensurate with experience. Located in Rockville, MD,
driving decisions and shaping strategies. A
near Washington, DC. Excellent benefi ts. U.S. citizenship or permanent
senior statistician (Plymouth Meeting, PA)
residency is required for federal positions. DHHS and NIH are equal
is needed to support U.S. Rx and sales ser-
opportunity employers.
vices and provide statistical methodology
support (e.g., building predictive models This position is subject to a background investigation. Please send a cov-
or estimating variances under complex er letter briefl y summarizing your experience and interests along with
survey sampling designs) for new and your CV, by e-mail, to:
existing commercial deliverables. Submit
resume: www.imshealth.com/careers (Req. #
Eric Feuer, Ph.D., Chief
3576BR). EOE.
Statistical Research and Applications Branch
Surveillance Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
■ Possible tenure-track, lecturer, visiting
positions. Collegial environment empha-
National Cancer Institute
sizing disciplinary and cross-disciplinary
Phone: (301) 496-5029
research and teaching. All areas of statistics
Fax: (301) 496-9949
welcome. Joint appointments possible
rf41u@nih.gov
with other units in the Pittsburgh area.
See www.stat.cmu.edu (email: hiring@stat.
Please visit our web pages:
cmu.edu). Send CV, research papers, rel-
http://seer.cancer.gov/
evant transcripts, and three recommenda-
http://surveillance.cancer.gov/
tion letters to Faculty Search Committee,
http://srab.cancer.gov/about/areas/gis_spatial.html
Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University,
Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA. Application
screening begins immediately, continues
until positions closed. Women and minori-
ties are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE.
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