Assistant/Associate Professor of Research - Occupational Therapy (OPEN RANK): Statistical Methodologist/Data Analyst
University of Southern California (USC)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: REQ20125439
The Mrs. T. H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy invites applicants for a full-time research faculty position (non-tenure track) at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor of Research (Statistical Methodologist/Data Analyst). The Chan Division has a vibrant and active research program in three core areas, each of which may cover a wide range of topics: 1) Health Promotion and Prevention (e.g., chronic conditions such as diabetes, healthy aging; 2) Rehabilitation, Health Service and Brain-Body (e.g., musculoskeletal sonography and occupational performance, neural plasticity and neurorehabilitation), and 3) Sensory Integration, Engagement, and Family Life for People with Autism and Related Neurodevelopment (e.g., the study of sensory processing, adapting environments for people with sensory sensitivities).
The successful applicant will serve as the statistician for some of these projects and will plan, conduct, and report on analyses. The position will include consultation with other faculty on data analysis, research planning, project development (included grant writing), and dissemination of findings. Qualifications include a PhD or the equivalent in biostatistics, quantitative psychology, statistics, epidemiology or similar. All applicants should have firm understanding of linear models generally. We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise and experience in clinical trials, causal models, hierarchical models, and/or epidemiology. Experience in machine learning, imaging data, social network, psychometrics, and/or survival analysis is also a positive. USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
The annual base salary range for this position is $95,000 - $115,000. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidateâs work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations.
As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.