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Job Listings and Others 2016

May

Faculty Position, School of Public Health, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, P.R. China.

Description:
The Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Sun Yat-sen University,Guangzhou,China invites applications for a full-time faculty position (subject to the approval by the University) beginning August 14, 2016. The candidate could be a recent PhDs with outstanding potential. Those currently at the rank of assistant professor or a senior candidate at the rank of associate or full professor will be preferable. The candidate must have a doctorate in statistics, biostatistics, mathematics or bioinformatics, and should have strong research record and competence in teaching. All areas of statistics, applied mathematics, bioinformatics will be welcome. The instruction language is either Mandarin or English, and the teaching ability in both of Mandarin and English are required. According to your personal plan, you may choose one well matched position in our school : 1. Staff, 2.Research Fellow, 3. Postdoctoral Researcher. Interested applicants should send a cover letter of application, three letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae, research summary, and reprints to Ms. Zhong, Secretary of Personnel Affairs, School of Public Health:

Ms. Hua Zhong, Office of Personnel Affairs,

School of Public Health, Sun Yat-sen University,

74 Zhongshan 2nd Road, Guangzhou, 510080 P.R. China.

Email: zhongh37@mail.sysu.edu.cn

Tel : +86-20-87330672; Fax: +86-20-87335498

Website: http://gwxy.sysu.edu.cn/

February

Faculty Position, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R.O.C.

The Department of Applied Mathematics at National Sun Yat-sen University invites applications to fill a full-time faculty position (subject to the approval by the University) beginning August 1, 2016. Recent PhDs with exceptional potential at the rank of assistant professor or internationally well-established senior candidates at the rank of associate or full professor or adjunct assistant professor will be considered. A successful candidate must have a doctorate in mathematics or statistics, and should have strong research record and excellence in teaching. All areas of mathematics, applied mathematics, scientific computing, probability and statistics will be considered. Interested applicants should send, by March 10, 2016, a cover letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, research summary, reprints to

Faculty Search committee

Department of Applied Mathematics, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan, R.O.C.

Email: committee@math.nsysu.edu.tw

Tel : +886-7-5252000 ext. 3800, 3834; Fax: +886-7-5253809

Website: http://www.math.nsysu.edu.tw

Applicants should arrange three letters of recommendation sent directly to the above address. The instruction language is Mandarin and the ability of teaching in Mandarin is therefore required.

For Chinese verison, please click here.

January

Sr. Statistical Scientist-BioOncology/I2O-South San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.

Join a Team that Lives to Improve Lives

People come to Genentech from across disciplines and across the world to solve our most challenging medical conditions. You'll find inspiration in our passion for biotechnology, our purpose to positively impact the lives of millions of patients and our dedication to our people. Joining Genentech means being part of a tradition of inquiry that will change the world. It means embracing our failures as much as our successes. It requires a willingness to look beyond the edge of what's possible. And a focus on doing the day-to-day work that makes great science happen.

The Position

Genentech is currently looking to fill the Sr. Statistical Scientist, BioOncology/I2O position in South San Francisco. You will be aligned therapeutically with cross-functional Medical Affairs teams to provide statistical and analytical leadership in the development and execution of medical strategies, plans and projects.

Like other team members in Biostatistics, you will be responsible for the statistical integrity, adequacy and accuracy of pre-launch, launch and post-marketing clinical studies, other investigations and assessments, including exploratory analyses. As such, you will be a standing member of the assigned Medical Team, participate in other cross-functional projects or working teams and may lead Biostatistics teams

Given the nature of their positions, statistical scientists also work closely with their counterparts in Pharmaceutical Development and potentially Pharmaceutical Research and Early Development to align clinical data and statistics across varying drug development phases.

You will be expected to perform your responsibilities with increased expertise and independence.

Where assigned, you will also act as Medical Affairs representatives in related review and decision-making forums or committees, including, where applicable, representing Biostatistics input and data in health authority meetings, presentations and communications.

All Roche employees are expected to effectively contribute to cross-functional collaboration and coordination and comply with all laws, regulations, policies and procedures that govern our business.

Qualifications

To be considered for this position, you should hold the following qualifications, have the following experience, and be able to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities to be considered a suitable applicant. Please note that except where specified as "preferred," or as a "plus," all points listed below are considered minimum requirements. Years of experience listed below can be substituted with equivalent, relevant competency levels.

PhD + four years' experience or Masters Degree + seven years' experience in statistics/biostatistics (PhD is preferred)
Four or more years' clinical trial experience (experience in clinical trials through at least two complete trials/registries or comprehensive product exploratory analysis projects)
In-depth knowledge of ICH-GCP and other relevant standards and guidelines
Must demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of theoretical and applied statistics
In-depth knowledge of Phase IV/post-marketing drug development (knowledge of or experience with Phase I - III drug development is preferred)
Extensive experience in the principles and techniques of data analysis, interpretation and clinical relevance
Relevant therapeutic area (respiratory and immunology) knowledge is a plus

Skills/Abilities

Proven ability to perform statistical scientist responsibilities with increasing expertise and independence.
Demonstrated ability, through past experience, to competently manage the majority of biostatistics deliverables associated with assigned pre-launch, launch and/or post-marketing medical strategies, plans and tactics
Analytical and problem-solving capabilities and skills
In-depth knowledge of the multi-disciplinary functions involved in a drug development process, and can proactively integrate multiple perspectives into the post-marketing process for best end-results
Excellent project management skills
Strong interpersonal, verbal and writing communication and influencing skills
Proven track record of working highly effectively, efficiently and collaboratively with others. Proven experience and skills working with multi-disciplinary teams
Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
High proficiency with SAS and related statistical software packages
Business travel, by air or car, is required for regular internal and external business meetings

A Job with Benefits Beyond the Benefits

No matter who you are or what role you play, you'll help change the face of medicine and make a real difference in the lives of people facing the most challenging medical conditions. Plus, you'll thrive in our one-of-a-kind culture, where diversity is celebrated, employees are valued for their contributions and we all serve as advocates for change who continually find ways to do things better.

The next step is yours. To apply today, click on the "Apply" button below.

Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, has multiple medicines on the market for cancer and other serious illnesses.

Genentech is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Disability/Veteran

Apply Link: http://www.gene.com/careers/find-a-job/apply/00443788?src=JB-11480

January

Professor /Associate Professor/Assistant Professor-The School of Science and Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, P.R. China

Located in the Longgang District of Shenzhen, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK(SZ)) is a research-intensive university, established in 2014 through a Mainland–Hong Kong collaboration with generous support by the Shenzhen Municipal Government. It inherits the fine academic traditions of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and will develop its academic programmes in phases and offer courses in Schools of Science and Engineering, Management and Economics, and Humanities and Social Science.  The language of instruction is both English and Chinese, and the students who satisfy prescribed requirements will receive degrees of The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

The School of Science and Engineering at CUHK(SZ) has admitted its first batch of students in four undergraduate programmes (Computer Science and Engineering, Electronic Information Engineering, New Energy Science and Engineering, and Statistics) and one graduate programme (Financial Engineering) in 2015.  New undergraduate programmes will be launched gradually in the next few years, which includeMathematics, Genomics and Biomedical Informatics, Design and Manufacturing Engineering, etc. Research graduate programmes at both masters and PhD levels will also start from 2016. The School’s mission is to educate innovative and forward-thinking science and technology talents for the rapidly expanding economy of China and beyond, and to become a top science and engineering school nationally and internationally. More information on the School can be found at  www.cuhk.edu.cn/en/Xueyuan/ligong.html.

Post Specification

The School of Science and Engineering at CUHK(SZ) invites applications for faculty positions in all areas ofStatistical Science, Data Science, Mathematics, Bioinformatics and Genomics, Financial Engineering and Quantitative Finance.

Junior applicants should have (i) a PhD degree (by the time of reporting for duty) in related fields; and (ii) high potential in teaching and research. Candidates for Associate and Full Professor posts are expected to have demonstrated academic leadership and strong commitment to the highest standards of excellence. Appointments will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially, leading to longer-term appointment or tenure later subject to review. Exceptionally, appointment with tenure can be offered forthwith to candidates of proven ability.

Salary and Fringe Benefits

Salary will be comparable to international standards, commensurate with experience and accomplishments. Appointments will be made under the establishment of CUHK(SZ), and statutory benefits will be provided according to the relevant labor laws of Mainland China. The University will complement the fringe benefits with subsidized housing and supplemental medical care, for qualified candidates. Subsidies from government sponsored talent programs will also be made available for eligible candidates.

Applications (with CV, and three references) should be emailed to: hr-1@cuhk.edu.cn.

Applications/Nominations will be considered until the posts are filled.