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Research Assistant Professor

The Center for Outcomes Research and Epidemiology in the College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Research Assistant Professor position.  

The successful candidate would be fully engaged in the diverse outcomes-based research and training programs of the Center.  Multiple research opportunities are available so the research focus can be tailored to the individual and program priorities. This full-time unclassified faculty position provides University benefits and allows salary support reflecting qualifications and experience. 

The successful candidate must be a PhD epidemiologist with experience in health outcomes research, economics, livestock health/performance, or food safety.  Documented skills in study design, statistical analysis, and interpretation of data from epidemiologic research, and the ability to contribute to grant writing and other mechanisms of developing research funding are required. Interest and experience teaching or delivering technical training and continuing education to professionals would be an asset. In addition, experience with quantitative methods (including risk assessment) is essential.  Excellent oral and written communication skills are expected. 

Preferred qualifications are a DVM with experience in production systems or large-scale population databases for animal health and economic decision making, board certification in the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology Specialty), and knowledge and applied expertise in experimental, observational, and synthesis research design/analysis methods. 

To apply, please submit an application along with a cover letter, CV and letters from three professional references at  http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/501181/research-assistant-professor-center-for-outcomes-research-and-epidemiology 

Screening of applications begins May 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.  


Post-Doctoral Research Associate

The Center for Outcomes Research and Epidemiology in the College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, is seeking applicants for a full-time Post-Doctoral Research Associate position.

We seek candidates with documented skills in study design, statistical analysis, and interpretation of data/results from epidemiologic research, and the ability to contribute to grant writing and other mechanisms of developing research funding. Interest and experience teaching or delivering technical training and continuing education to professionals would be an asset. Multiple diverse, and robust, research opportunities are available so the research focus can be tailored to the individual and program priorities. Current methodological focus areas of the group include risk assessment, Bayesian methods, network modeling, structural equation modeling, meta-analysis, mixed effects linear models, infectious disease modeling, real-time surveillance, and the development of practical decision tools. This full-time unclassified position provides University benefits and allows excellent salary support reflecting qualifications and experience.

PhD in epidemiology, animal science, biostatistics, agricultural or pharmacoeconomics, or a related field is required. Excellent oral and written communication skills, and a collaborative philosophy will be emphasized.

Preferred qualifications are a DVM, experience with large-scale population databases for animal health and economic decision making, and knowledge and applied expertise in experimental, observational, and synthesis research methods.

To apply, please submit an application along with a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references at http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-usjob/497482/fellow-post-doc-center-for-outcomes-research-education