The School of Nursing at the University at Buffalo (UB) seeks applications for a faculty member who will primarily act as a research and statistical consultant, as well as provide statistical instruction. The University at Buffalo is a premier, research-intensive public university and a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU). As the largest, most comprehensive institution in the 64-campus State University of New York system, UB’s research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. The School of Nursing is one of five health science schools within the University and offers degrees at the BS, MS, DNP and PhD levels. The School is dynamically building its research enterprise, as well as expanding its stellar academic programming. The University community is collegial, engaged and inclusive — dedicated to creating a vibrant and welcoming atmosphere with a rich diversity of people and ideas from around the world. Students, faculty, staff and the community benefit from everyday exposure to different perspectives, thereby gaining broad awareness and celebrating accomplishments. The University’s openness and ambition create a culture of participation that encourages each of its members to engage collaboratively with peers at other institutions in research, scholarship and other collaborative endeavors.
This faculty position will have an integral role in fostering innovative research by supporting faculty and student researchers affiliated with the School of Nursing. This is a unique position that emphasizes the application of biostatistics/statistics to research and instruction. The individual will promote high-quality research by providing expertise on proper research design and assist researchers in ethical and accepted methods of data analysis and interpretation. They will have the opportunity to collaborate with researchers of varying levels of experience and expertise; from novice students, faculty, and clinicians to experienced and extramurally funded researchers. Expertise working within multi-disciplinary teams, research methodology and advanced statistics is a requirement. It is expected that some collaborations will result in scholarly publications, grant applications, and funded research opportunities. The ability to teach advanced biostatistics as well as participate in courses related to evidence based health care, biomedical and health informatics and clinical research would also be part of the job duties for this position.
Earned doctorate in biostatistics/statistics
Experience in teaching and research methodology
Ability to provide consultations to faculty and doctoral students
Record of quality teaching and service appropriate to the Tenured or Research Track position
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Experience working with nursing and/or health science practice, education and/or research personnel
If an RN, holds an unencumbered RN license issued by the state of New York
Evidence of outstanding scholarship and current extramural funding
Additional Salary Information: Salary is based on experience and education
University at Buffalo School of Nursing.
The University at Buffalo has a rich tradition as a research university and we, at the School of Nursing are proud to be part of this dynamic world of discovery. By equipping our students with the skills and knowledge needed to meet the growing demands of global health care, our students are set up for success in the classroom and ultimately prepared for... their professional future.
With faculty members conducting research in emerging areas that advance nursing practice, shape health policy and impact the health of people, families and communities, our students are exposed to extraordinary opportunities to provide better patient care and develop new knowledge needed to improve patient outcomes.