Assistant or Associate Professor Department of Biostatistics, College of Public Health
University of Nebraska Medical Center
April 17, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The Department of Biostatistics, College of Public Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, seeks outstanding faculty candidates for an Assistant or Associate Professor for a tenure-leading position; rank commensurate with qualifications. Opportunities for research collaborations exist in many areas, for example, oncology, neurology, rheumatology, communication disorders, nanomedicine, pulmonary, HIV and other specialties. The responsibilities include campus and intercampus collaboration and partnerships to pursue grant funding, teaching, curriculum development and advising in expanding MPH and PhD programs in biostatistics and public health. Commitment to scholarly growth is expected, and opportunity for independent research is provided. Strong track record of statistical methodology and collaborative work is required as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications and grant-supported research. Faculty are expected to provide committee service at the department, college and university level, and contribute to the development and success of the biostatistics department and the college.
Preferred areas of emphasis include: big data, statistical analysis of high dimensional data, or statistical methodology for clinical trials or observational studies.
Required Qualifications: Applicants must have a PhD in Biostatistics, Statistics, or an equivalent field.
Supplemental Qualifications: Candidates should be comfortable working across disciplines with experience in biostatistical consulting preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. They should have experience teaching culturally diverse students from various disciplines, a strong commitment to graduate teaching and advising, and evidence of teaching excellence.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preferred start date is September 1, 2018.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply at http://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/37857 and attach a 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) listing of three references, and 4) statements of teaching philosophy and research philosophy in a single pdf file.
UNMC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.