Department of Public Health Sciences
College of Health and Human Services
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Biostatistics or Statistics. This nine-month, tenure track position is located in the Department of Public Health Sciences. The successful candidate will also contribute to the UNC Charlotte Data Science Initiative, an industry-university-state partnership to enhance North Carolina's analytics talent and stimulate strategic innovation (http://dsi.uncc.edu). The expected start date is August 15, 2017.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research university (www.uncc.edu), the fourth largest of 17 institutions in the UNC system. The 1,000-acre campus serves a diverse and growing student body of over 27,000, including more than 5,200 graduate students enrolled in 76 master's and 22 doctoral programs, with a faculty of over 1,000. Charlotte, the 17th largest city in the U.S., is a dynamic, diverse metropolitan area of 2.4 million people with a strong, diversified economic base that supports excellent cultural and recreational amenities, outstanding health facilities, and a major international airport.
The Department of Public Health Sciences (PHS) (www.publichealth.uncc.edu) is a member of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) with 24 full-time faculty serving over 900 undergraduate and 200 graduate students. The PHS is in the College of Health and Human Services, which also includes the Department of Kinesiology, School of Nursing, and School of Social Work.
The candidate must have a PhD in biostatistics or statistics by August 2017. We welcome applicants with the required PhD who have biostatistical experience in academic, government, industry, and /or the community settings. Applicants with teaching experience (both undergraduate and graduate), a strong commitment to quality teaching and mentoring both students and if applying for more senior position, mentoring both students and faculty are preferred. Successful candidates will also have a commitment to service at all levels, the ability to contribute to our diversity initiatives, and strong communication skills.
Electronic applications are required: http://jobs.uncc.edu (position #004715). Your application must include: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, description of a research agenda, teaching statement and contact information for three references. The review of completed applications will begin January 3, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. We invite you to contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Larissa Huber (firstname.lastname@example.org) for questions or to arrange a confidential discussion about this position. All inquiries and applications will be confidential.
As EOE/AA and an NSF ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. Applicants are subject to a Criminal Background check. We actively seek applicants who can contribute to our University's Diversity Plan (http://diversity.uncc.edu/diversityplan/CampusDiversityPlan.pdf).