Open Rank Faculty Position - Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
September 5, 2018
Piscataway Township, New Jersey
Full Time - Experienced
The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Rutgers School of Public Health has openings for open rank, tenure track faculty in biostatistics. We are open to candidates with a wide range of scholarly expertise that would complement and enhance our current Department strengths, which include: big data, clinical trials, Bayesian nonparametrics, causal inference, missing data, psychometrics, and statistical computing. We think of the development of new biostatistical methods in the broadest sense, including innovations in design, software for data management and visualization, computation, and analysis. Candidates for associate professor should have an established, extramurally funded research program. We seek creative, passionate individuals who are motivated to understand and improve public health and population wellbeing through scholarship, service, mentorship, and translation. Successful candidates will also contribute actively to our teaching mission using modern pedagogical techniques, engage in creative curriculum development, and mentor MPH, MS, and doctoral students. An interest in collaborating in the development of training programs is also desirable. An attractive recruitment package will include a competitive salary and start-up funds.
Under the leadership of the new Dean, Perry N. Halkitis, The Rutgers School of Public Health is undergoing dynamic and transformative growth, including the addition of multiple faculty members this year. The Rutgers School of Public Health is devoted to employing an innovative, interdisciplinary model, which aims to improve health locally, domestically and worldwide through a unique blend of public health research, practice, and education.
The CEPH-accredited Rutgers School of Public Health offers multiple master and doctoral degrees, dual-degree, certificate, and articulated BA/BS-MPH degree programs. Applicants will find a wide range of collaborative experts within the School (sph.rutgers.edu) and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS; rbhs.rutgers.edu), including the Cancer Institute of New Jersey (cinj.org), the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research (ihhcpar.rutgers.edu), and the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute (eohsi.rutgers.edu). Rutgers is a leading national research university and New Jersey’s preeminent public institution of higher education. Chartered in 1776 as Queen’s College, it is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States and a member of the AAU, the Big Ten and the CIC. Rutgers is comprised of Rutgers University-New Brunswick, Rutgers University-Newark, Rutgers University-Camden, and arching over all three locations, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. Rutgers is located at the center of the Boston to Washington, DC corridor, with access to New York, Philadelphia, and the Atlantic Ocean beaches within an hour.
Applications will be received and reviewed until the positions is filled.
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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent public institution of higher education. Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.
About Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 69,000 students and 22,500 full- and part-time faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.