The Department of Statistics at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor beginning in August 2019. The position requires a Ph.D. degree in biostatistics or statistics obtained by December 31, 2019.
Expertise and interest in biostatistical research and teaching are required. Job duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, advising Ph.D. students, conducting research, pursuing external funding, and publishing in peer-reviewed journals. This is one of seven new positions in the WMU College of Arts and Sciences that are part of a faculty cluster established to build on our existing excellence in public health research and community engagement to create innovative public health solutions. The candidate is expected and has ample opportunities to collaborate with investigators of the public health cluster on research projects including those involving big data. For further information, please visit https://www.wmich.edu/arts-sciences/public-health-cluster-hire.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled but applications must be received before December 1, 2018 to guarantee full consideration. Applications should include a cover letter highlighting candidates’ qualifications, a curriculum vitae, a list of three (3) references, three (3) official letters of recommendation (sent to email@example.com), a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, and transcripts of all graduate work. In their letter of application, candidates are encouraged to describe their potential contributions to the Public Health Solutions cluster. For applications, please visit https://wmich.edu/hr/jobs.
Ph.D in biostatistics or statistics, received by December 2019, with qualifications/interest in biostatistical applications
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Commitment to excellence in teaching
Maintain an outstanding research program in biostatistics
Expertise in biostatistics
Interests compatible with Public Health Solutions cluster research
Western Michigan University, located in Southwest Michigan, is a vibrant, nationally recognized student-centered research institution with an enrollment of nearly 25,000. WMU delivers high-quality undergraduate instruction, has a strong graduate division, and fosters significant research activities. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has placed WMU among the 76 public institutions in the nation designated as research universities with high research activities. WMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. As articulated in the College of Arts and Sciences strategic plan, we are committed to fostering a community of diverse, inclusive, equitable and globally-engaged scholars, learners and leaders. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classifies WMU among the nation’s fewer than 200 research universities.
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