Biometrics/biostatistics, Computer systems analysis/Programming, Data analysis/processing
Qualifications: A PhD in Biostatistics or Statistics is required. Recent PhD graduates, with teaching experience, are most especially encouraged to apply. We seek outstanding individuals with a commitment to teaching, research and consulting.
Responsibilities: Preferred qualifications include knowledge in statistical programming languages such as R and Python.Coordinate the development of analysis plans, table shells, programming and table specifications, the production of tables, listings and figures, data review and statistical analysis. Teaching up to two courses each semester for Master’s and Doctoral Program. Primary duties for teaching are biostatistics or assigned as relevant to expertise. It will also include thesis/dissertation and advisement of Masters and Doctoral students. Service includes internal and external committee’s. A strong commitment to quality teaching, research, service, and engagement in collaborations with public health, medical, dental, and biomedical research at Meharry Medical College is expected. The teaching load is one to two graduate courses per semester. For senior appointments, it is expected that faculty will take on a leadership role in expanding the teaching, research, and service missions of the College.
Position is open until filled.
Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility.
Application Procedures: For full consideration, submit a letter of application, a statement of teaching and research interests, and curriculum vitae. Candidates should also arrange for three reference letters to be submitted. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should send electronic applications to:
Chair, Dr. Mohammad Tabatabai, Search Committee
Division of Public Health Practice
School of Graduate Studies & Research
Meharry Medical College
1005 Dr. DB Todd Jr. Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37208
c/o Jeri Hollins-Summers
Administrative Assistant Division of Public Health Practice
Strong commitment to quality teaching, research, service, and engagement in collaborations with public health, medical, dental, and biomedical researchers at Meharry Medical College is expected. As part of the Meharry Medical College Research Core, prospective candidate is expected to provide statistical support to public health, medical, dental and biomedical. The teaching load is one to two graduate courses per semester. For senior appointments, it is expected that faculty will take on a leadership role in expanding the teaching, research, and service missions of the College. The Biostatistician will participate independently and as a member of a research team in the design, conduct, and analysis. The Biostatistician will be responsible for programming efforts related to study monitoring and analysis, and may be asked to participate in writing efforts. The candidate will work with cross functional teams of scientists and clinical and regulatory experts. Applicants should have awareness of, and sensitivity to, the educational goals of a multicultural population, as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching, and other comparable experience. Excellent communication skills, written and oral.
Additional Salary Information: Rank and salary will be determined by the candidate’s credentials.
About Division of Public Health Practice at Meharry Medical College
Meharry Medical College (MMC), located in Nashville, Tennessee, is the largest private comprehensive historically black institution for educating health professionals and scientists in the United States. Its Mission is to provide excellent education and training in the health sciences, while placing special emphasis on providing opportunities for African Americans, other ethnic minorities and individuals form disadvantaged backgrounds. The college is committed to the delivery of high-quality, patient-oriented health services and to conduct research which fosters improved health outcomes and the elimination of health disparities. It is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Schools (SACS) with a student body comprised of more than 723 students from 43 states, the District of Columbia and 22 foreign nations.
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