Tenure Track, Assistant or Associate Professor of Biostatistics
The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health (SPH), Texas A&M University, invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Consideration will be given to applicants with an excellent research and teaching record. All research areas will be considered. Preferred areas of research include, but are not limited to: statistical genetics, quantitative methods in genomics, proteomics, or computational biology, meta-analysis, spatial-temporal modeling, and machine learning. Candidates are expected to actively collaborate with faculty members in the Texas A&M Health Science Center, and to develop their own program of funded research. Teaching and mentoring students are also expected. These two positions both have a full time, 9-month appointment, with a preferable start date of September 1, 2019.
Job duties will include: teaching up to four courses per academic year, conducting externally funded research, and participating in service to the Department, School, University, and the profession. All faculty are expected to assist with programmatic growth (e.g., new courses), assessment, and strategic development.
Applicants are expected to hold a PhD or other doctoral degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, or a closely related field by the start of employment. As appropriate for rank, preferred qualifications include: 1) experience and expertise in interdisciplinary research; 2) strong record of securing extramural research/grant funding; 3) expertise in statistical methods and concentration areas that will contribute to the enhancement of the curriculum; and 4) evidence of active involvement in service-related activities. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent research program.
About Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health
The Texas A&M School of Public Health is committed to transforming health through interdisciplinary inquiry, innovative solutions, and development of leaders through the Aggie tradition of service to engage diverse communities worldwide. At the school, our professors care about impacting the community with their research as well as their students. Professors have research projects ranging from emergency preparedness to community health development. Yet, each of them share a passion for learning. Students use faculty as advisors, and each student participates in a practicum during their stay. Students have conducted epidemiologic studies, assisted in programs/centers of faculty, and many others have served as interns in Texas and abroad.