The School of Public Health at the University of Memphis invites applications for a 9-month, state funded tenure track assistant professor position in Biostatistics with a focus on applied biostatistics. The anticipated start date is August 2019. The position is in the Division of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Environmental Health.
The CEPH accredited School of Public Health (https://www.memphis.edu/sph/) includes an MS degree in Biostatistics, and an MPH degree with concentrations in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Urban Health, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Health Systems Management. The School also offers an MHA degree in Health Administration and PhD programs in Epidemiology and Social and Behavioral Health Sciences. An undergraduate BSPH degree program is planned for Fall 2020.
Duties and responsibilities include teaching and mentoring graduate students, seeking extramural grants to support investigator-led research activity in a collaborative environment, and serving on committees to further develop, support, and enhance the Division and the School of Public Health. The successful candidate should have an interest in the application of (bio)statistical methodologies to health sciences, and develop and maintain an active research program, either epidemiologic methodology research or statistical methodology research.
Position Qualifications Candidates should have an earned doctoral degree in Biostatistics or a closely related field and experience commensurate with the academic rank of assistant professor. All areas in biostatistical methods research, including frequentist or Bayesian frameworks, are welcome. Applicants with collaborative experience with epidemiologists and researchers in public health and biomedical studies are highly encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: FAE909
About The University of Memphis
The University of Memphis is a comprehensive urban university classified as a Carnegie Doctoral Research Extensive public institution (http://www.memphis.edu/) enrolling approximately 23,000 students of whom 4,300 are in graduate programs. Extensive opportunities for collaborative research in and outside the School of Public Health are available. Prospects for collaboration exist with various University research centers including the FedEx Institute of Technology, W. Harry Feinstone Center for Genomic Research, Methodist Le Bonheur Center for Healthcare Economics, the School of Health Studies, the Loewenberg College of Nursing, and the School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy. Collaborative agreements allow for cross-institutional work with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, the West Cancer Center, and partnerships with Baptist Memorial Health Care, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare and other community health clinics and systems.