The Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) of the American University of Beirut currently seeks for its Department of Epidemiology and Population Health (EPHD) a candidate with a doctoral degree in Biostatistics, Statistics or related fields, for a tenure track position in the rank of assistant, associate or full professor, depending on qualifications. Visiting positions at all levels may be considered. The Department launched its first PhD Program in Epidemiology in the AY 2019-20 and is in the process of seeking approval for a Master’s Program in Biostatistics.
The candidate should have proven record of teaching biostatistics for undergraduate and graduate students, advising and mentoring graduate and medical students and conducting independent research evidenced by peer-reviewed published articles.
The candidate is expected to contribute to the:
Teaching of basic and advanced biostatistics courses to undergraduate and graduate (master’s and doctoral) students as well as to the mentoring of students in their theses and research work. Courses include but are not limited to theoretical foundations of statistics, survival data analysis, regression and ANOVA, generalized linear mixed models and analysis of high-throughput data
Expansion of graduate education at FHS at the Masters and Doctoral levels
Development of applied quantitative research in the fields of biostatistics, epidemiology, clinical research and population studies in collaboration with other biostatisticians, public health or medical professionals.
Outreach programs at the Faculty, participating in professional service.
As part of its Graduate Public Health Program (GPHP), FHS offers an MPH program in three concentrations and two MS degrees. The GPHP has been accredited by the US Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) since 2006. The EPH Department currently hosts an MPH concentration in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, an MS in Epidemiology, a PhD in Epidemiology, and an MS in Clinical Research (SHARP, jointly with Faculty of Medicine). The EPHD department also contributes to teaching in undergraduate and graduate programs at FHS and public health teaching in the Faculty of Medicine. Further information about AUB, FHS, and the Department can be found at: http://www.aub.edu.lb and http://fhs.aub.edu.lb
Interested candidates should submit their applications including a curriculum vitae, a letter outlining their research and teaching interests, and contact information for three referees to Dean Iman Nuwayhid (email@example.com) copied to Ms. Mona Katul (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Review of applications will start on May 30, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
The American University of Beirut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
About American University of Beirut
Founded in 1866, the American University of Beirut bases its educational philosophy, standards, and practices on the American liberal arts model of higher education. A teaching-centered research university, AUB has around 800 instructional faculty and a student body of around 8,000 students. The University encourages freedom of thought and expression and seeks to graduate men and women committed to creative and critical thinking, life-long learning, personal integrity, civic responsibility, and leadership.
The University, which was granted institutional accreditation in June 2004 by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools in the United States and reaffirmed in 2016, includes seven faculties: Agricultural and Food Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Architecture (Maroun Semaan Faculty?), Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing (Rafic Hariri School), and ?Business (Suliman S. Olayan School ).?
AUB currently offers more than 130 programs leading to the bachelor's, master's, MD, and PhD degrees. The University became coeducational in 1922; its student body is 50 percent male and 50 percent female. The language of instruction... is English (except for courses in the Arabic Department and other language courses).
The student faculty ratio is 11.2 to 1.