The Department of Public Health at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Biostatistics/Applied Public Health Statistics with appointment to begin Fall 2020. The Department (with approximately 1,700 undergraduate and 60 graduate students) offers a B.S. in Public Health (with focus areas in health promotion and disease prevention, environmental and occupational health and safety, and global health), and a Master of Public Health (with focus areas in health promotion and disease prevention, environmental and occupational health, and gerontological health). The Department offers multiple opportunities for research collaboration within and outside of its three research centers and across substantive areas and populations. Visit the Department of Public Health (http://hhd.fullerton.edu/pubh) and University (http://www.fullerton.edu) websites for additional information about our programs, offerings, and faculty.
California State University, Fullerton is a minority-serving institution, and an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals advancing the University’s strategic goals and those from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply.
CSUF faculty are committed teacher/scholars who bring research and creative discovery to life for students in classrooms, labs, studios, and individually mentored projects. They teach broadly in the curricula of their departments, advise students, and serve on departmental and university-wide committees. The primary responsibilities of the person in this position will include the development and teaching of introductory and core courses in the discipline, and the development of courses in their area(s) of specialization. Specific courses that this person will teach include public health courses in applied measurement and statistics. This person will also be responsible for producing scholarship/creative work commensurate with the requirements for tenure. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to and participate in the life and development of the department, advise students, serve on committees, and participate in the broader university and disciplinary communities.
· An earned doctorate in biostatistics or closely related field by time of appointment.
· Demonstrated ability or potential to provide high-quality undergraduate and/or graduate education and demonstrated ability or potential to teach courses in applied measurement and/or statistics to students from diverse backgrounds.
· Focused, ongoing, or potential for scholarly and creative activity in statistical applications to public health.
· Record of peer-reviewed publications and professional presentations and potential for obtaining external grants and funding.
· Potential for leadership activities in professional associations.
· The ability to work collegially with diverse faculty, staff, and students.
· The ability to actively contribute through service to both the university and professional associations.
The department is particularly interested in candidates in applied public health statistics with expertise in mental health and/or substance use or their determinants. Individuals interested and experienced in advancing the University’s strategic plan and high impact practice goals are strongly encouraged to apply.
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About California State University Fullerton
Cal State Fullerton is a leading campus of the CSU, serving as an intellectual and cultural center for Southern California and driver of workforce and economic development. We are an emerging national model for supporting student success through innovative high-impact educational and co-curricular experiences, including faculty-student collaborative research.