Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Portland State University (PSU) School of Public Health (SPH) seeks candidates with strong training in statistics/biostatistics, or related areas, as well as excellent teaching and collaborative skills. This 12-month position will be at assistant professor level and the faculty member will primarily teach graduate level core biostatistics courses (1-2 per term), develop and teach elective biostatistics courses in a substantive topic, advise and mentor graduate students, as well as engage in scholarly activities and contribute to the shared governance of the School. The faculty member will also have the opportunity to develop a research program with a mixture of collaborative and independent research and/or participate in the Biostatistics & Design Program, OHSUs core resource for biostatistics collaboration.
This position reports to (supervisor): Richard Johnson, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, and the incoming faculty will be part of the Biostatistics group within the SPH.
Teach biostatistics courses at the masters and doctorate level within the School of Public Health
Develop and teach an elective course in a substantive area of biostatistics that is consistent with the applicants expertise
Advise and mentor graduate students
Engage in scholarly and research activities
Attend faculty meetings and advance the strategic goals of SPH and OHSU, contribute to the shared governance of the SPH, and engage in collegial activities in support of the SPH and OHSUs mission.
A PhD or equivalent degree in statistics, biostatistics or related discipline by the position start date.
Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of audiences
Commitment to educational equity and promotion of diversity
Experience teaching graduate level courses in biostatistics or related topic areas
Experience with online teaching, including online curriculum development and assessment
Experience providing mentoring and/or advising graduate students
Experience in collaborative biostatistics research and/or interest in conducting independently-funded research
Apply for this job here. Interested applicants should submit electronically:
(i) cover letter
(ii) curriculum vitae
(iii) teaching statement (including teaching approach, philosophy and experience)
(iv) research statement (including interests, progress and goals) and
(v) Names and contact information of three references. Finalists will be asked to supply reference letters.
Review of applicants will begin in mid-June and continue until the position is filled.
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