Georgia State University – Biostatistics – Open Rank Professor (Log#19-094)

Company Information: Georgia State University is a leading urban research institution located in Atlanta, Georgia. The School of Public Health at Georgia State University is a CEPH-accredited program with more than 400 graduate and undergraduate students and over 50 faculty and academic professionals. Successful applicants will join a unique, contemporary, multi-disciplinary School of Public Health with emphasis in urban health research, applied public health, health policy, and community applications.

Position Title: Biostatistics – Open Rank Professor (Log#19-094)

Duties and Responsibilities: The School of Public Health is seeking an outstanding scholar to join the core faculty in the area of Biostatistics housed in a multi-disciplinary graduate public health program. Applicants should demonstrate research achievement in the statistical and quantitative sciences, including a strong potential for collaborative research with extramural funding support. The selected candidate will be expected to maintain their own research program, conduct collaborative work with public health researchers, and contribute to graduate teaching and mentoring. Teaching assignments will depend on the expertise and interests of the candidate as well as departmental priorities, but may include graduate-level introductory biostatistics and statistical computing courses.

Position Qualifications: A terminal degree is required in one of a variety of disciplines, including Biostatistics or Statistics. For persons in related fields with advanced analytic skills, there must be evidence of a specific doctoral or postdoctoral training emphasis in an associated domain such as applied statistics or quantitative methodology. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary, collaborative academic environment as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills. Prior teaching experience in a university setting and experience in applied statistical research and publishing is highly desirable.

Rank and tenure status at time of hire will be determined based on candidate experience, accomplishments, and years in service. Applicants at the assistant level are encouraged to apply.

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Application Information: Application Process: Interested individuals should submit: (a) A letter of interest that includes a description of their research program, accomplishments, goals, and evidence of teaching effectiveness; (b) a curriculum vitae; (c) up to three representative publications; and (d) names and contact information for three references. Send application materials to the attention of:

Matt Hayat, Chair, Biostatistics Search Committee (Log# 19-094)
School of Public Health, Georgia State University
P.O. Box 3995
Atlanta, GA, 30302
Phone: 404-413-1130

Electronic submissions are preferred and should be e-mailed to Please include Biostatistics Search Committee (Log# 19-094) in the subject line.

All applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. Other documentation may be requested of applicants considered for interviews. An offer of employment will be conditional upon a background investigation/verification. Georgia State University, a Research University of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Application Deadline: 12/31/2018