University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing – Open rank / open tenure faculty statistician

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Position Title: Open rank / open tenure faculty statistician

Duties and Responsibilities: The nature of the work for the faculty statistician includes: teaching applied statistics courses in the nursing PhD program (mostly with R), preparing the quantitative component of the nursing PhD qualifying exam, collaborating on grant proposals, providing support to funded projects, collaborating on manuscripts and presentations, participating in dissertation committees, mentoring students and postdocs, and providing consulting in quantitative methods to faculty, among others. Depending on external funding and faculty statistician interests, the position may have different degrees of emphasis on the teaching, service, and scholarship components of the faculty role, however, teaching at least one or two courses a year will be required. A tenure track option expects the development of an independent program of research (in any area).

Position Qualifications: A minimum of a doctoral degree in Applied Statistics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, or related quantitative field is required.

Salary Range: Commensurate with professional background and experience.



Application Information: Applicants interested in this opportunity should submit: a letter of interest that addresses the above qualifications and how their philosophy and experiences qualify them for this position, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references through the Peopleadmin link below:

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
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