University of North Texas – Assistant Professor of Biostatistics

Company Information: The Department of Mathematics and the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of North Texas invite applications for a joint tenure-track assistant professor position in biostatistics, statistics, or a closely related field. The appointment is expected to begin in Fall 2019.

With about 38,000 students, UNT is the largest university in Dallas-Fort Worth and the 33rd largest in the nation. We offer 101 bachelor’s degrees, 82 master’s degrees, and 38 doctoral degrees, many nationally and internationally recognized. UNT is a student-focused public research university and is the flagship of the UNT System. The Department of Mathematics has 34 faculty members and about 60 graduate students, and the Department of Biological Sciences has 50 faculty members and about 200 graduate students. Both departments offer degrees through the Ph.D. Further information may be found at http://www.math.unt.edu and https://biology.unt.edu.

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Biostatistics

Duties and Responsibilities: The responsibilities of the position are to pursue research and teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including biostatistics.

Position Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. Preference will be given to applicants with
• Postdoctoral training
• Undergraduate and/or graduate level teaching experience
• A strong interest in interdisciplinary research

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Application Information: Applicants must apply online at http://facultyjobs.unt.edu: the posting identification number is 6002005. The application must include a cover letter, a current vita, unofficial transcripts (official transcripts are required upon hire), a research statement, a teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation. The letters must be uploaded to www.mathjobs.org by their authors. Inquiries regarding the position, but not the application materials, may be directed to Dr. Rajeev Azad, Search Committee Chair, at Rajeev.Azad@unt.edu.

Review of applications begins September 15, 2018. Applications will be reviewed weekly thereafter until the search is closed.

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