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Position TitleTenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor of Biostatistics

Company Information

Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity and recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers 196 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU’s Medina Aquarius Program houses the Aquarius Reef Base, a unique underwater research facility in the Florida Keys. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this faculty position include teaching several graduate courses per year and supervision of both master and doctoral level students; collaborative and applied research mainly with faculty in health sciences (including assistance with grant applications and data analysis on funded grants); methodological research leading to peer-reviewed publications and grant funding; consulting within the Biostatistics Consulting Service Center; and providing other academic services to the Stempel College and FIU.

To apply, please go to and search Job Opening ID 516676. Complete applications must include a cover letter, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a graduate transcript, a two-page research and teaching statement. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three (3) references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by February 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is negotiable, but August 2019 is preferred. For additional inquiries, please contact the Chair of Search and Screen Committee, Dr. Tan Li at

Position Qualifications

A Doctoral degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Applied Mathematics, Statistical Data Science or related field.

Preference will be given to applicants with a promising record of applied and methodological publications; experience in consulting with other researchers; evidence of effective teaching; and the ability to work with diverse teams of colleagues. Preference also will be given to candidates with experience in applied public health or clinical research.