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Assistant Professor of Biostatistics - UNT Health Science Center

Location: Fort Worth, TX
Full-time position
Closing Date: open until filled
Job #11350
Posted: April 19, 2017
Description:

Assistant Professor of Biostatistics – School of Public Health

The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology in the School of Public Health at the University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) in Fort Worth is seeking an outstanding faculty colleague at the tenure-track Assistant Professor rank in the field of Biostatistics.  The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent program of methodological research as well as actively collaborate and provide statistical expertise to other researchers within the UNTHSC.  Although all research areas of biostatistics and statistics are welcome, candidates with expertise in statistical genetics, Bayesian statistics, missing data, big data, data mining, survey methodology, and clinical trials are highly encouraged to apply.  Other duties include teaching, mentoring of students, and service to the Department.  This is a full-time, 12-month position.

Position Qualification:

  • PhD or equivalent in biostatistics, statistics, or a related field is required prior to employment;
  • recognition or promise of outstanding contributions as a scholar;
  • successful record or promise of sponsored research and ability to foster a collaborative program of research;
  • enthusiasm for teaching;
  • commitment to inter-professional education and interdisciplinary

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY – Located in the Fort Worth cultural district, the University of North Texas Health Science Center is one of the fastest-growing academic health science centers in Texas. The University currently enrolls 2,700 graduate students who are pursuing degrees in public health, medicine, bio-medical science, pharmacy, physical therapy, and physician assistant studies. The University is well-positioned for rapid expansion, matching the growing population and economic vitality of the DFW Metroplex. At this time, the University of North Texas Health Science Center and Texas Christian University (TCU) are planning to launch a new allopathic (MD) medical school. This effort will establish the University of North Texas Health Science Center as one of the few campuses in the U.S. to support both an allopathic and an osteopathic college of medicine.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES – Interested applicants should submit a cover letter describing their background and experience, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references electronically through the following website:  https://www.unthscjobs.com/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp. For questions or additional information regarding the position, contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Subhash Aryal, PhD (Subhash.Aryal@unthsc.edu). 

DEADLINE -- Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

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