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Assistant Professor, Biostatistics - University of Nevada, Reno

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Location: Reno, NV
Full-time position
Closing Date: September 30, 2017
Job #11704
Posted: August 17, 2017

The University of Nevada, Reno, School of Community Health Sciences is seeking a candidate for one nine-month, tenured track position in Biostatistics at the rank of Assistant Professor. The School offers an MPH in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Social-Behavioral Health, and Health Administration and Policy and BS in Community Health Sciences, with a plan to develop MS in Biostatistics and provide substantial support to the PhD in Public Health in Epidemiology and Social Behavioral Health. Research and teaching interest should be in the area of biostatistics. The successful applicant is expected to engage in both independent and collaborative research projects, teach successfully in the graduate and undergraduate programs, provide statistical consultative support to other health researchers in the university system and engage in the development of a new School of Public Health.

The University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant institution of higher education and is one of eight institutions of higher education governed by the State of Nevada System of Higher Education. With a growing and increasingly diverse student enrollment of approximately 21,000 including over 2,800 graduate students, the University provides a comprehensive selection of degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. The University is currently classified (Carnegie) as “Research University/High” which places it among the top 200 colleges and universities in the United States. The University of Nevada, is located 45 minutes from Lake Tahoe and within four hours from San Francisco and the Napa-Sonoma wine country.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.


PhD. in biostatistics/statistics or related areas by 07/01/2018.

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  1. Resume/CV
  2. Letter of Application/Cover Letter
  3. Reference Contact Information

Questions? Contacts:

Bonnie Coker,, 775-682-7084
Minggen Lu,, 775-682-7103

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