Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor of Biostatistics - Florida International University


CLOSING DATE: February 1, 2019


JOB #: 13513

POSTED: January 9, 2019


  • Opening Date: 2018-12-20
  • Job Opening Id: 516676
  • College/Division: Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work
  • Department: Biostatistics

Job Information

The Department of Biostatistics in the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work (RSCPHSW) at Florida International University (FIU) in Miami, FL, seeks applicants for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

Stempel College has approximately 80 faculty in Public Health, Dietetics and Nutrition, Social Work, and Disaster Preparedness. Uniquely located in Miami, FL, at the gateway to Latin America and the Caribbean, Stempel College faculty work to solve complex health and social welfare problems affecting underserved populations including environmental health issues, HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, mental health outcomes, and racial/ethnic disparities. The Department of Biostatistics is a growing group looking to be on the cutting edge of statistical science, as the discipline is rapidly changing and evolving. The department is seeking candidates with expertise in biostatistics and data science. All areas of research are of interest, although candidates with experience in big data analytics, biomedical informatics, statistical genetics, or computing are especially encouraged to apply.


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 facultycareers.fiu.edu 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 tanli@fiu.edu.


Minimum 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.

How to Apply:

How To Apply

Prospective Employee

If you have not created a registered account, you will be asked to create a username and password for use of the system. It is recommended that you provide an active/valid e-mail account as that will be the main source of communication regarding your status within the process.

In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment.  Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.

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