Assistant/Associate Professor

  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • North America
  • 5 days remaining

The Department of Biostatistics in the Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh seeks applicants for a faculty position with primary responsibility for providing leadership in development and delivery of school core curriculum in biostatistics. The position may be at the assistant or associate professor level (non-tenure track), to begin in fall 2018 or earlier. We seek outstanding individuals with a strong commitment to education and possible collaborative research. Responsibilities for this position will include providing leadership within the department and school on introductory biostatistics curriculum, participating at the national level in biostatistics education forums, teaching up to two courses per semester, and working on collaborative projects in the public health/medical setting.

Application Process 

A doctorate in Biostatistics, Statistics, or a closely related field is required. This position is open to new PhDs, postdoctoral fellows as well as more experienced candidates. The rank and salary will be determined by the candidate’s credentials. Candidates should submit a letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, a sample of recent teaching evaluations and a curriculum vita. Candidates should also arrange for three reference letters to be submitted, of which at least one letter should emphasize on the candidate’s teaching credentials. A commitment to the school’s values of respectful dialogue, cultural humility, and promotion of health equity is also essential. Electronic applications are preferred and should be sent to Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO / AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

Child Protection Clearances 

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

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