The Department of Biostatistics within the West Virginia University School of Public Health is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position. This is an open-rank (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) tenured or tenure-track position, depending on qualifications.
The successful candidate will have research and teaching interests in one or more areas of biostatistics. Our search goals include identifying a candidate able to develop or continue a record of external funding, scholarship, and contribute to teaching and curriculum development in Biostatistics. The position may be either a 9-month or 12-month appointment depending on the teaching interests and research commitments of the applicant.
An overview of our department can be found at: http://publichealth.wvu.edu/biostatistics/. In addition, opportunities for collaboration with newly formed institutes such as the Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute and the Heart and Vascular Institute might also be possible. Teaching in Biostatistics includes undergraduate and graduate teaching for public health majors and MS in Biostatistics students.
Qualified candidates must hold a terminal degree in Biostatistics or a closely-related field prior to their appointment. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates at the Associate or Full Professor level must also demonstrate evidence of successful teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels and a record of peer-reviewed research and external funding.
West Virginia University is a comprehensive, land-grant, Carnegie designated High Research public institution, with 32,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The Health Sciences Center includes the Schools of Public Health, Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry and Nursing, each of which offers professional and graduate training programs.
The School of Public Health is CEPH-accredited at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels. The concepts of social justice, inclusivity, collegiality and collaboration have intrinsic value in the School of Public Health. Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best small towns in the U.S. with affordable housing, excellent schools, a picturesque countryside, many outdoor recreational activities, and close proximity to major cities, such as Pittsburgh and Washington, DC.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter describing their research and teaching experience and interests, contact information for three references, and a current curriculum vitae. Please apply online at: https://wvu.taleo.net/careersection/faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=11333
Full letters of recommendation will be required once finalists have been identified.
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