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Assistant/Associate Professor, Biostatistics (T/TE)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Public and Environmental Health

Posting Number: req7228

Department: Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Location: UAHS - Tucson

Address: 1295 N. Martin Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights

The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor in Biostatistics. The purpose of this position is to increase teaching and research capacity for the Biostatistics education program particularly for the PhD degree in biostatistics. The Associate or Assistant Professor will participate in collaborative biomedical research in addition to maintaining an individual research program.

The successful candidate is expected to develop and teach either graduate-level or undergraduate courses, mentor graduate students, and contribute to the research and service mission of the college. Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. The college is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty - minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Sustain an independent program of biostatistical research.
  • Develop and teach graduate and undergraduate level biostatistics courses.
  • Supervise Masters and Doctoral students in the Biostatistics Program.
  • Deliver collaborative statistical support for research personnel in the Arizona Health Sciences Center and MEZCOPH.
  • Participate in intramural, extramural and outreach service.

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD or equivalent in Biostatistics or Statistics.
  • Documented sustained scholarly achievement. 
  • Potential for teaching and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students.

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 4 years of post-PhD experience. 
  • Demonstrated experience working with biomedical and other researchers. 
  • Expertise in causal inference, design and analysis of clinical trials and/or methods for the analysis of real world data. 
  • Experience or promise for obtaining external funding.

Rank: To be Determined

Tenure Information

Tenure Track (T/TE)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: DOE

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Zhao Chen |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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