As part of the University of South Carolina (UofSC) Excellence Initiative, the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Big Data Health Science Center (BDHSC) in the Arnold School of Public Health (ASPH) invite applications for a nine-month tenure-track position in Biostatistics at the rank of Associate Professor. Applicants with expertise in electronic health data from a variety of systems (e.g., the Department of Defense (DOD), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administrative claims), bioinformatic data, genomic data or geospatial data are particularly encouraged to apply; however, candidates from all areas of data science in public health will be considered. The successful applicant will be expected to maintain an active independent methodological research program, engage in multidisciplinary collaborative research in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and BDHSC, teach biostatistics courses to students in biostatistics, epidemiology and other fields, mentor graduate students, and contribute to the department, BDHSC and school through professional service.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
The successful applicant will have: an earned doctoral degree in biostatistics, statistics or closely related field with demonstrated evidence of high-quality scholarly research in developing data analytics; a successful track record of competitive external funding in support of research; at least 5 years of university-level teaching and/or research experience by the beginning of employment;
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 68417
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