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Department Chair and Rollins Professor
Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University

The Rollins School of Public Health (RSPH) of Emory University is recruiting a dynamic leader with a forward-looking vision for this rapidly evolving field to serve as Chair of the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics (BIOS; Applicants should possess a doctoral degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, or a related discipline; a prominent record of academic research, scholarship, service, and teaching; a demonstrated capacity to secure external research funding; dedication to faculty career development and to training the next generation of biostatistics students; and strong advocacy for methodological and collaborative research.  Candidates should have a strategic understanding of trends in the field; demonstrated ability to foster creativity and innovation; and proven leadership and management abilities in a complex environment. The committee will accept applications from candidates with an established record that merits appointment as a tenured full professor. The Department Chair position is supported by an endowed Rollins chair.

The Department includes 35 primary faculty members currently supported by a wide range of external funding, as principal investigators, core directors, and co-investigators. Faculty investigators engage in research on a diverse range of issues such as survival analysis, spatial statistics, bioinformatics, imaging, statistical genetics, measurement error models, and clinical trials.  There is a strong tradition of collaboration between BIOS faculty and faculty from other departments in the school, university, and a wide range of government and non-governmental organizations.

Applicants should apply to Emory position 69371 and send a letter indicating their interest accompanied by a curriculum vita to:  Dr. Colleen McBride, Search Committee Chair, c/o Ashley Mastin (  Applications will be kept confidential and references will not be contacted without the permission of applicants.  See the full job ad at

The starting date is negotiable and salary is commensurate with qualifications. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Emory University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action / Disability / Veteran Employer.

Post Expires 5/03/2017


Assistant or Associate Adjunct In Residence

Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Biostatistics

The University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences is seeking to fill a faculty position  at the Assistant or Associate Adjunct series.

As an Assistant/Associate Adjunct In Residence, the appointee chosen for this position will be responsible for collaborative research, independent research, teaching, and mentoring. In addition, the appointee will manage the consulting process in the Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC).

Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in biostatistics or statistics and have experience in teaching statistics to non-specialist audiences. An established record of collaborative and independent methodological research is required, including recent peer-reviewed publications; demonstrated experience with the design, analysis, and reporting of epidemiologic and/or medical studies; and experience in obtaining grant funding. The successful candidate will have experience in managing a statistical consulting service. Candidates must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment.

The fields of specialization are open, but particular consideration will be given to candidates with experience and/or interests  in collaborative  biomedical research, and with focus in one or more of the following areas:

  • Clinical transitional science/clinical trials
  • Biomarker  discovery
  • “Big data” statistics: omics and/or administrative data
  • Environmental  statistics

Preference will be given to candidates with strong written and verbal communication abilities.

The Department of Public Health Sciences is a major research and teaching Department  in the  School of Medicine, with 31 full-time faculty members. In addition to epidemiologic research within the Department, Department faculty members have  active  collaboration with many  faculty  in other departments and  centers. Areas of active research  in the  Department  include  occupational/environmental  health,  cancer,  reproductive and women’s  health, aging, nutrition, infectious and pulmonary  disease and injuries/accidents.

Application Procedure and Deadline:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled through June 30, 2017. However, for full consideration, please go to: to submit your cover letter, CV, statement of research, statement of contributions to diversity, and names of three references by April 1, 2017. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Valerie M. Anderson by  email or phone 530-752-3627.

For more information regarding the UC Davis Department of Public Health Sciences, please visit the website at:

This recruitment is at the Assistant/Associate rank. The resulting hire will be at the Assistant/Associate rank, regardless of the proposed appointee’s qualifications.

UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus effective January I, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any property owned or leased by UC Davis– indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.

UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.

Post Expires 4/17/2017