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University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Department of Biostatistics in the School of Public Health is inviting applications from outstanding candidates for multiple full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor (12-month appointments with rank and tenure status commensurate with qualifications). 

Position details

Faculty will be expected and given the opportunity to develop their own independent line of research. In addition, substantial opportunities to collaborate and publish with other established investigators will be offered. This is an excellent opportunity to expand one’s career into one of the most rapidly progressing and in-demand areas of scientific research.


Candidates must have a background in biostatistics research methods, clinical trials, or statistical genetics research, a doctoral degree in biostatistics, mathematics or related, and a demonstrated ability to apply these techniques to biostatistics research. Proven ability to conduct innovative research is required. A successful track record of publication and collaboration as part of a research team is essential. It is expected that the successful candidate will cover a portion of their salary through participation in funded research collaborations or public health practice and will engage in service activities to the Department and School, including advising students’ practicum experiences and serving on thesis/dissertation committees. Graduate level teaching (minimum 1 course per year) is required.


Founded in 1978, the UAB School of Public Health has grown to 84 full-time faculty and 1243 students (in the 2021-22 academic year). In 2022, the School received $38.7 million in research grants and contracts and ranked 22nd in NIH funding among all 65 schools of public health. Diversity is one of the school’s values and strengths, with 48% of students identifying as a member of an underrepresented racial/ethnic group and 16% identifying as first-generation college students. Diversity is also one of the core values of the Department of Biostatistics and is essential to achieving excellence in research and education. In 2020, the School of Public Health received the Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

UAB is a very high research activity (R1) university and academic health center that discovers, teaches, and applies knowledge for the intellectual, cultural, social, and economic benefit of Birmingham, the state, and beyond. UAB is internationally renowned for its intensely collaborative culture that has — for more than five decades — produced breakthroughs in education, health care, research, and service. UAB received nearly $849 million in research grants and awards for the 12-month period ending Sept. 30, 2021, with the university ranking 8th in NIH funding among all public universities. Spanning more than 100 city blocks, UAB is the state of Alabama’s largest single employer with some 25,000 employees and has an annual, state-wide economic impact exceeding $12.1 billion. Forbes named UAB America’s Best Large Employer for 2021.


UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.


The laws and regulations regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccination continue to evolve. Please be aware that UAB may determine that obtaining the COVID-19 or related vaccination is a requirement for this position, based on legal changes or otherwise. If that occurs, the successful candidate may be required to submit proof of vaccination or obtain an approved vaccination exemption as a condition of employment.


A pre-employment background check investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.


Interested candidates should apply:

Post Date: May 31, 2023

Dean - Dornsife School of Public Health

Drexel University 

Drexel University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), School of Public Health invites applications and nominations for position of Dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health 

Position details

Drexel University seeks an accomplished and inspiring leader to serve in this key leadership position to develop and advance a vision of education, research, and practice, and provide support to a talented faculty and staff and a supportive administration. This position represents an opportunity to build on the remarkable successes the School has achieved over the past decade and extend the positive trajectory for many years to come.

Under the leadership of President John Fry and Executive Vice President and Nina Henderson Provost, Paul Jensen the next dean will have the opportunity to provide strategic planning, vision, and lead the implementation of academic offerings that increase student enrollment. The next dean will build on the significant momentum in research and nurture the careers of all faculty and staff. Additionally, the dean will continue to build on the success of the FIRST initiative, the Urban Health Collaborative, the Ubuntu Center on Racism, Global Movements, and Population Health and work together with faculty, staff, students, and supporters of the School to identify possibilities for national distinction and bring the best options to life. The dean will build upon existing partnerships and develop new partnerships within Drexel and beyond the University as well as seek external funding for the School by working with University Advancement leaders to identify and cultivate relationships with foundations, corporations, alumni, and donors who support the mission and vision of the School.

 The full prospectus is available here.

 For best consideration, please send all nominations and expresssions of interest to: Jim Sirianni, Managing Director Mark Halligan, Senior Associate Storbeck Search, 

 Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer

Post Date: May 18, 2023

Clinical (Teaching) Assistant Professor - Biostatistics
School of Public Health

University of Illinois Chicago

The Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), School of Public Health invites applicants for multiple non-tenure track Clinical (Teaching) Assistant Professor of Biostatistics positions. 

Position details

These full-time positions will begin in August 2023 and primarily entail the teaching of biostatistics courses to graduate students in biostatistics, public health, and other health sciences. Additional duties consist of advising graduate level biostatistics students, engaging in service activities, and the potential for research collaboration. Clinical faculty are valued members of our division and school community and play integral roles in mentoring, curriculum development and design, as well as classroom instruction. Clinical faculty receive mentoring for career development, have opportunities for methodological and collaborative research and have opportunities for promotion.

Essential Functions:

  • Teaching biostatistics courses in-person and online
  • Advising biostatistics Masters students
  • Engaging in service activities

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in biostatistics, statistics, or related area by the start date

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in relevant teaching or demonstrated teaching potential
  • Teaching experience in statistical data science and machine learning courses
  • Candidates who can contribute to teaching in the MS Biostatistics- Health Analytics concentration
  • Experience in biostatistics student mentoring, and program development

UIC is among the nation's preeminent urban public research universities, an R1 (very high research activity) Carnegie-classification ranked university, the largest university in Chicago, comprising of one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation and is designated as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Through its 16 colleges, UIC produces nationally and internationally recognized multidisciplinary academic programs and recent Best Colleges rankings published by U.S. News & World Report, found UIC climbed up in its rankings among top public schools in the nation and among all national universities.

The UIC School of Public Health is ranked among the top 20 schools of public health, is in the heart of the Illinois Medical District and is fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health. The Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics has faculty members spanning the two disciplines of biostatistics and epidemiology and is truly interdisciplinary. The Biostatistics section within the Division consists of nine full time faculty and several adjuncts and affiliates and serves students in PhD program in Biostatistics, MS program in Biostatistics, MS Biostatistics Health Analytics, MPH programs and provides introductory level instruction to the larger group of public health students. Biostatistics faculty engage in cutting-edge methodological and interdisciplinary collaborative research. Our program embraces diversity and inclusion across multiple dimensions consistent with the UIC SPH mission and values. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who will help us expand the perspectives and experiences we bring to our work.

Application Process:

The application process requires submission of a cover letter describing relevant experience and goals, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, other relevant documents (such as student course evaluations), and three references (names, titles, phone numbers and e-mail addresses). For fullest consideration apply by April 21, 2023 when review of applications will commence and the search will close on May 12, 2023. For further information, please contact Dr. Sanjib Basu (

Application Link:

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

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Post Date: April 3, 2023

Department of Biostatistics Chair

University at Buffalo, State University at New York

The University at Buffalo, New York State’s flagship, is consistently recognized as one of the world's most exceptional, most affordable universities, making it a top choice for students and faculty around the globe.

Position details

The University at Buffalo, State University at New York, seeks an accomplished researcher and educator to serve as the next chair of the Department of Biostatistics in the School of Public Health and Health Professions.


The chair will have the knowledge, vision, and energy to steward the growth and success of the Biostatistics Department in the ongoing pursuit of its academic, research, and service missions. The next chair will have the opportunity to recruit multiple faculty and lead the department in developing a compelling vision for the future of statistical science and education at the University at Buffalo. To learn more, download the leadership profile at


The next chair will lead the only standalone biostatistics department among SUNY’s 64 institutions. The Department of Biostatistics boasts a portfolio of high-impact disciplinary and interdisciplinary research and a range of undergraduate and graduate programs. Biostatistics has a formal presence in UB’s Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Clinical and Translational Research Center, Institute for Healthcare Informatics and Institute for Artificial Intelligence and Data Science.


WittKieffer is assisting the University at Buffalo in this search. Applicants should submit a CV or resume and letter of interest using WittKieffer’s candidate portal: Nominations and inquiries can be directed to Philip Tang and Sandra Chu at


The University at Buffalo is committed to ensuring equal employment, educational opportunity, and equal access to services, programs, and activities without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, gender, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, familial status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction status.

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Post Date: February 27, 2023

Pranab K. Sen Distinguished Visiting Professorships

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 

The nation’s first public university is at the heart of what’s next, preparing a diverse student body to become creators, explorers, innovators, and leaders in North Carolina and throughout the world. Carolina’s nationally recognized, innovative teaching, campus-wide spirit of inquiry and dedication to public service continue the legacy that began in 1795 when the University first opened its doors to students.

Position details

The Department of Biostatistics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) is seeking to recruit an aspiring international scholar in statistical science for the Pranab K. Sen Distinguished Visiting Professorship in Biostatistics. The position is for the fall semester beginning August or September 2023 for a period of up to five months. Preference will be given to applicants from developing countries as defined by the Departments of Biostatistics and Statistics and Operations Research and in consort with the dean of the Gillings School of Global Public Health. Preference will also be given to applicants who provide a plan for the proposed research. The visiting faculty, who will come from an area of statistical science, broadly defined, including bioinformatics, will come to UNC-CH to conduct research, possibly teach, and interact with faculty, students, and the university community. The major benefit will be an intensive interaction of the visitor’s strong methodology background with applications to interdisciplinary research underway at UNC-CH. The visiting professorship, at the assistant, associate, or full professor level, offers salary support commensurate with the rank. Financial support for other expenses is negotiable. Ideally, the visiting scholar will return to his or her home country for at least one year upon completing the appointment to further, expand the reach of interdisciplinary work begun in Chapel Hill. Applicants
should hold a Ph.D. in statistics or biostatistics or have a commensurate educational background.

To apply, upload your CV, cover letter, and research statement in the application at  Candidates must also arrange for three letters of recommendation to arrive via email to Annette Raines (
The deadline for applications is March 1, 2023.

Post Date: February 8, 2023

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