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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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