Department of Biostatistics (www.biostat.pitt.edu) Tenure/Tenure-Stream Positions
The Department of Biostatistics in the Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh seeks applicants for one or more full-time assistant or associate tenure/tenure-stream positions, to begin in fall 2019 or earlier.
The Department, founded in 1949 as one of the original departments of the School, currently consists of 23 primary and 20 secondary faculty members. We conduct cutting-edge PI initiated research (methodological and applied) and collaborative research on a wide range of topics stemming from real world applications in biomedical sciences. The Department has thriving MS and PhD programs consisting of, on average, 50 fully funded PhD students and 30 MS students. Our alumni hold faculty positions at major academic institutions, government agencies, and leading industries. The University of Pittsburgh ranks among the top five universities in the country in terms of NIH-funded research.
We seek applicants with a doctoral degree in Biostatistics/Statistics or related fields who have a strong commitment to teaching, independent methodological/applied research and collaborative research. We are interested in candidates with research expertise in the areas of causal inference, high-dimensional data, Bayesian methods, and clinical trials. Rank and salary will be determined by the candidate's credentials. New PhDs and postdoctoral fellows are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 175035
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Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.
Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.
Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military..., conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.