The Milken Institute School of Public Health is seeking a tenured faculty member as Professor and founding Chair of the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics.. We seek a dynamic and visionary individual to oversee the transition of biostatistical educational and research activities, currently located in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, into a new department with an innovative curriculum and cutting-edge scholarship. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to help shape the vision of and provide leadership to the development of the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics.
The Milken Institute School of Public Health has a diverse and growing faculty, with a $90 million research portfolio. As the only school of public health in the nation's capital, faculty and students have a unique opportunity to work closely with government agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, the US Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration, as well as the numerous non-governmental organizations that are headquartered in DC.
We seek applicants with a doctorate in biostatistics, statistics, bioinformatics, health data science or a related field with strong written and oral communication skills; an established program of research; and a strong national or international reputation supported by a significant record of developing innovative statistical, data analytics or biostatistical methods. Applicants should also have a solid pedagogical record in one or more areas of teaching, advising, or mentoring and a demonstrated commitment to public health.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
Applicants should complete the online applicant and submit the following documents: 1) curriculum vitae; 2) letter of interest; and, 3) statement of qualifications. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on 1/18/2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
Internal Number: 64164
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