Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) - Biostatistics
University of Washington
Internal Number: 113171
The Department of Biostatistics within the School of Public Health at the University of Washington (UW) is a leading center of excellence for the development and application of statistical methods and theory in health sciences. It has longstanding partnerships with many local research institutes and with the Department of Statistics, with which it shares core courses in its rigorous training programs. More information can be found at https://www.biostat.washington.edu/about.
The Department of Biostatistics invites applications for two faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track). These are full time (100% FTE), 12-month service period positions with anticipated start in Fall 2023. The base salary range for this position will be $9,167 - $12,500 per month, commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.
The successful candidates will be expected to:
maintain an established high-impact statistical research program, including participation in collaborative research with members of the Department, its partners and/or the greater scientific community;
contribute to the Department's teaching program, including formal classroom teaching and mentoring of student research, with emphasis on innovative pedagogy and attention to equity, diversity and inclusion;
contribute to the departmental community by engaging in seminars and other departmental outreach activities, including in serving on key committees;
actively promote diversity, equity and inclusion in the Department and the field of biostatistics.
Candidates with expertise in any areas of biostatistics/statistics research, including analysis of genetics and genomics data, emerging biomedical data, causal inference and clinical trials, and health equity, are encouraged to apply.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY. The Department recognizes that health disparities stem from inequity, and encourages and supports the multiple identities of staff, faculty, and students including, but not limited to, socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, language, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, culture, geography, spiritual practice, mental and physical disability, and age. It strives to develop and maintain increased representation and recognition of each dimension of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. The Department has an active Equity, Diversity and Inclusion committee. A summary of the mission and the activities of that committee can be found online (www.biostat.washington.edu/about/diversity).The UW School of Public Health is also committed to fostering a diverse academic community and considers diversity, equity and inclusion essential to its mission. More information is available online (http://sph.washington.edu/diversity/). The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint). Additionally, the University's Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member's academic profiles and responsibilities (www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).
Candidates must have a PhD (or foreign equivalent) in biostatistics, statistics or a related field (e.g., computer science, computational biology, etc.).
All applicants are asked to submit:
a cover letter;
an up-to-date curriculum vitae;
a research statement describing accomplishments and future plans;
a teaching statement describing experiences, interests and approaches;
a statement describing commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; and
names of three reference writers.
This institution is using Interfolio to conduct this search. Applicants can submit all application materials free of charge via http://apply.interfolio.com/113171. Applications received by November 11, 2022 are guaranteed full consideration. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Confidential reference letters will be requested for all applicants during the initial stage of the recruitment process.
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University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
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COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information
Under University of Washington (UW) Policy, University-compensated personnel must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/.
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