Open Rank

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Open Rank
Department Name 34201-GSPH-Biostatistics
Position Number 0002840
Position Details

The Department of Biostatistics in the Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh seeks applicants for one or more full-time open-rank tenure-track/tenured positions, to begin in fall 2018 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 Pl 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 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. Candidates applying for the tenured position are expected to have a track record of externally funded research

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application along with detailed research and teaching statements, and a curriculum vita. Candidates for a tenure-track position should arrange for three reference letters. Candidates for a tenured position should provide a list of five references. Electronic applications are preferred and should be sent to Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2017 and continue until the positions are filled.


Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 11/06/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 01/06/2018
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