Assistant/Associate Professor of Teaching in Biostatistics

Assistant/Associate Professor of Teaching in Biostatistics

  • Memphis, United States
Assistant/Associate Professor of Teaching in Biostatistics
Job description

The School of Public Health at the University of Memphis invites applications for a 9-month non-tenure track Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor position in Biostatistics. The anticipated start date is Spring 2023, but Fall 2023 is acceptable. The position is in the Division of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Environmental Health.

Duties and responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and/or graduate Biostatistics courses, mentoring undergraduate and/or graduate students, and serving on committees to further develop, support, and enhance the Division and the School of Public Health. Research record is not required but encouraged. The successful candidate is expected to have demonstrated teaching achievement.‍‍

Desired skills and experience

Candidates should have an earned doctoral degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, or

a closely related field and experience commensurate with the academic rank of Associate Professor. Candidates with teaching experience in statistical computing, data mining, and machine learning are especially encouraged to apply. Rank will be determined based on the candidate’s qualifications.

About the employer

The University of Memphis is a comprehensive urban university classified as a Carnegie Doctoral Research Extensive public institution (http://www.memphis.edu/). The University has 12 colleges and schools, enrolling approximately 22,000 students, including 4,300 in graduate degree programs. Prospects for collaborative and interdisciplinary research exist with various University research centers including the FedEx Institute of Technology, W. Harry Feinstone Center for Genomic Research, Methodist Le Bonheur Center for Healthcare Economics, Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change, and the School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy. Collaborative agreements allow for cross-institutional

work with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and partnerships with Baptist Memorial Healthcare System, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare System, West Cancer Center, and other community health clinics and system

Areas of Research
  • Biostatistics
  • Public & Global Health
  • Epidemiology