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Tenure Track Assistant Professor
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Company Information: The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology is one of four departments in the College of Public Health, which also includes five funded research centers. The department currently mentors 40-50 students in MPH, MS, and PhD programs and performs active research in the analysis of longitudinal and other correlated data, survival analysis methods, clinical trials methodologies, health disparities, tobacco control, communicable diseases and international health. The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology is also the home of the Biostatistics and Epidemiology Research Design and Analysis Center which includes faculty, Masters trained researchers, and graduate research assistants who serve the OUHSC, along with public, community, and private health entities by providing data management, biostatistical and epidemiological support for projects and programs that involve clinical or health data. The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center campus is located near a vibrant and growing downtown area known for its cultural and sports attractions and for its low cost of living. The OUHSC is the hub of the Oklahoma Health Center, which includes 22 public and private health institutions. It is one of only four academic medical centers in the nation with seven schools of health in contiguous space (Public Health, Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Allied Health, and Graduate College). The Oklahoma State Department of Health is also located on the campus.

Position Title: Tenure Track Assistant Professor Positions in Biostatistics

Duties and Responsibilities: Conducting collaborative public health, epidemiological, or biomedical research and developing allied biostatistical methodologies. Providing investigators with training in research design and data analysis, as well as statistical consultation and collaborative research support, through the department’s Biostatistics and Epidemiology Research Design and Analysis Center (BSE-RDAC); Stephenson Cancer Center Biostatistics and Research Design Shared Resource (SCC-BRD SR); the Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design (BERD) Core of the NIH-funded Oklahoma Shared Clinical and Translational Resource (OSCTR); and through contracts with various academic departments on the OUHSC campus.

Teaching graduate-level courses in biostatistics, mentoring MPH, MS, and PhD students, and working with other faculty in developing and maintaining interdisciplinary graduate programs through planning, team teaching, and collaborative research.

Participating in faculty governance and oversight through committee membership in the
Department, College and University. Engaging in service to the public and to professional associations.

Position Qualifications: Candidates must have a doctoral degree at the time of appointment in biostatistics, statistics, or related field and 12 months experience in conducting collaborative research gained during pre- or post-doc training or previous employment. Teaching experience at the graduate level is desirable. Biostatisticians in all areas are encouraged to apply, although preference will be given to candidates with expertise in health services research, analysis of high-dimensional data, statistical genetics, or analysis of big data.

Salary Range: Salaries will be based on experience and credentials.



Application Information: Individuals interested in applying should email a letter outlining their research and teaching interests, current curriculum vitae, a preferred address for confidential correspondence, and the names and contact information of three references. The search is confidential and applicants will be contacted prior to requesting letters of reference. All materials should be emailed in a single PDF document to:

Daniel Zhao, Ph.D.
Search Committee Chairman
Associate Professor
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
801 N.E. 13th, CHB 327
Oklahoma City, OK 73104

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