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Assistant / Associate Professor Biostatistics
The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health

Company Information: The George Washington University was chartered by Congress in 1821 to fulfill its namesake’s vision of a national university that would educate the next generation of citizen leaders. Since its founding, the University’s mission has been to educate students representing diverse perspectives and interests so that they may become well-informed, ethically-grounded citizens. It has served as an engine of social mobility, and the leaders it produced have sought and found creative solutions to society’s most complex problems. Competing with some of the finest public and private research universities nationally, GWU is a comprehensive university with broad responsibility for education at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Position Title: Assistant / Associate Professor Biostatistics

Duties and Responsibilities: The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics of the George Washington University (GWU) Milken Institute School of Public Health (SPH) is recruiting a full-time tenure-track faculty member in Biostatistics at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. Candidates with interests in all areas of statistics and biostatistics are invited to apply.

The Department has expertise in biostatistical methods, design and conduct of clinical trials, survival analysis, longitudinal data analysis, meta-analysis, HIV/AIDS, cancer, behavioral, reproductive health and health disparities epidemiology, geographical health information systems and spatial analysis, and public health laboratory science. Faculty in the Department teach and mentor masters and doctoral students, conduct innovative multidisciplinary research, and engage in biostatistical consulting. The Department places high value on enthusiastic and innovative teaching, applied and methodological research, and collaborative science.

Responsibilities: The successful applicant will be involved with collaborative applied and methodological research, consulting, teaching and developing courses at the masters and doctoral level, and mentoring graduate students. The successful applicant will also develop and maintain an active research program in biostatistics. Opportunities for involvement in consultation activities in biostatistics and epidemiology may be available. Additional opportunities to collaborate with faculty from The Biostatistics Center may also be available.

Position Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: All applicants must have a doctoral degree conferred no later than the start date of the position in biostatistics, statistics or relevant field. Applicants must have a strong track record of peer-reviewed publications, evidence of proposing and/or implementing funded research, and a history of teaching graduate level courses in biostatistics and/or mentoring graduate students. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.

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Application Information: Application Procedure: To be considered please complete an online faculty application at and upload the following:

1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a statement of research interests, accomplishments, and plans; and 3) a statement of teaching and mentoring experience. Only complete applications will be considered. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin on 11/15/2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.

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Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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