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11/29/2017
ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF BIOSTATISTICS
Oregon State University

Company Information: College, University and Community – We are the only CEPH accredited College of Public Health and Human Sciences in the state of Oregon. The College is located within OSU’s Division of Health Sciences along with the Colleges of Pharmacy and Veterinary Medicine. Our College has 2 Schools (Biological & Population Health Sciences and Social & Behavioral Health Sciences) comprising 9 academic programs (Biostatistics; Epidemiology; Environmental and Occupational Health; Nutrition; Global Health; Kinesiology; Health Management & Policy; Health Promotion & Health Behavior; Human Development & Family Sciences) and 4 collaborative Research Centers (Center for Global Health; Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families; Center for Healthy Aging Research; Moore Family Center for Whole Grain Foods, Nutrition and Preventive Health). OSU is the only institution in Oregon that offers a PhD in Public Health. Visit our website (http://health.oregonstate.edu) for more information about the College.
OSU is one of only two American universities to hold the Land-, Sea-, Sun-, and Space-Grant designations and is the only Oregon institution recognized for its “very high research activity” (RU/VH) by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. OSU is comprised of 11 academic colleges with strengths in natural resources, earth dynamics and sustainability, life sciences, entrepreneurship and the arts and sciences. OSU has facilities and/or programs in every county in the state, including 12 regional experiment stations, 41 county extension offices, a branch campus in Bend, a major marine science center in Newport, and a range of programs and facilities in Portland. OSU is Oregon’s largest public research university, conducting more than 60 percent of the research funded throughout the state’s university system. OSU has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, multiculturalism, and community. We actively engage in recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and student body that includes members of historically underrepresented groups. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming and supportive campus environment. OSU provides outstanding leadership opportunities for people interested in promoting and enhancing diversity, nurturing creativity, and building community. Please visit the OSU web site: http://oregonstate.edu/.
OSU is located in Corvallis, a community of 55,000 situated in the Willamette Valley between Portland and Eugene. Ocean beaches, lakes, rivers, forests, high desert, the rugged Cascade and Coast Ranges, and the urban amenities of the Portland metropolitan area are all within a 100-mile drive of Corvallis.

Position Title: ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF BIOSTATISTICS

Duties and Responsibilities: Position – The School of Biological and Population Health Sciences in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for one faculty member with expertise in Biostatistics. This position is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month tenure-track appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.
Responsibilities – Develop and maintain independent and collaborative research programs; consistently obtain external funding; advance the University’s research agenda in the areas of biostatistics and/or epidemiologic methodology; teach undergraduate and graduate courses in biostatistics; advise and mentor MPH and PhD students; provide service to the University, profession, and field of public health.

Position Qualifications: Qualifications – Required qualifications include: a doctoral degree in biostatistics, statistics, or closely related field; demonstrated expertise in public health as reflected by training, research, teaching and/or service aligned with the vision and mission of the College; a demonstrable commitment to high teaching standards; and a desire to work collaboratively with colleagues in the School, the College, and the University. The successful candidate will demonstrate evidence of (Associate Professor) or the potential to (Assistant Professor): develop strong independent and collaborative programs of research; secure external funding; deliver high-quality teaching, advising, and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels; and provide service to the School, College, University, and profession. Relevant post-doctoral experience, successful mentoring of junior faculty (Associate Professor), evidence of effective communication, and a demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity are preferred.

Salary Range: Salary is commensurate with qualification and experience.

Benefits: Benefits package includes several options for health/dental/life insurance, retirement, and tuition reduction program (some restrictions apply).

Website: http://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/39577

Application Information: Application Procedures – To apply, submit application along with cover letter, current resume/CV, and three professional references online at http://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/39577 (posting#: P01115UF). For full consideration, apply by January 8, 2018. Appointment can begin immediately, but no later than September 16, 2018. Questions regarding the position should be directed to the chair of the search committee: Adam Branscum, Professor, email adam.branscum@oregonstate.edu, phone 541-737-2665. Address questions about the application to: Mendy Gayler, Administrative Assistant, School of Biological and Population Health Sciences, email mendy.gayler@oregonstate.edu, phone 541-737-2643.

Contact Email: adam.branscum@oregonstate.edu

Application Deadline: 01/08/2018