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01/12/2018
Assistant Professor of Biostatistics
University of North Texas

Company Information: With about 38,000 students, UNT is the nation’s 33rd largest university. As the largest, most comprehensive university in Dallas-Fort Worth, UNT drives the North Texas region. UNT offers 101 bachelor’s, 82 master’s and 38 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. A student-focused public research university, UNT is the flagship of the UNT System.

The University of North Texas is an EOE/ADA/AA institution committed to diversity in its employment and educational programs, thereby creating a welcoming environment for everyone.

The Department of Mathematics has 34 faculty members, 60 graduate students, and offers degrees through the Ph.D. The Department of Biological Sciences has 50 faculty members and about 200 graduate students, and offers degrees through the Ph.D. More information about the departments can be found at http://www.math.unt.edu and https://biology.unt.edu.

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Biostatistics

Duties and Responsibilities: The Department of Mathematics and the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of North Texas invite applications for a joint appointment tenure-track assistant professor position in biostatistics with the expected appointment to begin in Fall 2018.

Responsibilities of this position are to pursue research in biostatistics or a related field and teach undergraduate and graduate biostatistics courses in both the departments. The normal teaching load is two courses per semester with the typical 2-1 load during the initial years of the appointment.

Position Qualifications: The successful candidate for the assistant professor position will have a Ph.D. in biostatistics or a closely related field at the time of appointment. Preference will be given to outstanding applicants with previous academic research experience including postdoctoral training and undergraduate and/or graduate level teaching experience, and with a strong interest in interdisciplinary research.

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Application Information: Applicants must apply online at http://facultyjobs.unt.edu (search postings by System Identification Number: 6001802). The application must include a cover letter, current vita, unofficial transcript (official transcript required upon hire), three letters of reference, a research statement and a teaching statement. The recommendation letters have to be uploaded to www.mathjobs.org by the references. Inquiries regarding the position, but not the application materials, may be directed to Dr. Rajeev Azad, Search Committee Chair, on Rajeev.Azad@unt.edu.

Review of applications begins January 15, 2018; if not filled, applications will be reviewed weekly thereafter until the search is closed.

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